12 record(s) found with the tag "heritage" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Envisioning Sustainable Heritage in the Face of Climate Change: A call to align national heritage management policies across borders
Principal Investigator: Haboucha, Rebecca
Licenced Year(s): 2017
Summary: The objective of this research is to establish sustainable methodologies that provide the long-term preservation know-how for cultural heritage at risk from climate change by stakeholders within and between nations. A multivocal approach will be used to adapt and safeguard heritage that otherwise will be lost due to the impacts of climate change for future generations. Two groups have been chosen ...

Subjectivity in Cultural Heritage Tourism: A Cultural Planning Approach to Economic Development in Yellowknife, NT
Principal Investigator: Rudkevitch, Ashley
Licenced Year(s): 2016
Summary: This research will allow for greater understanding of the impacts tourism currently has on Yellowknife, NT, whether they be positive or negative. By examining the subjective impressions and opinions of both locals and tourists, the researcher will be able to analyze how both groups interact with cultural heritage sites within Yellowknife. The ability to create a viable solution to protecting c...

Digital Library North: Creating a Path for Information Access in Canada's North
Principal Investigator: Shiri, Ali
Licenced Year(s): 2017 2016 2015
Summary: 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...

Where Do We Keep Our Past? Working Towards an Indigenous Museum and Preserving Nunavut's Archaeological Heritage
Principal Investigator: Zawadski, Krista
Licenced Year(s): 2014
Summary: 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,...

Environmental Studies for Anadarko Canada Energy Ltd.'s Proposed East Liard Gas Gathering System
Principal Investigator: Buckland, Laurie L
Licenced Year(s): 2003
Summary: 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...

Am I a Sami? Identity Maintenance and Identity Change Among Sami Immigrants in North America
Principal Investigator: Persson, Sofie
Licenced Year(s): 2003
Summary: 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...

Gwich'in Settlement Region Heritage Resources Project
Principal Investigator: Fafard, MÚlanie
Licenced Year(s): 2003 2002 2001 2000
Summary: 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...

Gwich'in Settlement Region Heritage Resources Project
Principal Investigator: McCartney, Leslie
Licenced Year(s): 2002 2001 2000
Summary: 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...

Environmental Assessment for Proposed Oil and Gas Development Activities
Principal Investigator: Melton, Derek
Licenced Year(s): 1999
Summary: 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...

The environmental and cultural heritage of Lake Harbour
Principal Investigator: McIsaac, Elizabeth
Licenced Year(s): 1993
Summary: 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...