Principal Investigator:Dutton, Jessica N Licenced Year(s):20152014
1. To explore the third space that exists between western medical diabetes treatments and traditional Aboriginal healing to resolve the false dichotomy presented in the literature on diabetes treatment in Aboriginal communities.
2. To develop a community-based, participatory program of research that will provide opportunities for community members with diabetes to engage in...
Principal Investigator:Chisholm-Smith, Alexandra Licenced Year(s):
The researcher, as part of a wider study on healing, will use a participatory research method to gain insight into the issue of incarcerated women in the NWT. Interviews will take place with women presently incarcerated in the North as well as with those directly involved (healers, correctional officers, government and interest groups)....
Principal Investigator:Fajber, Elizabeth Licenced Year(s):
The researcher will investigate the issues using qualitative, community-based, collaborative research methods. Research tools include semi-structured and unstructured interviews with consenting informants. Also, involvement both in formal community meetings and political assemblies, and in informal daily activities of Dene in the community will enhance the researcher's understanding of the heali...
Principal Investigator:Ryan, Joan Licenced Year(s):
No baseline information has been systematically collected for the Dene about traditional use of plants and animal parts used for healing. There are still several Dogrib elders who hold and use this information and the Dene are eager to have this knowledge documented so so that they can teach it to young people....