3 record(s) found with the tag "governance" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Mapping, Language and Stories in Deline
Principal Investigator: Simmons, Deborah L
Licenced Year(s): 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010
Summary: As the community makes the transition to self-government, there has been an increased interest in language documentation through stories, song, and concepts of place in order to better understand what Dene government means. Governance thus forms one focal point of this research. The research team are particularly interested in the areas of variation, change and continuity in language, stories, son...

The Words Of Our Ancestors Are Our Path To The Future: Mapping Dene Language, Narrative and Governance in Déline, NWT- Phase 2
Principal Investigator: Simmons, Deborah L
Licenced Year(s): 2007 2006
Summary: The goal of this study is to understand the evolving role of Dene knowledge, language and culture and support community objectives in governance and land stewardship. This program is initiated by the Deline First Nation to enhance community capacity and Dene knowledge as a foundation for self-governance. Community researchers are provided with training, and community members participate in stru...

The Development of Dene Self-Government in the Northwest Territories
Principal Investigator: Smith, Shirleen
Licenced Year(s): 1993 1992
Summary: I am addressing issues of how Dene traditions of governance are reflected in models currently being developed, and how these might be accomodated within the democratic institutions of Canadian government. I will focus on an area of research that is both interesting and timely: Aboriginal views on the meaning of their treaties with the Crown in Canada....