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Revisiting the "Scottish Project"- Tlicho and Museum exhibition.
Principal Investigator: Wrightson, Kelsey R
Licenced Year(s): 2013
Summary: The objectives of this research project are to: 1) gain a general understanding of the exhibitions; how the relationship was established, the final exhibition layout, composition and content at the Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre (PWNHC) in Yellowknife; 2) learn about the roles of specific individuals and their experiences with the museum in Scotland; 3) better understand community and c...


Seeking Common Ground: An Ethnographic Narrative of Professional Practices, and the Marginalization of Community Ways of Knowing
Principal Investigator: Martin, Jim L
Licenced Year(s): 2013
Summary: The focus of this inquiry is to study the epistemological problems of understanding emerging from unexamined assumptions and values that frame the belief systems of government professional practices, and indigenous ways of knowing in the Tlicho communities of the NWT. The inquiry asks the question, “How can differences in ways of knowing between northern Canadian communities, and government be...


Mapping, Language and Stories in Deline
Principal Investigator: Rice, Keren
Licenced Year(s): 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010
Summary: The objective of this research project is to document Dene stories, language and song as a way of understanding governance and land stewardship. 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...


Pitquhiraluavut Puiglimiatavut (We will not forget our ways): Bringing home photographs of the Inuinnait Collection at the British Museum
Principal Investigator: Balanoff, Helen
Licenced Year(s): 2012 2007 2007
Summary: Through a partnership of Inuinnait communities and the British Museum, this project aims to repatriate traditional knowledge (language, literacies, narratives, values and beliefs) through viewing and visiting “things that talk” (historical photographs and objects) currently in the British Museum in London, England. This project involves visual repatriation of traditional knowledge through histo...


Traditional Oral History of Land Use at Tununuk Point
Principal Investigator: Coedy, Bill H
Licenced Year(s): 2012
Summary: The primary goal of the project is to document Inuvialuit knowledge of traditional activities and history of the Tununiq area through the collection of oral histories. The gathering of historical knowledge would extend to the more recent land use by industry in the period between 1957 and 1984 for the construction and operation of the BAR-C intermediate Distant Early Warning (DEW) line station and...


Lands, Lakes and Livelihoods: women’s subsistence fishing in Paulatuk, NT
Principal Investigator: Todd, Zoe SC
Licenced Year(s): 2012 2011
Summary: The researcher will study how people fish in Paulatuk today, how people talk about fishing and how fishing was practiced and characterised in the past. The researcher’s intent is to gain insight into contemporary relationships between people and the environment and inform anthropological discourse on women’s harvesting activity in arctic Canada. This project involves anthropological fieldwork,...


Brightening Our Home Fire: Women and Wellness Project Program Report
Principal Investigator: Badry, Dorothy E
Licenced Year(s): 2011
Summary: This project is a starting place with hopes of developing a proposal for a multi-year, multi-site study to develop and evaluate a culturally-based, trauma-informed, Aboriginal Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) prevention model, using a research process that is participatory, community-based, and decolonizing. The researchers wish to ensure that this FASD prevention model involves and addr...


Tracing Trails with Gwich'in: Poetics, Well-Being, Memory, and Land in Circumpolar Canada
Principal Investigator: Loovers, Jan Peter L.
Licenced Year(s): 2011
Summary: The objective of this project is to re-trace Gwich’in articulations in life, and to investigate the link between poetics (language and songs), well-being, memory, and land in circumpolar Canada (Fort McPherson and Peel River Watershed). The researcher will use a pedagogical approach. This implies to travel, work and live with Tetlit Gwich'in in Fort McPherson and in the Peel River Watershed. D...


Arctic Intergenerational Perspectives on the Future
Principal Investigator: Parlee, Brenda L
Licenced Year(s): 2010
Summary: The aim of the project is to develop and administer an instrument to gather both quantitative and qualitative data linking health and environmental change (caribou population decline) in northern Aboriginal communities. The research aims to provide outputs of relevance to the communities and partner organizations including policy relevant outputs on the effects of caribou population change on the ...


Arctic Intergenerational Perspectives on the Future
Principal Investigator: Parlee, Brenda L
Licenced Year(s): 2010
Summary: The aim of the project is to develop and administer an instrument to gather both quantitative and qualitative data linking health and environmental change (caribou population decline) in northern Aboriginal communities. The research aims to provide outputs of relevance to the communities and partner organizations including policy relevant outputs on the effects of caribou population change on the ...


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