Principal Investigator:Wray, Kristine E J Licenced Year(s):
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...
Principal Investigator:Snortland, Judy Licenced Year(s):2004200320022001
The Harvest Study is a 5 year, 5 community study being conducted in the Sahtu Settlement. Each month, in each community, a local interviewer recommended by the local Renewable Resource Council collects harvest information in their community using a brief face-to-face interview. All adult Sahtu Dene-Metis (16yrs +) and a select group of adult non-beneficiaries who provide for their Dene-Metis famil...
Principal Investigator:Kruse, Jack Licenced Year(s):
Part A: "Possible Futures Model". Researchers have constructed models which project how force of change will affect communities in the future, based on local knowledge and research findings of previous studies. In 1998-99, the "Possible Futures Model" will be presented to people of Fort McPherson and Aklavik. The model allows users to consider the effects of changes that may occur in the next 40 ...
Principal Investigator:Freeman, Milton M.R. Licenced Year(s):
The researchers will attempt to discover the views of people in regard to the hunt. They will attempt to determine why it is significant to the people of Aklavik in particular, and to the Inuvialuit people generally. This information will be elicited through the use of interviews and household surveys as well as through discussion and a questionnaire administered to school students....
Principal Investigator:Reeves, Randall Licenced Year(s):
The purpose of this study is to understand the historical and present-day dynamics of narwhale hunting. In addition, Inuit hunter and government resource managers have a common interest in ensuring that these marine mammals are harvested at sustainable levels and that product markets remain stable. The succuss of this management strategy will be reviewed....