42 record(s) found with the tag "social sciences" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Picturing the Thelon River: Restor(y)ing Denesoline relations en route to the headwaters (continued)
Principal Investigator: Grimwood, Bryan S.R.
Licenced Year(s): 2016 2015 2014
Summary: The purpose of this research has been to work collaboratively with the Lutsel K’e Dene First Nation to reveal and restore Denesoline relationships to the Thelon River watershed. The study has involved three objectives: 1. To foster and celebrate Denesoline cultural livelihoods by recording, experiencing, and exchanging local and traditional knowledge associated with the Thelon; 2. To synthesize,...


Mapping, Language and Stories in Deline
Principal Investigator: Rice, Keren
Licenced Year(s): 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010
Summary: As the community makes the transition to self-government, there has been an increased interest in language documentation through stories, song, and concepts of place in order to better understand what Dene government means. Governance thus forms one focal point of this research. The research team is particularly interested in the areas of variation, change and continuity in language, stories, song...


Courageous Lake Project - Social and Economic Sciences Research
Principal Investigator: Duthie, Andrew
Licenced Year(s): 2012 2011
Summary: The objectives of this research are to build up baseline reports on the social/economic and land and resource use conditions in the research area. For the interview-based research: Length of interviews - typically lasting approximately an hour, longer interviews would be confirmed in advance out of respect for people's schedules. Type of Interviews - Personal interviews are carried out wherev...


Pine Point Socioeconomics and Traditional Use/Knowledge Study
Principal Investigator: Robinson, Andrew
Licenced Year(s): 2012
Summary: The objectives of this research are to build up baseline reports on the social/economic and land and resource use conditions in the research area. The objectives of the Traditional Knowledge (TK) research is to compile a baseline report on TK for future consideration in the Environmental Assessment Socioeconomic Research: Length of interviews - typically lasting approximately an hour, longer ...


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...


GNWT Inuvik to Tuktoyaktuk Traditional Knowledge / Traditional Land Use Study
Principal Investigator: Fabijan, Michael F
Licenced Year(s): 2012
Summary: The study will focus on collecting information from Inuvialuit elders and harvesters. Of particular interest are community issues and concerns, local knowledge and recommendations with respect to the potential effects of the proposed project. Participants will be asked to discuss their perceptions of the potential effects of the project on community health and wellness, their knowledge of tradi...


Dwelling off-grids
Principal Investigator: Vannini, Phillip
Licenced Year(s): 2011
Summary: This research project will unfold as a series of ethnographic case studies focusing on individuals and groups who dwell in households and/or communities removed from one or more grids and different combinations of them. A broad geographic sample also ought to allow for a diverse understanding of off-grid dwelling in rural, insular, coastal, suburban, and urban communities, as well as for taking in...


Planning for Climate Change Impacts on the Aquatic Ecosystems of Great Bear Lake and its Watershed
Principal Investigator: Nesbitt, Lorien
Licenced Year(s): 2011
Summary: The organizations leading this project represent claim participants in the Deline District. The project will thus be directed by organizations representing the local community, such as the Déline First Nation (DFN), and The Déline Renewable Resources Council (DRRC). The objectives of this research project are: a. to develop a research gap analysis and climate change vulnerability assessment f...


Traditional Knowledge Study - Lutsel K'e Dene First Nation
Principal Investigator: Swisher, Sara S
Licenced Year(s): 2010
Summary: The proposed Traditional Knowledge study described in the following sections is wholly contingent upon the LKDFN’s review, input and approval. It is also contingent upon the application and receipt of a scientific research license from the Aurora Research Institute. The study will be conducted in general conformance with the Mackenzie Valley Environmental Impact Review Board’s (MVEIRB) Guideli...


Traditional Knowledge Study - Yellowknifes Dene First Nation
Principal Investigator: Swisher, Sara S
Licenced Year(s): 2010
Summary: The proposed Traditional Knowledge study described in the following sections is wholly contingent upon the YKDFN’s review, input and approval. It is also contingent upon the application and receipt of a scientific research license from the Aurora Research Institute. The collected information will be used for continued planning and incorporated into Avalon’s Developer’s Assessment Report (DAR) ...


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