Principal Investigator:Pontin, David Licenced Year(s):
The intent of the study is to determine if Dene and Inuit ethnicity is a factor in receiving analgesia for long bone fracture in a rural Emergency Department.
This study is a retrospective chart review that will examine patients between the ages of 18 and 75 who presented to Stanton Territorial Hospital in Yellowknife between January 2005 and January 2008 with isolated long bone fractures iden...
Principal Investigator:Jacob, Victoria J Licenced Year(s):
The purpose of this study is to facilitate contact and communication between visiting professionals (government personnel and other agencies of Western society) with Indigenous communities and individuals.
The objectives of this research are : (1) to facilitate knowledge by visiting professionals in communicating with Indigenous peoples; (2) to facilitate harmony and respect between said-prof...
Principal Investigator:Moffitt, Pertice M Licenced Year(s):
The research methodology is fourth generation evaluation. It is based on the belief that there are multiple realities socially constructed through an individual's experiences and believed to be true when consensus is reached amongst a group of people. It is a methodology where the findings are created by the inquiry process. This process compares and contrasts emerging constructions and then creat...
Principal Investigator:Jones, Alana Licenced Year(s):
Alana Johns and Carrie Gillon will visit Inuvik for approximately three weeks in June 1999. During this time they will employ a number of speakers of the Siglit and Ummarmiut dialects of Inuktitut for brief one hour sessions. These sessions will either be 1) story collecting where the main purpose is to collect language data, not the content of the story itself. For this reason any story which the...
Principal Investigator:Rode, Andris Licenced Year(s):
The study requires the subject to swallow a harmless "marker" substance (similar to cough syrup) at bedtime, followed by the collection of subject's total urine output over the next 8-12 hours. The urine will be analysed to see how well the subject's body metabolised or used the marker and whether the subject is a "good" or "poor" drug metaboliser. Blood samples will be taken to determine the gene...
Principal Investigator:Whittles, Martin J. Licenced Year(s):
The Researcher will continue an ethnographic study of the people and history of Sachs Harbour. An investigation of the local economic systems and land use patterns will be undertaken, the hamlet political system and its interaction with other levels of government will be documented and Inuit history on Banksland will be explored. The focus will be on the locals interpretations of themselves and t...
Principal Investigator:Porter, Alan M.W. Licenced Year(s):
This researcher will measure the stature, sitting height, weight and various long bones of Inuit volunteers. A metal tape measurer and anthropological calipers will be used during this approximate 15 minute process....