Principal Investigator:Levitan, Tyler G Licenced Year(s):
The primary goal of this research is to dissect the Federal government's fiduciary obligation to First Nations, and to assess whether the Federal government is indeed fulfilling this obligation with Impact Benefit Agreements (IBAs) . Through a critical examination of IBAs, and an understanding of the State's position with regards to them, the goal will be to add depth to our understanding of the P...
Principal Investigator:Hoogeveen, Dawn AB Licenced Year(s):
The aim of this project is to begin a comparative examination of the contemporary land claims agreements. This project will examine land claim agreements, and the settlement of sub-surface land rights. Emphasis will be placed on the utility and importance of the delineation made between surface and sub-surface land rights. This is fundamental to the legal and spatial, and subsequent social and e...
Principal Investigator:Patrick, Mark Licenced Year(s):
The Inuvialuit Final Agreement was signed over twenty years ago and affects much of what occurs in the Northwest Territories today. It was created to help the Inuvialuit in overcoming the adversity they faced in the past and to give them greater control over their own land. The Inuvialuit Final Agreement has changed many things in the Northwest Territories, including how non-natives and natives su...
Principal Investigator:Martin, Brad Licenced Year(s):2007
This is a doctoral dissertation project in the field of history. The central objective of the project is to assess how the relationship between indigenous peoples and national park administrators in Alaska and northern Canada has changed during the secon...
Principal Investigator:Christensen, Julia B Licenced Year(s):
This graduate research focuses on the application of Traditional Knowledge in environmental impact assessment in the NWT, with a specific focus on the Mackenzie Valley, and will identify the ways in which this application is linked to political, social,...
Principal Investigator:Salokangas, Raila M Licenced Year(s):
This study will examine how sustainable development is taken into account in the Mackenzie Gas Project (MGP), with a specific focus on Inuvialuit opinions concerning the Project's environmental and socio-economic impacts. The research will evaluate the p...
Principal Investigator:Bayha, Janet Licenced Year(s):2004
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 fish and wildlife harvest information in their commu...
Principal Investigator:Armitage, Derek Licenced Year(s):
In Indonesia, indigenous groups are articulating a demand for rights to lands and resources and a greater role in processes of development and change. There is also an increasing emphasis on negotiating partnerships and collaborative management arrangeme...
Principal Investigator:Thompson, Reg Licenced Year(s):
The objective of this study is to ascertain the extent to which the legal obligations persuant to the Inuvialuit Final Agreement (IFA) are being implemented. Meetings will be conducted with individuals involved in the implementation and workings of the Inuvialuit Final Agreement in order to discuss the progress of the implementation of the legal obligations persuant to the IFA. Participants will ...
Principal Investigator:Keith, Robert Licenced Year(s):
The research will consist of the examination of files, minutes and other public records of the Environmental Impact Review Board formed under the Inuvialuit Final Agreement. These records are kept in Inuvik, NWT. The objective of this study is to identify principals and organizational design criteria for the sucessful implementation of the environmental assessment provisions of comprehensive land ...