15 record(s) found with the tag "identity clarification" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Aboriginal Youth Stories of Culture, Identity, Community & Place: A Rural/Urban Educational Youth Exchange through Performing Arts & Technology
Principal Investigator: Conrad, Diane H
Licenced Year(s): 2016 2015 2014 2013
Summary: The aim of the study is to initiate a creative exchange amongst youth in 4 Aboriginal communities (Fort Good Hope, NWT; Pangnirtung, Nunavut; Kainai Reserve, Southern Alberta, Amiskwaciy Academy, Edmonton, Alberta) through performing arts, storytelling and technology. Through consultation with the communities regarding the study's design and objectives, and collaboration between Aboriginal and non...


Inuvialuit language and identity: perspectives on the symbolic meaning of Inuvialuktun in the Canadian Western Arctic
Principal Investigator: Oehler, Alexander C.
Licenced Year(s): 2011
Summary: At the heart of this research lies the desire to better understand the role of Inuvialuktun (and its revitalization efforts) in the construction of Inuvialuit cultural identity. The objective of the study is to provide a detailed picture of language ideologies and language attitudes surrounding Inuvialuktun among potential and current learners in order to inform the development and design of langu...


Canada's North - A Place to Call Home in the Land of Opportunities
Principal Investigator: Laidlaw, Victoria S.
Licenced Year(s): 2008
Summary: This licence is issued for scientific research application #198. The objective of this research is to investigate how non-aboriginal residents of the NWT acquire northern identities and how it impacts their participation in resource development consultations or decisions. This will include exploring how they personally identify as a ‘northerner’ and how they classify or categorize others as ‘...


The Importance of Collective Identity Clarity
Principal Investigator: Usborne, Esther
Licenced Year(s): 2007
Summary: The goal of this study is to explore the theory of cultural identity in a questionnaire for Aboriginal people in Dettah, N'Dilo and Yellowknife. The hope is to obtain a clear picture of what is going on in the minds of participants and about the struggle of Aboriginal people. This can be used to develop a different approach to improving the living conditions of First Nation people, based on the pr...


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...


Deh Cho First Nations Political Customs and Traditions
Principal Investigator: Irlbacher-Fox, Stephanie
Licenced Year(s): 2002 2001
Summary: The research will be conducted by the principal investigator and a researcher/translator. Research will take place between 1 August and 31 December, 2001, and will be conducted in Ft. Simpson and other Deh Cho communities, as decided by Deh Cho advisors and the research team. Information will be collected by interviewing Elders and others, individually or in groups, and through the use of works...


Birds of the Mackenzie Delta
Principal Investigator: Salomons, Michael
Licenced Year(s): 2001
Summary: The research team will be based in Inuvik, and travel within the Municipality on foot, bicycle and by motor vehicle. While the majority of the Guide preparation will involve the completion of background research/literature reviews in libararies and on the internet, field studies will be carried out to document the bird species present locally. These species will be photographically documented; no ...


Flora of the Canadian Arctic Archipelago
Principal Investigator: Aiken, Susan
Licenced Year(s): 2001 1999
Summary: The research team will be based in Tuktoyaktuk, and travel by scheduled flight from Inuvik. No field camps will be used, and all transport in the field will be on foot. Data will be collected primarily through photographic documentation of both the plants of interest, and the typical environments in which these plants are found. A single voucher specimen of each plant photographed will be mainta...


Dene Culture, Identity and the Land: A Family History Case Study
Principal Investigator: Preston, Andrew
Licenced Year(s): 1996
Summary: Research will take place in the Town of Fort Good Hope during the summer of 1996. It will expand on research begun in 1995 and will be designed as a family history project. Semi-structured interviews will be employed as well as participation in and observations of community life....


Arctic interests and ethnic conflicts
Principal Investigator: Jonsson, Rickard
Licenced Year(s): 1993
Summary: The researchers are collecting information as part of their international studies course in teacher training. They wish to examine issues concerning ethnic identity and politics. Through interviews with the Inuvialuit and Gwich'in, the researchers will collect information on the political goals of the Inuvialuit and Gwich'in and methods used by these groups to accomplish their goals....


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