21 record(s) found with the tag "modernization impacts" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Inuit travels in contemporary times
Principal Investigator: Collignon, Beatrice M.
Licenced Year(s): 2013
Summary: The main goal of this project is to gather data about how much Ulukhaktuurmiut do travel outside of their area and to understand how they feel about travelling to other lands and places, in order to: 1- Acknowledge the fact that travelling is as important today as it was in the past. People still travel a lot on the land, to familiar places, but also travel to other lands and places. One outcom...


The impact of television on northern native communities
Principal Investigator: Standefer, Roma
Licenced Year(s): 1994 1993
Summary: The researcher will examine the impact of television on the community of Lake Harbour. Information will be collected through the use of interviews with selected people, including elders, adults and youth. Discussions will also be held with school teachers, social and health workers, Hamlet Council members and the RCMP. The research is being done to assess ways in which the CRTC can provide bett...


Media pedagogy and Inuit high school students in Iqaluit
Principal Investigator: Henteleff, Saul
Licenced Year(s): 1993 1992
Summary: The researcher is interested in examining the influence of media on the Inuit culture and specifically is interested in the use of media by Inuit youth as a tool for cultural expression. He will be re-visiting students in the Iqaluit high school to continue his activities which include seminars on the subject of media and hands-on experience using video equipment....


Transition era history of Apex-Iqaluit, NWT: 1942 to 1963
Principal Investigator: Longworth, Bob
Licenced Year(s): 1993
Summary: During the period between 1942 and 1963, Inuit in the southern portion of Baffin Island when through a major transition from living off the land in the traditional way to living in permanent settlements. The researchers will collect information about this period of development in the history of Apex and Iqaluit by gathering information from printed materials as well as interviews with long-term r...


History of Inuit land use in Cumberland Sound, Baffin Island
Principal Investigator: Knotsch, Cathleen
Licenced Year(s): 1993 1992
Summary: In this second year of the project, the researcher will continue to examine the changes that have occurred in land use patterns by Inuit of the Cumberland Sound area from the 1880's to the present. The researcher will document the history of land use as noted by the Inuit of Pangnirtung....


New Music Styles among Inuit
Principal Investigator: Pelinski, RAmon
Licenced Year(s): 1992
Summary: As a consequence of contact between kabloonait and kabloona music, the younger generation of Inuit have begun inventing new song styles. I am investigating how these songs relate to questions of Inuit identity, what impressions all Inuit have of the songs, what groups sing the songs (and on what occassions), what are the lyrics, and to what extent have the songs been distributed (i.e., forms of d...


Inuit Clothing: A Study in the Transformation of Culture
Principal Investigator: Driscoll, Bernadette T.
Licenced Year(s): 1992 1991 1990
Summary: The researcher will examine indigenous clothing design and clothing change in the Kitikmeot region. She will record the historical change from fur to fabric clothing, as well as investigate the continuing importance of fur clothing to hunters and detail the social and economic significance of maintaining sewing skills within Inuit families. It will be the first anthropological study to examine c...


Ethnographic Study of the Psychological and Medical Impact of Modernization on Baffin Island Inuit
Principal Investigator: McElroy, Ann P.
Licenced Year(s): 1994 1992
Summary: The Researcher will conduct a four-week pilot project to assess the feasibility of a follow-up study of the impact of change and modernization over the last 26 years on Inuit families in Iqaluit. A comparison of Iqaluit in the 1990s with Iqaluit of the 1960s will be conducted utilizing participant-observation as well as formal and informal interviews....


An Oral History of Culture Contact in Frobisher Bay
Principal Investigator: Rowley, Susan D.M.
Licenced Year(s): 1991
Summary: The Researcher will investigate how Inuit perceptions of outsiders have changed through time from Sir Martin Frobisher to the American military....


The Tutelage of Crime: Dependency and Deviance in Iqaluit, N.W.T.
Principal Investigator: Patenaude, Allan L.
Licenced Year(s): 1993 1992 1991 1990
Summary: Mr. Patenaude will continue to examine the nature and extent of social change over time which may have resulted from the imposition of the Euro-Canadian social and criminal justice systems. This study, is independent and separate from Dr. Curt T. Griffith's project: "Crime, Law and Justice Among Inuit in the Baffin Region"....


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