44 record(s) found with the tag "hunting" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Investigation of changes to the Porcupine Caribou Migration Route
Principal Investigator: Charlie, Bella D
Licenced Year(s): 2015
Summary: The objective is to study the changes to the Porcupine Caribou migration route and the effects of increased hunting using the Dempster Highway (located in the NT and YT). The Principal Investigator will video record interviews with Elders and traditional harvesters in Fort McPherson. Interviewees will be ask about how their hunting skills, locations and methods have changed over the past 30 yea...


Nunamin Illihakvia: Learning from the Land (year 2 onward)
Principal Investigator: Pearce, Tristan D
Licenced Year(s): 2014 2013
Summary: The Nunamin Illihakvia project is dedicated to enabling the transfer of traditional knowledge, skill sets and values, based on Inuit knowledge and guiding principles in a changing climate. The specific objectives are to: 1) Facilitate the transfer of knowledge and skills among experienced hunters, Elders and younger generation Inuit for how to make seal hunting equipment, how to travel on the s...


Food Security and Drinking Water Vulnerability Assessment Related to Permafrost Degradation in the Jean Marie River First Nation
Principal Investigator: Ireland, Margaret
Licenced Year(s): 2013
Summary: The main objective of this one year project is to provide the community with a practical tool for assessing Jean Marie River’s (JMR’s) vulnerability to food security in relation to country foods, as well as the vulnerability of sources of country foods and drinkable water used by the community members out on the land, in the context of climate change. This tool will consist of a mapping of permafr...


Socio-Economic Perspectives on Changing Caribou Populations in Tuktoyaktuk
Principal Investigator: Parlee, Brenda L
Licenced Year(s): 2010
Summary: The goal is to learn more about the socio-economic dimensions of changing caribou populations (Cape Bathurst, Bluenose West and Porcupine) in the Inuvialuit region including i) local perceptions of caribou population change; ii) impacts on livelihood and food security; iii) responses of individuals/households and communities. The work will aim to answer the following questions: 1) What role do...


Dene and Metis Ways of Respecting the Land: Caribou Traditional Knowledge Study
Principal Investigator: Simmons, Deborah L
Licenced Year(s): 2009
Summary: This project is led by the Norman Wells Land Corporation (NWLC), and the methodology is participatory – that is, the project design involves community participation at every stage. NWLC President Rodger Odgaard is the Co-Investigator and will play a key role in leading all activities. These will include a field trip to Palmer Lake and a digital storytelling workshop. This research will document...


Social Networks as a Livelihood Strategy among K’asho Got’ine Youth
Principal Investigator: Parlee, Brenda L
Licenced Year(s): 2009
Summary: This research aims to explore the following questions: 1) What are the characteristics (composition, structure, relationships, transactions, and flexibility) of social networks associated with the sharing of caribou and moose in the community of Fort Good Hope? What role do youth play in those networks? 2) What role do these social networks play in the livelihoods of resident and non-resident...


Ways we respect the caribou: Hunting in Teetl'it Zheh
Principal Investigator: Wray, Kristine E J
Licenced Year(s): 2008 2007
Summary: The objective of this study is to: document elder/hunter perceptions of caribou health and population; document traditional practices for respecting caribou for comparison with government hunting regulations; and to explore the use of traditional knowledge and scientific data by hunters in decision making about where, when and with whom to harvest. Research methods involve individual interviews...


Comparative assessment of cumulative impacts on Aboriginal cultural practice: A longitudinal study in the Deh Cho Region
Principal Investigator: Parkins, John R
Licenced Year(s): 2007
Summary: Given the current development context in the NWT and the call for improved data collection pertaining to social and cultural well-being, project objectives are three fold: (1) Assess current Aboriginal cultural practices with respect to Aboriginal language use, country food harvest, and other practices; (2) Compare current levels of Aboriginal cultural practices with earlier research (e.g., Fort L...


The Influence of Aging, Social Structure, and Money on Subsistence Among Adult Inuit in Two Canadian Communities
Principal Investigator: Collings, Peter F
Licenced Year(s): 2007
Summary: This study is an examination of subsistence involvement among the first cohort of Inuit born and raised within the context of settlement life. The study is part of a longitudinal and comparative study of subsistence in two communities: Ulukhaktok (Northwest Territories) and Clyde River (Nunavut). In particular, the research seeks to determine the importance of a number of factors (traditional mate...


Caribou Leaders Project
Principal Investigator: Kofinas, Gary P
Licenced Year(s): 2006
Summary: The proposed project consists of two parts: interviews with elders and knowledgeable hunters about leaders of caribou and their role in directing the movements of the herd, and the completion of a questionnaire by hunters aimed at determining their evaluation of the current Dempster Highway hunting policies of the Yukon and Northwest Territories. Six to ten individuals will be interviewed on this...


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