Principal Investigator:Schryer, Rick Schryer Licenced Year(s):2009
The objective of this research is to conduct Traditional Land Use (TLU) and Traditional Knowledge (TK) studies in Behchoko, Whati, Gameti, Wekweeti, and Yellowknife with representatives from the Dogrib and the Métis. These studies will be part of obtaining permits to operate a mine at that location.
Elders will be interviewed either individually or with other members of their cultural group (t...
Principal Investigator:Irlbacher-Fox, Stephanie Licenced Year(s):
Tanning moose hide is a Dene cultural practice which continues from ancient times, practiced almost exclusively by Dene women. Today, tanned moose hide is prized as a material for ceremonial clothing, and is a marker of the continued vitality of indigenous knowledge and social practices, including bush skills, culture and values, tanning, and sewing. It creates positive social dynamics including k...
Principal Investigator:Stevenson, Marc G. Licenced Year(s):
To establish, through oral history, the macro- and micro-settlement patterns of the Cumberland Sound Inuit during the Whaling Era. Elerly informants will be questioned about the locations, and factors influencing their selection of 1)sites around the sound, and 2)dwellings within settlements. The ultimate aim of this research is to formulate a model of Inuit sociopolitical organization during th...
Principal Investigator:Scotter, G.W. Licenced Year(s):
1) To describe the geology, physical geography, flora, fauna and human history of that region. 2) To map and classify the vegetation types and ecological units of the region. 3) To identify outstanding features that might be critical of the management of the area....