Principal Investigator:Slavik, Daniel VW Licenced Year(s):20102009
This licence is issued for the scientific research application #892.
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 hun...
Principal Investigator:Millar, Nathan P Licenced Year(s):2007
The Travaillant Lake system is one of the most culturally and traditionally important areas within the Gwich'in Settlement Area (GSA). In recent years, in light of proposed industrial development and exploration that may threaten the aquatic environment within this system, Travaillant Lake has become a focus of fisheries-related studies that have attempted to collect information on biological char...
Principal Investigator:Millar, Nathan P Licenced Year(s):
Gwich’in people living in Tsiigehtchic have fished for broad whitefish, lake whitefish, inconnu, and ciscoes along the Arctic Red and Mackenzie Rivers for generations. Today, fishing is still an important livelihood, and fish comprise a major food source. The proper management of these resources is, therefore, a priority in the community of Tsiighetchic. A five-year study completed by the Gwich’in...
Principal Investigator:Bayha, Janet Licenced Year(s):
The Sahtu Settlement Harvest Study began as a 5-year project (1998-2003) in the five Sahtu Settlement communities. This Study is being continued in 2004 and 2005. Each month, in each community, a local interviewer recommended by the local Renewable Reso...
Principal Investigator:Stoddart, Melissa Licenced Year(s):
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...
Principal Investigator:Kruse, Jack Licenced Year(s):
Part A: "Possible Futures Model". Researchers have constructed models which project how force of change will affect communities in the future, based on local knowledge and research findings of previous studies. In 1998-99, the "Possible Futures Model" will be presented to people of Fort McPherson and Aklavik. The model allows users to consider the effects of changes that may occur in the next 40 ...
Principal Investigator:Suluk, Thomas Licenced Year(s):
The researchers will conduct household surveys using a questionnaire that has been prepared by the Department of Fisheries and Oceans. The Arviat HTA will oversee and review information and methods used for the study. A public relations campaign will include a poster contest in the schools and discussions of issues through local radio programs and CB network. The posters will provide informatio...
Principal Investigator:Henry, Gregory Licenced Year(s):1991
The Researcher and his team will assist the community of Sanikiluaq and the local Hunters and Trappers Association who are concerned about managing the reindeer herd for sustained meat production. In 1978 60 reindeer were introduced on the Belcher Islands and the herd has grown to approximately 530 in 1990....