Principal Investigator:Hall, Rebecca J Licenced Year(s):
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...
Principal Investigator:Lake, Tasha Licenced Year(s):
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...
Principal Investigator:Salokangas, Raila M Licenced Year(s):
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 ...
Principal Investigator:Little, Lois M. Licenced Year(s):
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...
Principal Investigator:Miller, Judith Licenced Year(s):
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...
Principal Investigator:Robinson, Suzanne M Licenced Year(s):200720062005
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...
Principal Investigator:Auchterlonie, Sandy Licenced Year(s):
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...
Principal Investigator:Driscoll Engelstad, Bernadette Licenced Year(s):
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...
Principal Investigator:Zarowny, Sister Mary Licenced Year(s):
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....
Principal Investigator:Gouttenoire, Veronique Licenced Year(s):
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....