Principal Investigator:Conrad, Diane H Licenced Year(s):2016
The aim of the study is to initiate a creative exchange amongst youth in 4 Aboriginal communities (Fort Good Hope, NWT; Pangnirtung, Nunavut; Kainai Reserve, Southern Alberta, amiskwaciy Academy, Edmonton, Alberta) through performing arts, storytelling and technology. Through consultation with the communities regarding the study's design and objectives, and collaboration between Aboriginal and non...
Principal Investigator:Bell, Marnie Licenced Year(s):
Project Goal: Health and social service providers in the North will have access to a learning resource that will help them to support communities to find their own ways to promote wellness and healthy living.
To identify community development needs, preferences for ongoing learning and expectations for support from employers; to assess levels of competency and perform a gap analysi...
Principal Investigator:Pearce, Tristan D Licenced Year(s):2014
The Nunamin Illihakvia project is dedicated to enabling the transfer of traditional knowledge, skill sets and values, based on Inuit knowledge and guiding principles in a changing climate. The specific objectives are to:
1) Facilitate the transfer of knowledge and skills among experienced hunters, Elders and younger generation Inuit for how to make seal hunting equipment, how to travel on the sea...
Principal Investigator:Saxon, Leslie A. Licenced Year(s):20152014
The purpose of this research project is to increase the existing Tlicho Multimedia Online Dictionary and the related iPhone/iPad app Yati by adding the place names information previously researched with Tlicho elders (Dogrib Treaty 11 Council 2002), and doing additional research with Tlicho people of all ages. You can look at the dictionary on the internet now: http://tlicho.ling.uvic.ca. Other go...
Principal Investigator:Daitch, Sarah S Licenced Year(s):
The aim of this research is to gauge whether the residential school teaching and learning unit in the new Grade 10 Northern Studies course enables NWT students to meaningfully engage with the difficult legacy of Indian Residential Schools. Based on the experiences of the students, the principal researcher plans to make recommendations regarding the teaching and learning material to the NWT Departm...
Principal Investigator:Jaker, Alessandro M Licenced Year(s):20142013
This project will produce two published materials, in Dogrib and Chipewyan: an intermediate-level reader, and a verb dictionary. The reader will contain elders' stories on topics from Dene Kede, with a focus on animals: the research team would like to include at least two short stories on each animal in both languages. The verb dictionary will list at least 200 verbs in each language, with the...
Principal Investigator:Branch, Jennifer Licenced Year(s):
The researcher will meet with community members, parents, students, teachers and school administrators to learn about the information seeking processes of junior high students. The equipment used on site will include a computer with CD-ROM capabilities, audio cassette recorder and video cassette recorder. The methods of data collection will include interviews, observations and verbal protocol anal...
Principal Investigator:McNeal, Joanne Licenced Year(s):
Phase One and Two were completed in 1992 and 1993. Phase 3 (completion) will review previous interviews and additional interviews will be conducted. Current interviews will become part of an international project headed by Dr. Rita Irwin of UBC....
Principal Investigator:Ahmad, Joe Licenced Year(s):
This project is looking to see if traditional knowledge can be documented and distributed using the emerging technology of computer-based advice....
Principal Investigator:Henteleff, Saul Licenced Year(s):1993
For a period of 5 days, I will work with a group of high school students from Iqaluit to conduct an assessment of contemporary television programs. The objective of the research will be to determine what interest the group has in this form of media as both a source of cultural information as well as a means for individual expression....