Principal Investigator:Southcott, Chris Licenced Year(s):
The proposed project will examine the impact of transience on the social cohesion of Arctic communities. Using Inuvik, Northwest Territories as a case study the researchers, in partnership with community groups, will investigate:
1) the extent of mobility in the community,
2) determine what the major negative impacts of this mobility are on community organizations, and
3) discuss what can be...
Principal Investigator:Goehring, Brian Licenced Year(s):
The researcher will continue his study on the different types of economy present in Kitikmeot communities: the traditional econony derived from hunting, fishing and trapping, and the wage economy. This study examines the sources of cash income, particularly those derived from seasonal, part-time and rotational employment. The study's results may identify trends in wage-labour employment and a st...