16 record(s) found with the tag "northern perspective" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Geometries of an Arctic Highway: Transforming the Last Frontier into a Global Resource Frontier
Principal Investigator: Bennett, Mia
Licenced Year(s): 2016
Summary: In light of rapid environmental alterations due to climate change and the Canadian North’s history of boom-and-bust cycles, this research has two objectives. The first is to understand the perspectives of residents in Inuvik and Tuktoyaktuk and government representatives in Yellowknife on the replacement of the seasonal ice road with a permanent all-weather road. The second is to discern who will ...


Conceptions of the Arctic Through the Lens of the Media
Principal Investigator: Mutual, Alycia
Licenced Year(s): 2014
Summary: Focusing specifically on the Beaufort Sea region in the Northwest Territories and Alaska, which has a lengthy history intertwining resource development with issues like Inuit self-governance, this research aims to explore the similarities and differences in perceptions of these issues both across countries as well as between northern and southern-based media. The main component of the research ...


Take it From the Top
Principal Investigator: Robinson, Suzanne M
Licenced Year(s): 2010 2009 2008
Summary: The objective of this research is to conduct a community based research project that celebrates Northern life, share the North with the South and study the South from a Northern perspective. Also, expand the project to include personal films made by student researchers. This video project will be a participatory research project. Student collection methods will be questionnaires, focus groups, ...


Strengthening Canadian Capacity to Maintain a Stable Circumpolar World: Northerners’ Views on the Arctic Council and the Idea of a Domestic Version
Principal Investigator: Kikkert, Peter J
Licenced Year(s): 2009
Summary: This licence is being issued for the scientific research application No.1044. This project will examine Northerners’ perspectives on how the Arctic Council might be enhanced to better serve circumpolar stakeholders in the twenty-first century, and how Northerners can be better engaged in priority-and agenda-setting on the domestic level. The researcher plans to conduct first-person int...


North of 60: Architecture, Place and Identity
Principal Investigator: Bender, Emilee
Licenced Year(s): 2005
Summary: The project will explore how a reconsidered learning environment may better respond to the cultural and educational needs of northern learners. It will include a study of both formal and informal learning environments, traditional building practices, and will also explore how traditional native teachings, ceremonial and ritual spaces, as well as appropriate technologies could be utilized to enhanc...


Alternative Sentencing in Fort Good Hope
Principal Investigator: Blomqvist, Jennifer
Licenced Year(s): 2001 2000
Summary: The researcher will reach Ft. Good Hope by air, and will be based in private accomodations. Data will be collected during interviews with participants in the Hume River bush camp, an alternative sentencing option for Aboriginal offenders. Interviews will be taped, to facilitate data collection. Participation in the study is voluntary, and all participants will sign a consent form. The researcher...


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...


Women and Empowerment in Northern Canada and India: A Community Based Strategy for Building an Ecological Sustainable Way of Knowing
Principal Investigator: Brown, Rai
Licenced Year(s): 2000
Summary: This project will study the impact of education of women's status in Northern Canada and hopefully develop an ethic that re-engages culture and ecology by challenging the western notion of progress. The researcher will conduct unstructured interviews with innovative educational institutions, sustainable development organizations, and women involved in community-building projects, social justice i...


Public sector labour organization in the Northwest Territories: 1965-1984
Principal Investigator: Powell, Chris
Licenced Year(s): 1999
Summary: The objectives of this work are to determine the nature of the relationship between the Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) and its employees between the years 1965-1984. Data collection will take place mainly in the Union of Northern Workers collection at the NWT archives, particularly for the period 1967-84 to examine to relationship between the state and its employees, particularly i...


The Role of the Adult Educator in a cross-cultural Context: Adult Education in the NWT Context: Aurora Campus, Inuvik, Adult Basic Education
Principal Investigator: Sharkey, Irene
Licenced Year(s): 1998
Summary: I will mainly reflect on any experiences and review secondary sources. I will collect data through an exploration of my own practice as an educator and through an investigation of significant themes previously identified in the literature studied in the area of cross-cultural and adult education. The following themes will be considered farther for their relevance in organizing the investigation: D...


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