23 record(s) found with the tag "family" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Diamonds are Forever: an anti-colonial, feminist approach to diamond mining in Yellowknife, NWT
Principal Investigator: Hall, Rebecca J
Licenced Year(s): 2014
Summary: The objective of this research is to analyze the way women's labor in Yellowknife (both paid and unpaid labor, including care for children and family members) has changed as a result of diamond mining. Related, it will explore the way relations within families may or may not have shifted, and the ways the nature of violence against women in Yellowknife may or may not have shifted as a result of th...


Relationship-Based Child Protection Practice
Principal Investigator: Lake, Tasha
Licenced Year(s): 2014
Summary: The objective of this research project is to understand the significance, values and beliefs regarding relationships and relationship building in an Aboriginal community. The principal investigator wants to develop a potential process of how social workers working in Aboriginal communities might build these types of relationships with families and communities. Sample: Aboriginal social work st...


The Meaning of Education for Inuvialuit Families in Tuktoyaktuk
Principal Investigator: Salokangas, Raila M
Licenced Year(s): 2007
Summary: The goal of this research is to investigate the meaning of education for Inuvialuit youth and their families in the community of Tuktoyaktuk, specifically; how has the meaning of education changed for the Inuvialuit families? Further, how has education contributed to social change and how does social change contribute to changes in education? Also, is the meaning for education different for local ...


Family Violence Protocol Development and Toolkit
Principal Investigator: Little, Lois M.
Licenced Year(s): 2005
Summary: The objective of research is: Collect inclusive community feedback on service gaps and better response procedures throughout the community of Yellowknife. Increase awareness of family violence issues, preventions, and response procedures. Build community partnerships among agencies and departments responding to family violence. Develop an integrated response to family violence by service p...


Self Care of Aboriginal Social Work Managers/Supervisors in Rural / Remote Northern Communities
Principal Investigator: Miller, Judith
Licenced Year(s): 2003
Summary: The purpose of this study is to explore the ways in which Aboriginal Social Work Managers/Supervisors who live and work in rural/remote northern communities take care of themselves (i.e., maintain their physical/mental health), and, from their experience...


A Community-Based Participatory Action Research Video-Making Project to Celebrate and Promote Family Literacy in the Western Artic
Principal Investigator: Robinson, Suzanne M
Licenced Year(s): 2007 2006 2005 2004
Summary: This participatory action research project has three main parts: the making of a video about family literacy, getting community feedback on the video, and recording the steps of the video-making process. Data will be collected through personal reflective...


Youth in Transition Survey
Principal Investigator: Auchterlonie, Sandy
Licenced Year(s): 2002
Summary: This project will help to provide an understanding of 1) the transitions youth in the NWT face; 2) the difficulties that sometimes go along with transitions; 3) what helps transitions go smoothly; and 4) the programs, services and other resources youth n...


Crafting Culture: Women's Work in the Canadian Arctic
Principal Investigator: Driscoll Engelstad, Bernadette
Licenced Year(s): 1996
Summary: Data is collected through interviews. Topics include sewing activitiy; clothing production for family use and/or sale; history of clothing change; fur preparation and household hunting activity; graphic art production; craft production; household income and disbursement; domestic responsibilities; community employment statistics and opportunities; current interest in sewing, clothing production b...


Family and Society - North
Principal Investigator: Zarowny, Sister Mary
Licenced Year(s): 1995
Summary: Local church personnel or volunteers will invite those who wish to participate in evening or weekend sessions to discuss their realities and answer a number of open ended questions. Local followup may result from these sessions. Summaries of sessions will be forwarded to the coordinator and used for development of further reflection processes and pastoral strategies....


Kinship and Names in Inuit Culture: Likeness Between Peoples of the Same Family.
Principal Investigator: Gouttenoire, Veronique
Licenced Year(s): 1994
Summary: I will collect data on the relationship between the names and physical likeness. I will interview elders and young people about their names, names of their relatives, and if physical resemblances links one of their family members to another. This follows a theory about the relationship between names and physical likeness in members on the same family group....


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