14 record(s) found with the tag "social adaptation" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Global Citizens in the Arctic
Principal Investigator: Parlee, Brenda L
Licenced Year(s): 2013
Summary: The research is aimed at learning more about the experiences of new Canadians (e.g., landed immigrants, temporary workers), who have moved to Inuvik and Yellowknife for employment. Specifically the researcher will ask questions about: a) perceptions of "a good life" in Inuvik and Yellowknife; b) perceptions of the benefits and challenges of the local economy; and c) the level of support and sha...


Adaptation Planning for Climate Change and Subsistence Economies in two Inuvialuit Communities
Principal Investigator: Pearce, Tristan D
Licenced Year(s): 2010
Summary: The researcher will work in collaboration with community members, local stakeholders, scientists and policy makers to develop adaptation plans that address climate change vulnerabilities in the subsistence economies in two communities in the ISR. The project will use participatory methods to develop adaptation plans in the case study communities: • Secondary sources of information: Existin...


Gwich'in Perspectives of Intergenerational Resilience in Aklavik, NWT
Principal Investigator: Rawluk, Andrea
Licenced Year(s): 2011 2009
Summary: The objective of this project is to learn more about how different generations in Aklavik respond to changes both in the community and on the land with an idea that is called “intergenerational resilience”. In particular, the project looks to learn what “resilience” means to Gwich’in community members in Aklavik, understand how individuals, households, and communities work with and adapt to chang...


Health Risk and Climate Change in Sahtúot’ine Stories: Envisioning Adaptations with Elders and Youth in Déline, NWT
Principal Investigator: Simmons, Deborah L
Licenced Year(s): 2009
Summary: The research follows the participatory method established by the Deline Uranium Team and Deline Knowledge Project. Déline governance will ensure that the research meets agreed-upon objectives benefiting the community; that Déline, Northwest Territories and university research guidelines are respected; and that the intellectual property rights of Déline participants are protected. The community re...


The Meaning of Education for Inuvialuit Families in Tuktoyaktuk
Principal Investigator: Salokangas, Raila M
Licenced Year(s): 2007
Summary: The goal of this research is to investigate the meaning of education for Inuvialuit youth and their families in the community of Tuktoyaktuk, specifically; how has the meaning of education changed for the Inuvialuit families? Further, how has education contributed to social change and how does social change contribute to changes in education? Also, is the meaning for education different for local ...


Combining Two Worlds: Inuvialuit Youth Research with Elders and Southern Scientists
Principal Investigator: Pearce, Tristan D
Licenced Year(s): 2007
Summary: This project will partner with the community of Ulukhaktok and involve community youth as researchers to develop an understanding of how social change and climate change interact to affect the functioning and well-being of arctic communities, specifically for younger generation community members. The research methods in this study will be applied via an open and evolving process directed in col...


The Tutelage of Crime: Dependency and Deviance Iqaluit, Northwest Territories
Principal Investigator: Patenaude, Allan L.
Licenced Year(s): 1993 1992 1991 1990
Summary: Ongoing since 1989 this project examines the relationships and results of the imposition of Euro-Canadian social and criminal justice systems upon the aboriginal peoples of Iqaluit and how Inuit and others have adapted to those imposed systems over time....


The changing participation of Inuit women in non-traditional jobs
Principal Investigator: D'Anglure, Bernard Saladin
Licenced Year(s): 1988
Summary: Dr. d'Anglure, Helene Guay, and Elisabeth Joli will continue their work on Inuit women who participate in the wage economy. They will be interviewing women and elders to find out what sorts of social changes have caused women to be employed in jobs that are considered to be "non-tradional"....


A northern community perspective on health care services in Montreal.
Principal Investigator: Luttermann, Annette
Licenced Year(s): 1987
Summary: To document more throughly, the perspectives of mambers of the community of Clyde River concerning medivacs to Montreal and regarding teh separation of family members; experiences int the south with communication and adaptation; problems upon return to the community will be addressed. This information could aid those working in the south to better accommodate the needs of their Inuit clients when...


The Transfer of New Communication Technologies in the Canadian North. A Comparison of Experiences in the Western and Eastern Arctic Inuit.
Principal Investigator: Koebberling, Uschi
Licenced Year(s): 1987
Summary: To assess the positive and negative consequences, particularly socio-cultural aspects, of transferring new communication technologies from southern Canada into Inuit communities in the NWT; compare developments in the Eastern and Western Arctic to examine different mechanisms of technology transfer employed in introducing telephone, radio and television services; assess the ability of Inuit commun...


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