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Global Citizens in the Arctic: Learning to live in the NWT, Yukon and Nunavut
Principal Investigator: Parlee, Brenda L
Licenced Year(s): 2013
Summary: The main objective of this research is to explore adaptation to the resource-based northern economy by investigating how new residents (international immigrants) settle, live and use their local and global social networks to make a living within this economy. Narrative interviews and focus group conversations will be carried out with a cross section of new permanent residents and citizens from...


Global Citizens in the Arctic
Principal Investigator: Parlee, Brenda L
Licenced Year(s): 2013
Summary: The research is aimed at learning more about the experiences of new Canadians (e.g., landed immigrants, temporary workers), who have moved to Inuvik and Yellowknife for employment. Specifically the researcher will ask questions about: a) perceptions of "a good life" in Inuvik and Yellowknife; b) perceptions of the benefits and challenges of the local economy; and c) the level of support and sha...


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...


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