58 record(s) found with the tag "history" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Historical Perspectives on Environmental Knowledge and the Mackenzie Valley Pipeline
Principal Investigator: Stuhl, Andrew T
Licenced Year(s): 2014
Summary: The primary objective of this research is to achieve a more nuanced understanding of the place of science and technology in interactions with the Arctic environment since 1970. This objective is significant for three reasons. First, it extends and diversifies scholarly knowledge about Arctic history, which has yet to confront the ways in which scientific knowledge and industrial technology have be...


Inquiry: Listening to the Elders
Principal Investigator: Christie, Gordon
Licenced Year(s): 2014
Summary: The goal of this project is to create a bridge so that indigenous and non-indigenous youth can explore and debate issues around Aboriginal rights. The Inquiry exhibition is visiting eight colleges and universities across Canada, welcoming classes from Engineering to Fine Arts. Students sit in small groups and each student reads a “scrapbook” created from an interview with one participant in ...


“Northern Frontier, Northern Homeland”: An Examination of the Impacts of the Mackenzie Valley Pipeline Inquiry on Hydrocarbon Development in the Northwest Territories 1977-2013
Principal Investigator: Beaulieu, Michel S
Licenced Year(s): 2014 2013
Summary: The primary purpose of this research project is to determine how key recommendations from the Mackenzie Valley Pipeline Inquiry (commonly referred to as the Berger Inquiry or, for the purpose of this research, the Inquiry) have affected oil and gas development in the Northwest Territories (NWT) over the past thirty-six years. Through analysis of the Inquiry and the recommendations that resulted fr...


Exploring the History of Education in the Mackenzie Valley Region, 1940-1996
Principal Investigator: Fraser, Crystal G
Licenced Year(s): 2013
Summary: The researcher is examining the history of education in the Northwest Territories from 1940 to 1996. The objectives of this project are three-fold: 1) developing a historical narrative explaining the changing nature of education during the time frame; 2) interacting with community members to bring Aboriginal voice and perspective to academic research; and 3) reflect on northern history in regional...


Exploring the History of Education in the Mackenzie Valley Region, 1940-1996
Principal Investigator: Fraser, Crystal G
Licenced Year(s): 2013
Summary: The researcher is examining the history of education in the Northwest Territories from 1940 to 1996. The objectives of this project are three-fold: 1) developing a historical narrative explaining the changing nature of education during the time frame; 2) interacting with community members to bring Aboriginal voice and perspective to academic research; and 3) reflect on northern history in regional...


Exploring the History of Education in the Mackenzie Valley Region, 1940-1996
Principal Investigator: Fraser, Crystal G
Licenced Year(s): 2013
Summary: The researcher is examining the history of education in the Northwest Territories from 1940 to 1996. The objectives of this project are three-fold: 1) developing a historical narrative explaining the changing nature of education during the time frame 2) interacting with community members to bring Aboriginal voice and perspective to academic research and 3) reflect on northern history in regional s...


Abandoned Mines in Northern Canada: Historical Consequences and Mitigation of Current Impacts
Principal Investigator: Sandlos, John K
Licenced Year(s): 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009
Summary: The research team will work closely with members of four NWT communities to identify the historical and continued impacts of abandoned mines adjacent to their communities. The research team will ask how mineral development impacted the social life, economic prospects and local environments of Northern communities throughout the twentieth century, considering carefully the connections between socia...


Working Towards a Community-Based Archaeology of Banks Island, NWT
Principal Investigator: Kelvin, Laura E
Licenced Year(s): 2015 2014 2013
Summary: The primary objectives of this research are to: 1) begin documenting traditional knowledge of Banks Island that could contribute to our understanding of life on the island in the past; 2) identify similarities and differences between Inuvialuit and archaeological values, priorities and understandings of the past; 3) work with Sachs Harbour community members to develop culturally appropriate questi...


Traditional Oral History of Land Use at Tununuk Point
Principal Investigator: Coedy, Bill H
Licenced Year(s): 2012
Summary: The primary goal of the project is to document Inuvialuit knowledge of traditional activities and history of the Tununiq area through the collection of oral histories. The gathering of historical knowledge would extend to the more recent land use by industry in the period between 1957 and 1984 for the construction and operation of the BAR-C intermediate Distant Early Warning (DEW) line station and...


Human dimension of river resource development and transboundary water security in the Peace-Slave River Basin
Principal Investigator: Borowitz, Michelle A
Licenced Year(s): 2013 2012 2011 2010
Summary: The objectives of this study are to: - conduct collaborative and critical research that respects aboriginal knowledge; - disseminate aboriginal knowledge that authentically represents aboriginals themselves and their worldview and ways of knowing regarding their relationship to waterways and views and opinions of river resource development; - contribute to aboriginal peoples’ right to participa...


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