Principal Investigator:Persson, Sofie Licenced Year(s):
This study examines Sami identity among Sami descendants in North America. Sami, formerly known as Lapplanders, emigrated from Scandinavia to Canada and USA beginning in the late 1800s to teach reindeer herding and to look after the herds. Interviews w...
Principal Investigator:Kovalench, Shelly Ann Licenced Year(s):
The objective of this project is to conduct a feasibility study on the use of geographic inforamtion systems (GIS) as tools for long-term monitoring of the Reindeer herd in the Beaufort-delta region. This project will focus on research based in Inuvik using GIS equipment and library resources. Logistical requirements may potentially require travel to Richards Island, Atkinson Point and Husky La...
Principal Investigator:Hart, Elisa J. Licenced Year(s):1995
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...
Principal Investigator:Collin, David Licenced Year(s):
This study will examine the social and economic impacts of Canada's only commercial reindeer operation upon traditional patterns of hunting and fishing of the Inuvialuit. The impact of technology and transportation upon the operations will also be examined....