Principal Investigator:Piper, Liza Licenced Year(s):2016
This research seeks to understand whether concerns about environmental contamination or potentially hazardous food products (included imported foods) influenced women’s decisions about how to feed newborn infants after 1970. More broadly, the research team seeks to understand what factors (social, cultural, economic, environmental) influenced choices about feeding infants in the Mackenzie Delta r...
Principal Investigator:Laird, Brian D Licenced Year(s):
The overall objective of this research is to promote country foods in the Dehcho Region in a way that balances contaminant risks and nutrient benefits in order to maximize nutrient status while minimizing mercury exposure. The research team will work towards this objective through the implementation of research that will consist of the biomonitoring study to evaluate country food usage patterns, c...
Principal Investigator:O'Hare, Meagan Ann Licenced Year(s):
This project seeks to understand the challenges that a small, Northern community in the NWT faces with food sovereignty and programs implemented to address the issues. It also seeks to understand the challenges and opportunities that program facilitators and leaders have faced in regards to implementing a cultural programs and how they have dealt with these challenges. This proposed research emplo...
Principal Investigator:Low, George Licenced Year(s):20152014
The objectives of this research project are:
1) to determine through “Traditional Knowledge” which lakes are important as food sources in four Dehcho communities and which fish species are used for human food from these lakes;
2) to train community monitors to collect fish and other samples according to Environment Canada and DFO protocol;
3) to involve local school children in our studies by a...
Principal Investigator:Holzman, Sara Licenced Year(s):
This research has the goal of examining whether or not it is feasible to apply the concept of community agriculture in the Canadian Arctic as a means of promoting environmental thinking, good nutrition, public health and community welfare. The objectives of this research are the following: to understand and describe the disconnect that Arctic communities have regarding their food sources, to under...
Principal Investigator:Glacken, Jody Licenced Year(s):
This is a small, additional funded component of the Healthy Foods North evaluation which intends to add to the knowledge base in regards to working with partners in the retail food sector. This information will benefit Healthy Foods North and potentially influence further program funding and expansion in the Beaufort Delta region.
Objectives of this portion of the study are:
1. To conduct int...
Principal Investigator:De Roose, Elsie C. Licenced Year(s):2010
This licence is issued for the scientific research application No. 963.
The overall goal of the program is to improve healthy food consumption, and promote healthy activity, through improved food availability, nutrition education and by increasing physical activity for good health. These activities will reduce the risk factors associated with chronic disease. This program works closely with a ...
Principal Investigator:Kuhnlein, Harriet V Licenced Year(s):
The researchers will collect information about levels of food comsumption in Aklavik, Arctic Red River, Deline, Ft. Good Hope, Colville Lake, Ft. Simpson, Ft. Rae, Lutsel K'e, Ft. Resolution, Ft. Smith, Ft. McPherson, Edzo, Wrigley, Jean-Marie River, Ft. Providence, Hay River, and Ft. Smith. 3 types of surveys will be delivered by trained community members: (1) a 24-hour diet recall; (2) a socio-c...
Principal Investigator:Christensen, Jill Licenced Year(s):19951994
The researchers will be collecting information on the consumption patterns in traditional and store-bought foods as well as lifestyle patterns (e.g., fishing and hunting activities, health beliefs, traditional food use) of residents of Ndilo and Dettah. This information will be combined with results of the Back Bay Fish Study (which looks at contaminant levels in fish tissue) in order that human ...
Principal Investigator:Walker, Marilyn Licenced Year(s):
To examine the role of food among the Inuit, and in interaction with Euro-Canadians by observation of select families and their contacts with kabloona and indigenous foods. Profiles on areas related to foods will be written, select households will be interviewed, and a food survey will be completed....