Principal Investigator:MacDonald, John Licenced Year(s):
The expedition journals kept by W.E. Parry during his visits to the Northern Foxe Basin during 1821-1823 will be organized, excerpted and annotated under approximately 100 thematic headings and sub-headings. These journals provide the earliest written records of the area. The project will emphasize Inuit ethnology but will include geography, toponymy, biology, climatology and geology....
Principal Investigator:Stewart, Henry Licenced Year(s):
The Researchers will collect information pertinent to sub- sistence activities, social organization and present conditions. Data concerning subsistence activities will be collected in the field by observer-participation method for present and interviews of elders at sites of past subsistence activities for the past....
Principal Investigator:Whitridge, Peter James Licenced Year(s):
The Researcher will accompany hunters from the site of kills at the floe edge or seal breathing hole through all stages of ringed seal carcass treatment. Research will focus on the patterned dismemberment of carcasses for transport and consumption, including weights and composition of butchering units and other factors such as cooking techniques, socially prescribed distribution and refuse disposa...
Principal Investigator:Randa, Vladimir Licenced Year(s):1992
The Researcher will continue to investigate the ethnozoology of the Iglulik Inuit and to add to previously (1985, 1988) collected data. He will complete the identification of small terrestrial and water vertebrates and invertebrates and study the Inuit's knowledge and representations related to these animals. Information on zoological terminology will also be collected....