Principal Investigator:Shiri, Ali Licenced Year(s):
Specific objectives are to: 1) investigate and identify the information needs and information seeking behaviour of community members in the Inuvialuit Settlement Region (ISR); 2) develop a digital library of information resources; 3) explore appropriate methodologies for treatment of cultural heritage information; 4) create a culturally appropriate metadata framework as a basis for resource descri...
Principal Investigator:Zawadski, Krista Licenced Year(s):
The Principal Investigator (PI) will ask the staff questions regarding community involvement in the museum, about the structure of the institution, as well as questions regarding indigenous involvement in the museum.
Anthropological methodology will be utilized to collect data. Visits to museums and heritage centre’s will be conducted to examine the museum model that is being used at each site,...
Principal Investigator:Buckland, Laurie L Licenced Year(s):
The field studies are required to obtain specific environmental information for the study area and will be used in the preparation of baseline and environmental impact assessment reports in support of regulatory approvals. The study area is a 5 km wide...
Principal Investigator:Persson, Sofie Licenced Year(s):
This study examines Sami identity among Sami descendants in North America. Sami, formerly known as Lapplanders, emigrated from Scandinavia to Canada and USA beginning in the late 1800s to teach reindeer herding and to look after the herds. Interviews w...
Principal Investigator:Fafard, MÚlanie Licenced Year(s):
Working in collaboration with the Gwich'in Social and Cultural Institute (GSCI), the researcher, from the University of Alberta, will examine how the Gwich'in define heritage and how they wish to preserve and foster an appreciation of that heritage. The...
Principal Investigator:McCartney, Leslie Licenced Year(s):
Since the summer of 2001, the GSCI has undertaken a research project aimed at examining the question of how the Gwich'in define heritage and how they wish to preserve and foster an appreciation of their heritage in a way that reflects their own worldview...
Principal Investigator:Melton, Derek Licenced Year(s):
The overall goal of this project is to conduct preliminary baseline studies at Paramount Resources proposed gas well sites in the Fort Liard area. The wildlife program will begin with of a literature review to identify previously identified wildlife populations in the area. Fisheries and water quality studies will involve a survey of fish habitat, and of the water quality of any water bodies in th...
Principal Investigator:McIsaac, Elizabeth Licenced Year(s):
While conducting research in Lake Harbour in 1992, the researcher noted an interest expressed by residents in the development of a local cultural and environmental visitors centre. The purpose of such a centre would be to complement the Katannilik Park which is located on one of Canada's heritage river systems. As an initial step, the researcher will document the cultural and environmental herita...
Principal Investigator:Andre, Alestine Licenced Year(s):
The proposed research project will involve a one-week trip up the Arctic Red River. Two Elders along with the researcher team will travel by boat up the river with two river guides. Elders will assist in the location and interpretation of traditional sites, place names and other significant features. A one-week visit will also be made to Fort McPherson and Aklavik by the researchers in order to...
Principal Investigator:Riley, Toni Licenced Year(s):
The Researchers will assess the needs of heritage staff and volunteers throughout the NWT. Target groups include participants who have attended Northern Heritage Centre workshops and those actively working in the heritage field such as community historical societies, libraries, cultural centres and local museum projects....