Principal Investigator:Simmons, Deb Licenced Year(s):
This project includes five linked components.
1. Finalizing and contextualizing the Sahtú Settlement Harvest Study and assessing future harvest monitoring possibilities with community workshops. Engagement with harvesters in workshops will address the potential of harvest monitoring as a tool for community empowerment in wildlife management and to support and maintain the traditional economy.
Principal Investigator:Slavik, Daniel VW Licenced Year(s):
The objectives of this research are to document Inuvialuit knowledge, perspectives, and observations of factors that influence polar bears population health on Banks Island and in the Beaufort Region; and explore how traditional knowledge, community observations, scientific studies, and other information interact to inform hunters about sustainable harvest levels of polar bears.
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Principal Investigator:Loovers, Jan Peter L. Licenced Year(s):
This research will build on anthropological work undertaken with the Gwich’in in the first decades of the twentieth century. A continuation of ethnographical work will benefit Gwich’in communities and offer clearer insight into the relations between bush and community life, presenting the opportunity to explore this relationship at different levels, namely household, local, regional, national and ...
Principal Investigator:Snortland, Judy Licenced Year(s):2004200320022001
The Harvest Study is a 5 year, 5 community study being conducted in the Sahtu Settlement. 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 (16yrs +) and a select group of adult non-beneficiaries who provide for their Dene-Metis famil...
Principal Investigator:English, Michael C Licenced Year(s):
This study will examine how climate influences the success of hunting and trapping in the Pond Inlet area. The amount of snowfall and air temperature varies from year to year. Increased snowfall may change the normal range of the cariboo and a very cold winter may result in thick sea ice, affecting the distribution of sea breathing holes and number of polar bear found hunting. The researcher wil...
Principal Investigator:Ris, Mats Licenced Year(s):
The purpose of this study is to understand how Inuvialuit traditional knowledge and hunting of marine mammals has influenced the way local and regional management strategies are built up. Secondly, the researcher will make a comparison with other forms of marine mammal harvesting in circumpolar regions. Such a comparison will make it easier to understand the nature of subsistence hunting in the n...
Principal Investigator:Allen, Wayne E. Licenced Year(s):
The researcher will continue to conduct interviews with the elders and community members of Fort Good Hope in order to collect data to test assumptions about the long-term sustainability of existing Dene harvesting practices. Data will include resource distribution, land tenure and harvest patterns, genealogies and traditional knowledge. The researcher will continue to work closely with the comm...
Principal Investigator:Simpson, Larry Licenced Year(s):
The Baffin Regional Sub-Committee for Fisheries is examining the economic potential for the harvest of groundfish, scallops, crabs and shrimp in the Broughton Island area (from Cape Mercy to Cape Hooper). As part of a larger multi-year project directed by the Sub-Committee, this research will provide estimates of the types and numbers of fish and shellfish that may be available for harvest. From...
Principal Investigator:Bromley, Robert G. Licenced Year(s):
The researcher is interested in determining how many and what kinds of ducks, geese and swans are shot in the spring, as well as how many of the adult females harvested have eggs developing in them. This research has received a Wildlife Research Permit # WL 001432. A licence from the Science Institute is issued in order that the researcher can receive support from the Inuvik Research Centre....
Principal Investigator:Wenzel, George W. Licenced Year(s):
Dr. Wenzel will be interviewing some hunters to collect harvest data and to learn about the costs of hunting. He also has some academic questions that he is investigating. These include: is there a better definition for the words "subsistence economy"; can you collect accurate harvest data if you only interview some hunters instead of all hunters; and, what are all the preparations and decision...