16 record(s) found with the tag "religion" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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The Impact of the Priest Decline on the Canadian Roman Catholic Church
Principal Investigator: Baumann, Britt
Licenced Year(s): 2012 2011
Summary: To learn about how the shortage of priests is affecting parishes in the NWT. Also, to learn about the innovative ways Northern Roman Catholics are dealing with this shortage through lay leadership. The voices of Northern Roman Catholics should be added to this study. This is a qualitative research project that will gather data through personal interviews and observation. The intent is to interv...


Local attitudes of the Anglican Church towards its Aboriginal membership in the Yukon / Northwest Territories
Principal Investigator: Gaver, Cheryl A
Licenced Year(s): 2007 2006
Summary: The objective of this project is to assess (1) whether attitudes evident during the period of the residential schools have changed at a congregational level, and (2) whether cultural differences that also played a role in what happened in the schools are better understood and accommodated. Some of the questions to be considered: (1) What impact have the residential schools had on the relationsh...


Artistic & Architectural Expressions of the Christian/Traditional Religions in Northern (Sub-Arctic-Arctic) Communities of Canadan
Principal Investigator: Martelock, Heather J
Licenced Year(s): 2005
Summary: Christian creative practices are to be documented to include the influences of the geophysical, climatic and intercultural heritages located in Canada's northern regions. Audio-recorded notes will be taken during interviews with the ministers, priests, and laypeople. Photographs and schematic drawings will document the artwork, crafts, and architectural details located within the churches. This re...


Donald Marsh's Impact on the Development and Implementation of Northern Social Policies
Principal Investigator: Pilz, Krista
Licenced Year(s): 2004
Summary: The purpose of this thesis research is to examine the role that Donald Marsh, the second Anglican Bishop of the Arctic, had on development of northern social policies specifically regarding wildlife management, education, health care, and family welfare....


The History of the Federal Government of Canada's Residential School System for the Inuit 1955-1970.
Principal Investigator: King, David
Licenced Year(s): 1998 1997
Summary: Plan to interview approximately 8 people in Yellowknife who went to these schools. Interviews will be kept confidential. My research will be explained in detail and permission obtained from individuals who are being asked to provide their input. The ACUNS code of ethics for research in the north will be employed. All informants will be shown any information given and asked to approve its use. ...


Interaction of the Christian and Traditional Spirituality Among the Dene Nation.
Principal Investigator: Bedard, Joanne
Licenced Year(s): 1996
Summary: This work will involve talking to Band leaders, Elders, members of the Dene Cultural Institute and others suggested by DCI staff. Method of data collection will be designed in co-operation with community members, facilitated through DCI. Observation of the annual leadership meeting at Hay River will be included as a snapshot of current Dene socio-political issues. Confidentiality will be maintai...


Family and Society - North
Principal Investigator: Zarowny, Sister Mary
Licenced Year(s): 1995
Summary: Local church personnel or volunteers will invite those who wish to participate in evening or weekend sessions to discuss their realities and answer a number of open ended questions. Local followup may result from these sessions. Summaries of sessions will be forwarded to the coordinator and used for development of further reflection processes and pastoral strategies....


Inuit Political and Religious Leaders in the Traditional and Contemporary Worlds
Principal Investigator: D'Anglure, Bernard Saladin
Licenced Year(s): 1994
Summary: The researcher will establish the importance religion in traditional Inuit leadership. Past interviews with Igloolik Elders will be transcribed, translated and completed....


Local political power in Igloolik after the Nunavut Agreement
Principal Investigator: Poulin, Claude
Licenced Year(s): 1993
Summary: The researcher will collect information on the different forms of Inuit political power, including municipal, religious and economic power, that are present in the community of Igloolik. He will also interview residents for their views on the origins of Inuit governance as well as their expectations of the Nunavut Agreement....


Factors Influencing Change in Inuit Shamanic Dress
Principal Investigator: Caseburg, Debbie
Licenced Year(s): 1992
Summary: The purpose of this study is to analyze the historical and contemporary factors that influence clothing and adornment used by Belcher Island shamans in the practice of their traditional beliefs. The objective is to identify temporal (time) variations and determine factors influencing changes in clothing style and decoration....


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