Principal Investigator:Millar, Nathan P Licenced Year(s):
Gwich’in people living in Tsiigehtchic have fished for broad whitefish, lake whitefish, inconnu, and ciscoes along the Arctic Red and Mackenzie Rivers for generations. Today, fishing is still an important livelihood, and fish comprise a major food source. The proper management of these resources is, therefore, a priority in the community of Tsiighetchic. A five-year study completed by the Gwich’in...
Principal Investigator:Blasco, Steve M Licenced Year(s):200920082007200620052004
This Beaufort Seabed Mapping Project is designed to assess the environmental impact of offshore hydrocarbon exploration and transportation on the renewable resources of the Beaufort Sea. This project has 3 objectives: 1) seabed sampling using grab sample...
Principal Investigator:Bayha, Janet Licenced Year(s):2004
The Harvest Study is a 5-year, 5-community study being conducted in the Sahtu Settlement. Each month, in each community, a local interviewer recommended by the local Renewable Resource Council collects fish and wildlife harvest information in their commu...
Principal Investigator:Parlee, Brenda L Licenced Year(s):2004
This project involves working with the Gwich'in Renewable Resources Board, the Tetlit Gwich'in Renewable Resources Committee and elders/harvesters from Fort McPherson to document traditional indicators and methods for community-based monitoring. The main focus of the project in on berries and berry-harvesting. Specific goals include: identifying signs and symbols traditionally used by the Gwich'in...
Principal Investigator:Bateyko, Darwin Licenced Year(s):
The purpose of the research is to develop a set of recommendations for management practitioners, which will improve resource management decisions within co-management regimes. These recommendations will be based on the field-testing of a methodology desi...
Principal Investigator:Metikosh, Serge Licenced Year(s):
The research team proposes to collect information about fish habitat features and use on watercourse crossings located on Crown Land along the tentative pipeline corridor in the Sahtu Settlement Area. The amount of work to be completed at each watercourse crossing will be determined during the reconnaissance level survey and will largely be driven by their size and flow characteristics. Smaller ...
Principal Investigator:Anderson, David G Licenced Year(s):2000
The objective of this study is to develop a forest management plan that is sensitive to the priorities identified by the Gwich'in Elders and contemporary Gwich'in forest users. A total of four graduate students and their assistants will work with forestry experts employed by the Gwich'in Renewable Resources Board (GRRB) both to supplement an existing database and to synthesize the material into a...
Principal Investigator:Spak, Stella Licenced Year(s):
The objective of this study is to examine the Beverly and Qamanirjuaq Caribou Management Board (BQCMB) in particular and resource co-management in general. The specific focus will be on their approach toward the necessary integration of different kinds of knowledge and it's ability to respond to specific community concerns and interests. The researcher will conduct open ended interviews aiming at ...
Principal Investigator:Legat, Allice Licenced Year(s):
Researchers will interview elders throughout the Dogrib region. Interviews will be taped, translated and transcribed. Data is collected using the participatory action research (PAR) method which ensures Dogrib ownership and direction of the project and provides researchers with research skills. Researchers are being trained in GIS/database installation. The project is being conducted under the ...