11 record(s) found with the tag "food source" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Mushroom Cultivation
Principal Investigator: Katz, Sharon
Licenced Year(s): 2006
Summary: The objective of the project is to create a fresh, nutritious, cheap food source to supplement the northern diet, and to increase awareness of healthy diet. In the future the hope is to extend this project to create a cottage industry employing local people. The project will involve composting straw, and manure or synthetic compost. The compost is wetted and aired, nitrogen supplements and gyp...


Food Choice Decisions by Western Arctic Aboriginal Women and Children
Principal Investigator: Kuhnlein, Harriet V
Licenced Year(s): 2001 2000
Summary: During the second interview phase scheduled for this year, dietary data will be collected again for children aged 10-12. During this time, a random sample of young women and children in school will be interviewed for their food choice decision factors based on information gathered during phase one (Nov-Dec, 2000). A second interview phase will take place in the same communities during Sept-Oct., 2...


Metal Levels in Fish from Lakes in the Dogrib Region Surrounding Rae Lakes
Principal Investigator: Stoddart, Melissa
Licenced Year(s): 2000
Summary: This project developed out of the community concern's about the effect that local contaminants may have on their health and well being. The objectives of the study are: to obtain baseline data on the level of metals in fish from lakes that are commonly used as traditional harvesting grounds; to deliver the results of the study to the community and address local contaminant concerns; to provide co...


Sahtu Settlement Harvest Study
Principal Investigator: McLean, Ed
Licenced Year(s): 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1998
Summary: The Harvest Study is a 5 year, 5 community study being conducted in the Sahtu Settlement (currently running in 4 of 5 communities-talks ongoing with Deline RRC). Each month, in each community, a local interviewer recommended by the local Renewable Resource Council collects harvest information in their community using a brief face-to-face interview. All adult Sahtu Dene-Metis harvesters and a selec...


Evaluation of sources of vitamin A and calcium in traditional and market foods in K'asho Got'ine, Northwest Territories
Principal Investigator: Simoneau, Nathalie
Licenced Year(s): 1996
Summary: Data collection will proceed with the organization of focus group meetings. Women will be invited to participate in the study through promotion of the project in the community. Women are the most likely group to provide information on nutrition as well as influence food intake of the family. A food preference assessment will be conducted at the start of the focus group discussions. Focus group...


Contaminant analyses for wildlife food sources in the Inuvialuit Settlement Region
Principal Investigator: Bell, Bob
Licenced Year(s): 1993
Summary: This project was initiated following the concern voiced by the six ISR communities about the presence and levels of contaminants in the major country food sources. Samples of body tissues will be taken from charr, whitefish, seals and belugas in order to assess for heavy metal, organochlorine and PCB contaminants. These samples will be taken while other field research is being conducted by Fishe...


DeSalis River fishery monitoring, 1993
Principal Investigator: Stabler, Matt
Licenced Year(s): 1993
Summary: Anadromous arctic charr, currently viewed of as the eastern form, are known to spawn and overwinter in the DeSalis River system. Residents of Sachs Harbour have expressed an interest in harvesting arctic charr from this system for consumption and commercial purposes. Two resident monitors will sample the subsistence catch of this stock in order to estimate stock size and age. Whole fish will be ...


Licence #2641
Principal Investigator: Svoboda, Josef
Licenced Year(s): 1981
Summary: (1) Study of a lush high arctic lowland oasis - Alexandra Fiord - June - September 1981. (2) Comparative study of two arctic grasses (Saxifraga cernua) Lake Hazen & Rankin Inlet - June to August 1981. (3) Investigation into the possibility of growing native arctic plants as a food crop - Rankin Inlet - July - August 1981. (4) A study of the natural radioactivity in uranium rich northe...


Licence #2557
Principal Investigator: Svoboda, Josef
Licenced Year(s): 1980
Summary: 1) To undertake a study of arctic plants as potential food crops. Rankin Inlet - Summer 1980 2) To continue a study on the plant diversity in the high Arctic. Resolute, Alexandra Fiord, and Lake Hazen - June to August 1980...


Licence #2467
Principal Investigator: Korczinski, Rita
Licenced Year(s): 1979
Summary: To conduct a study of the life cycle and habitat of the isopod, Mesidotea entomon (a small crustacean). The study will also include consideration of the isopod as a food source for fish. To determine the extent of isopods as a food source, fish samples will be taken for subsequent laboratory analysis....


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