Principal Investigator:Prosyk, Liisa K Licenced Year(s):
The objective of this research is to explore the question: Is there any one program that could be considered culturally appropriate to the offender populations within the NWT? In order to administer an offender program that is “culturally appropriate”, there is need to gain better insight into the definition of “culture”.
The study will consist of the 4 following components:
Principal Investigator:McNeice, Julie Licenced Year(s):
The purpose of this project is to identify and explain where crime prevention through social development intercepts with restorative justice, in order to provide an integrated, seamless delivery approach. One objective is to suggest a new and renewed co...
Principal Investigator:Blomqvist, Jennifer Licenced Year(s):
The researcher will reach Ft. Good Hope by air, and will be based in private accomodations. Data will be collected during interviews with participants in the Hume River bush camp, an alternative sentencing option for Aboriginal offenders. Interviews will be taped, to facilitate data collection. Participation in the study is voluntary, and all participants will sign a consent form. The researcher...
Principal Investigator:Chisholm-Smith, Alexandra Licenced Year(s):
The researcher, as part of a wider study on healing, will use a participatory research method to gain insight into the issue of incarcerated women in the NWT. Interviews will take place with women presently incarcerated in the North as well as with those directly involved (healers, correctional officers, government and interest groups)....
Principal Investigator:Griffiths, Curt Licenced Year(s):
This study, started in 1990, is designed to examine the patterns of crime and the delivery of justice services to Inuit communities in the Baffin Region. The researchers will be completing their data collection during this field season. Justice personnel from Iqaluit and Yellowknife will be interviewed. In the spring of 1994, the researchers plan to re-visit the Baffin communities in order to p...
Principal Investigator:on Aboriginal Peoples, Royal Commission Licenced Year(s):
The Royal Commission has a sixteen part mandate and a detailed research plan. Research will be conducted both in-house and by researchers who are contracted to examine specific research topics. One licence has been issued to the Deputy Director on behalf of the Royal Commission for the northern component of this comprehensive study. Both the mandate and the research plan are available from the ...
Principal Investigator:Patenaude, Allan L. Licenced Year(s):
Investigation of existing information contained in documents will continue throughout the 1993 year in the NWT and southern Canada. It is anticipated that limited amounts of field work may be conducted in both Yellowknife and Iqaluit. This work will help to establish necessary baseline information on this subject as well as provide indicators of change. This work is a continuation of research c...
Principal Investigator:Wachowich, Nancy Licenced Year(s):
The researcher will look at sexual assault and break and enters. Specific cases will be traced through the court system and native people of the community will be interviewed as to their reactions and proposed resolutions of these two crimes....
Principal Investigator:Zellerer, Evelyn Licenced Year(s):
The researcher and her team will hold discussions with authorities in Yellowknife which will help guide the research. Data will be collected from government documents, archival material, court records, and interviews. Pre-sentence reports will be examined and women who are being held at the Fort Smith Correctional Centre for Women will be interviewed. Correctional authorities and service provid...
Principal Investigator:Hallendy, Norman Licenced Year(s):
The Researchers will locate the sacred site - Akitsiraqvik. The last remaining Elder who knows the location of the site will act as guide and will interpret the meaning of this place where conflicts were resolved, "justice" exercised and where it is believed Shamen occassionally practised....