19 record(s) found with the tag "place names" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Tlicho Dictionaries, Placenames, and their Stories
Principal Investigator: Saxon, Leslie A.
Licenced Year(s): 2015 2014 2013 2011 2009
Summary: The purpose of this research project is to increase the existing Tlicho Multimedia Online Dictionary and the related iPhone/iPad app Yati by adding the place names information previously researched with Tlicho elders (Dogrib Treaty 11 Council 2002), and doing additional research with Tlicho people of all ages. You can look at the dictionary on the internet now: http://tlicho.ling.uvic.ca. Other go...


Tuktoyaktuk Place Names Project
Principal Investigator: Hart, Elisa J.
Licenced Year(s): 2005 2004 2003
Summary: There is little information available for local schools on traditionally used places and place names. The purpose of this project is to get more in-depth information on a list of traditionally named places that has been provided by Tuktoyaktuk elders. Th...


Martin Zheh Ethnoarchaeology Project
Principal Investigator: Andrews, Tom
Licenced Year(s): 1994
Summary: The researcher as part of the archaeology program of the Gwich'in Social and Cultural Institute will interview elders about the upper Arctic Red River. Information regarding traditional place names, hunting, fishing and trapping areas, camping spots, location of graves and sacred sites and major trails will be discussed and recorded. This information will help determine where the researcher will...


South Baffin Place Names Project
Principal Investigator: Peplinski, Lynn
Licenced Year(s): 1995 1994
Summary: Students at Inuksuk High School, as part of their Inuktitut curriculum work, will conduct interviews with local elders at the Iqaluit Research Centre. Interviews will be transcribed into syllabic script by the students under the supervision of their teacher Shuvinai Mike. Interviews will be subsequently translated into English. Information will be publicly accessible and stored at the Iqaluit Res...


Tuktoyaktuk Traditional Knowledge Project
Principal Investigator: Hart, Elisa J.
Licenced Year(s): 1995 1994 1993 1992 1991
Summary: In this ongoing project to determine the location and nature of heritage sites, the researcher has interviewed 46 elders and 304 sites have been identified. In 1994, the researcher will verify the information provided with the elders. Verification of information will include: the spelling of traditional place names and traditional words, information on traditionally used places, identifying people...


Gichya Gwich'in Place Names Project (Phase III)
Principal Investigator: Kritsch, Ingrid D.
Licenced Year(s): 1994
Summary: Phase III of the Gwichya Gwich'in Place Names Project seeks to complete the data collection portion of the study by recording the place names for the remaining area, the Mackenzie Delta. As in previous years, the traditional trails, resource harvesting locations, sacred sites, campsites, and historic cabin sites will also be documented....


Inuit ecological knowledge as expressed through place names in the arctic
Principal Investigator: Rodin, Rachel
Licenced Year(s): 1994
Summary: Sites will be selected in the Repulse Bay area whose Inuit place names reflect the biological, physical or cultural/historical significance of the locations. Through visits to these sites and consultation with community members, I will determine the relationship between place names and environmental conditions. Sites will be selected using the Keewatin Nuna-top database of place names....


Campbell Lake Park oral history project
Principal Investigator: Kritsch, Ingrid D.
Licenced Year(s): 1994 1993
Summary: The researcher will conduct this study under the direction of the Gwich'in Tribal Council. The Council is interested in taking a role in gathering interpretive information for the development of the Campbell Lake Park. The purpose of this project is to provide the Gwich'in perspective of life in the Campbell Lake Park area. Information on place names, trails, camp sites, resources and stories w...


A study of Gwich'in place names in the Gwich'in Settlement Area
Principal Investigator: Andre, Alestine
Licenced Year(s): 1993
Summary: The proposed research project will involve a one-week trip up the Arctic Red River. Two Elders along with the researcher team will travel by boat up the river with two river guides. Elders will assist in the location and interpretation of traditional sites, place names and other significant features. A one-week visit will also be made to Fort McPherson and Aklavik by the researchers in order to...


Survey of Inuvialuit heritage sites located within the Mackenzie Delta region
Principal Investigator: Lennie, Naudia
Licenced Year(s): 1993
Summary: The researcher and guide/translator will travel the Mackenzie Delta regions of Thrasher Channel, Napoiak, Big Jim Channel and Horseshoe Bend to find the locations of camp and hunting sites, as well as cabins and legendary sites, that may be important to Inuvialuit history. Traditional place names and land use will also be recorded. Information will be obtained from elders who are living out on t...


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