21 record(s) found with the tag "diet" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Environmental factors affecting conductive hearing loss in Inuit children
Principal Investigator: Moore, Jan Allison
Licenced Year(s): 1994 1993
Summary: During 1993, seventy-six families in Coppermine participated in this study. Each child's hearing was assessed and each family was interviewed. Information was gathered on the family routine, diet and parenting style. Additional field trips to collect similar data are planned: the same children and families will be re-assessed during January and March 1994. Changes in hearing capability will be...


Dietary study of the Yellowknives Dene Band: Yellowknife Back Bay Project
Principal Investigator: Christensen, Jill
Licenced Year(s): 1995 1994 1993
Summary: The researchers will be collecting information on the consumption patterns in traditional and store-bought foods as well as lifestyle patterns (e.g., fishing and hunting activities, health beliefs, traditional food use) of residents of Ndilo and Dettah. This information will be combined with results of the Back Bay Fish Study (which looks at contaminant levels in fish tissue) in order that human ...


Inuit Diets and Organic and Metal Contaminants in the Food Chain at Sanikiluaq, N.W.T.
Principal Investigator: Weis, Michael
Licenced Year(s): 1991
Summary: Through interviews and diet diaries, the patterns of consumption of "country foods" and commercially prepared foods will be assessed in seasons throughout the year. This continuing study will assess the nutritional quality of the diet and will quantify the dietary intake of contaminants....


Igloolik Oral History Project
Principal Investigator: Qulaut, George
Licenced Year(s): 1991
Summary: In-depth audiotaped interviews are conducted with selected Iglulingmiut elders on a wide range of topics including: life-histories, wildlife biology, hunting techniques, sewing methods, skin reparation, diet, education, philosophy, astronomy, climatology, treatment of illness and folk-lore. The tapes are transcribed, translated, word-processed and edited....


Perceptions of Health and Traditional Foods
Principal Investigator: Egan, Christine
Licenced Year(s): 1990
Summary: Ms. Egan will continue work begun in 1988. She will interview individuals regarding frequency and severity of perceived health problems and the frequency with which health care was sought during the period of June to August 1990....


Food Composition and Dietary Evaluation for Nutrients and Environmental Contaminants in Mackenzie Zone
Principal Investigator: Kuhnlein, Harriet V
Licenced Year(s): 1990
Summary: Dr. Kuhnlein and her team will study the foods in the traditional food system of the Dene people of Fort Good Hope/Colville Lake for their composition and patterns of use. Nutritional properties as well as toxicological properties will be assessed. Household and personal food use interviews previously collected will be analyzed using nutrient and toxicology data of food samples from the Dene area....


Licence #9058
Principal Investigator: Viren, Tom
Licenced Year(s): 1989
Summary: The researcher will survey approximately 25 families weekly by using an interview/survey format to collect quantitative data. Participation will be entirely voluntary and all results of the study will be communicated to the community....


Radiocesium Levels in Northern Residents
Principal Investigator: Tracy, Bliss
Licenced Year(s): 1989
Summary: Dr. Bliss Tracy and team will be travelling to Baker Lake and to Rae-Edzo, NWT in order to complete whole body counts of radiocesium on the local people. Radiocesium falls from the air onto lichens, and is then eaten by caribou and passed on to people. The researchers will measure how much radiocesium is in people's bodies. They will document how much caribou is eaten so that they can advise peop...


Study of the Epidemiology of Hypertension in Pregnancy among the Inuit, and the Possible Influence of Diet
Principal Investigator: Gerrard, Jon
Licenced Year(s): 1988
Summary: Dr. Jon Gerrard proposes to study the potential relationship between blood pressure and diet during pregnancy among the Inuit, a dietary questionnaire will be completed by the mother and small amount of blood will be obtained. The research team will travel to various Keewatin communities....


Licence #4126
Principal Investigator: Borre, Kristen
Licenced Year(s): 1984
Summary: A dissertation research to examine how Dogrib Dene make diet choices and the kind of work activities they must do to obtain the diet they consume. Possible nutritional problems will be identified and the kind of diet desired by the community will be recorded....


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