Principal Investigator:Logie, Carmen Licenced Year(s):2016
The purpose of this project is to evaluate two arts-based Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) prevention programs that currently work with Northern Indigenous youth in promoting sexual health. The first program is FOXY (Fostering Open eXpression among Youth) in the Northwest Territories (NWT) and the second program is the Nunavut Sexual Health Drama Program (SHDP), in Nunavut. FOXY has been running...
Principal Investigator:Katz, Sharon Licenced Year(s):
The objectives of this study are to: build a compendium of Northwest Territories' dyes; develop protocols for medium-scale, reproducible dyes; produce dyes from non-traditional sources available in the region; provide dyes for northern arts and crafts; and, obtain information needed to establish a community-based dye industry in NWT communities.
The researchers will conduct interviews of elder...
Principal Investigator:Driscoll Engelstad, Bernadette Licenced Year(s):
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...
Principal Investigator:Miller, Beth Licenced Year(s):
The researcher will return to Igloolik to undertake a more detailed examination of the economic and cultural importance of sewing activities in the Inuit household. The issues to be considered are the teaching and learning of sewing skills, the close connections between hunting and sewing and the economic contribution of sewing to the household. In addition, the researcher will collect informati...
Principal Investigator:Stankiewicz, B.A. Licenced Year(s):
The Researcher will examine the production, marketing and consumption of Northern arts and crafts. Artisans and craftsmakers in Yellowknife, Iqaluit and Pangnirtung will be consulted. Markets for Northern arts and crafts (co-operatives, stores, art galleries) will be surveyed. Tourists in the North and other purchasers in the South will also be interviewed....
Principal Investigator:Leroux, Odette Licenced Year(s):
Odette Laroux is travelling to various communities to meet with Inuit artists, art advisors, and co-op managers in order to gather archival information for the museum and to collect information so that unidentified sculptures form the National Inuit Art Collection can be identified....