16 record(s) found with the tag "self-government" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Self-Determination in Deline: Cultural and Linguistic Revitalization in a Legal and Spatial Context
Principal Investigator: Rice, Faun E
Licenced Year(s): 2015
Summary: The Principle Investigator aims to produce a useful record and analysis not only for Indigenous populations working towards a similar level of independence, but also for Canadian scholars, institutions, and individuals working with First Nations, Metis, or Inuit populations that will help them ensure that their practices are aiding decolonization. This project will involve ethnographic field r...


Inuit Regional Autonomy in the Provincial and Territorial North
Principal Investigator: Wilson, Gary N
Licenced Year(s): 2015 2014
Summary: The research examines intergovernmental relations between the Inuvialuit Settlement Region (ISR) and other levels of government (territorial, federal) and the administration of various policy areas by the Inuvialuit Regional Corporation (IRC), alone or in conjunction with other regional bodies or other levels of government. This project will compare the self-government process in the ISR to that o...


Building Human Resources Capacity in Aboriginal Governments (through the GNWT)
Principal Investigator: Gowans, Grant W
Licenced Year(s): 2014
Summary: The product of this research will be a paper that outlines the current situation with respect to the level of Human Resource (HR) Capacity support offered by the Government of the Northwest Territories to Aboriginal organizations. Furthermore, strengths, deficiencies, and gaps of this HR Capacity support with respect to what is required for Aboriginal organizations to successfully transition to su...


Gendering Self-Determination: Comparing Indigenous Women in Canada, Greenland and the Nordic Countries
Principal Investigator: Kuokkanen, Rauna
Licenced Year(s): 2014
Summary: The project focuses on two primary goals which are to: 1. Provide a gendered account of indigenous self-determination. This includes (1) mapping the gender power dynamics of the existing self-governance institutions, cultures and discourses, and (2) identifying how collective and individual forms of self-determination are conceptualized, articulated and negotiated by various groups and individual...


Land Use as Management: Re-imagining the Déline Renewable Resource Council in an Aboriginal Self-Government Era
Principal Investigator: Caine, Ken J
Licenced Year(s): 2010
Summary: This project builds upon doctoral research with the Déline Land Corporation and Déline Renewable Resource Council (DRRC) on the Great Bear Lake Watershed Management Plan (GBLMP) and protection of the Saoyú/?ehdacho Aboriginal cultural landscape. More broadly, this research is also a continuation of a collaborative, community-based management and research. Through a process of preliminary field-wor...


Preparing for Deline Self Government: Mapping the Enabling/Disabling Environment
Principal Investigator: Irlbacher-Fox, Stephanie
Licenced Year(s): 2009
Summary: This licence is being issued for the scientific research application no. 980. The objectives of the research are: 1) to gain a greater understanding among community administrators and members of how external agencies on the effectiveness of community governments; 2) increase awareness of how systemic obstructing and facilitating factors may be approached to create an enabling environment for in...


Indigenous Knowledge and Environmental Impact Assessment in the Northwest Territories
Principal Investigator: Christensen, Julia B
Licenced Year(s): 2004
Summary: This graduate research focuses on the application of Traditional Knowledge in environmental impact assessment in the NWT, with a specific focus on the Mackenzie Valley, and will identify the ways in which this application is linked to political, social,...


Deh Cho First Nations Political Customs and Traditions
Principal Investigator: Irlbacher-Fox, Stephanie
Licenced Year(s): 2002 2001
Summary: The research will be conducted by the principal investigator and a researcher/translator. Research will take place between 1 August and 31 December, 2001, and will be conducted in Ft. Simpson and other Deh Cho communities, as decided by Deh Cho advisors and the research team. Information will be collected by interviewing Elders and others, individually or in groups, and through the use of works...


Implementation of Legal Obligations Under the Inuvialuit Final Agreement.
Principal Investigator: Thompson, Reg
Licenced Year(s): 1999
Summary: The objective of this study is to ascertain the extent to which the legal obligations persuant to the Inuvialuit Final Agreement (IFA) are being implemented. Meetings will be conducted with individuals involved in the implementation and workings of the Inuvialuit Final Agreement in order to discuss the progress of the implementation of the legal obligations persuant to the IFA. Participants will ...


Inuvialuit and Gwich'in Traditional Governance Research Project
Principal Investigator: Irlbacher-Fox, Stephanie
Licenced Year(s): 1998
Summary: This project will involve researching Inuvialuit and Gwich'in traditional governance and how this can be used in shaping self government institutions. To do this research the self government office plans to: 1) hire community development workers in each community, 2) train community development workers in the skills they need to do the research and work on other areas of self government, 3) worker...


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