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Influences on the Quality of Life of Older Adults in the Northwest Territories
Principal Investigator: Bott, Gloria
Licenced Year(s): 2014 2013
Summary: The objectives of this study are to: 1. Provide a rich background and context for the study topic with input from key older adults in NWT, 2. engage older adults living in the NWT to identify the current actual and potential influences upon and threats to their Quality of Life (QOL), and 3. provide older adults with information that could influence policy decisions related to the QOL for older ...


Climate as a Health Determinant in the Aklavik Region of the Northwest Territories
Principal Investigator: Chatwood, Susan
Licenced Year(s): 2009
Summary: This licence is being issued for the scientific research application No.1060. The main objectives of this research are to 1) describe climate change as a determinant of health and highlight the specific relevance to our northern regions; 2) describe the current climate changes evident globally, nationally, in circumpolar regions and in the community of Aklavik; 3) describe a health determinan...


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 ‘...


Thick discription of the Change of Canada's First Nations Traditions in History - A Discussion of Clifford Geertz's Anthropological Approach Based on Field Studies in Canada
Principal Investigator: Fremgen, Barbara A.
Licenced Year(s): 2006 2006
Summary: The researcher will be investigating philosopher Clifford Geertz’s research and how he understands culture and humanity. His most important method, thick description, will be used by the researcher to get to know more about the cultures present in Inuvik by observing, writing descriptions and analyzing meaningful behaviours. The researcher will then use this experience of applying Clifford Geertz’...


Landscapes of Power: Native Peoples and National Parks in Alaska and Northern Canada, 1940-1990
Principal Investigator: Martin, Brad
Licenced Year(s): 2007 2004
Summary: 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...


A Sense of Place for the People of Ft. Smith, NT
Principal Investigator: Meredith, John
Licenced Year(s): 2001
Summary: The researcher will walk throughout the Town of Ft. Smith on foot. Citizens of the town will be requested to participate in an interview to determine their perceptions of their surroundings. Interviews will be video-taped (with the participants permission), or manually recorded. The target goal is to interview 50 persons, although a smaller sample will be sufficient as long as it represents a c...


Crafting Culture: Women's Work in the Canadian Arctic
Principal Investigator: Driscoll Engelstad, Bernadette
Licenced Year(s): 1996
Summary: Data is collected through interviews. Topics include sewing activitiy; clothing production for family use and/or sale; history of clothing change; fur preparation and household hunting activity; graphic art production; craft production; household income and disbursement; domestic responsibilities; community employment statistics and opportunities; current interest in sewing, clothing production b...


An Analysis of the Roles, Responsibilities and Management practices in the Nortwest Territories Education System
Principal Investigator: Richardson, Denrick
Licenced Year(s): 1996
Summary: The study will follow an ethnographic or qualitative approach. An attempt will be made to interview a total of 100 people representing influential people in the communities....


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....


Aboriginal Self Government in the Canadian and Russian North: Problems and Prospects
Principal Investigator: Borisov, Andrian
Licenced Year(s): 1996
Summary: Studies in the Northwest Territories are a part of a comparative study of Canadian and Russian Norths to understand the problems and prospects for greater aboriginal self-determination. Areas examined included the level of aboriginal organization, at local, district and regional levels; the resources available to aboriginal peoples and their leadership to pursue collective interests; the types of...


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