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Tulít’a Histories, Relationships with Land and Resource Extraction in the Mackenzie Valley
Principal Investigator: Moffitt, Morgan E
Licenced Year(s): 2015
Summary: The objective of this research project is to describe and document local people’s experiences and perspectives of oil and gas development in the context of past and present industry activity and traditional knowledge. This research seeks to understand and demonstrate the complexity of Tulít’a peoples relationships with the land and with industry. What are the experiences of local people, how does ...


Toxic Legacies: Community Perspectives on Arsenic Pollution at Yellowknife's Giant Mine
Principal Investigator: Sandlos, John K
Licenced Year(s): 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013
Summary: This project will take on the challenge of using academic and non-academic media to examine and communicate community perspectives on the history, and current problem, of arsenic deposition in Yellowknife. The research team will not only ask how these historical memories have influenced the current controversy over the Giant Mine Remediation Project, but will also examine the challenges of communi...


Exploring the History of Education in the Mackenzie Valley Region, 1940-1996
Principal Investigator: Fraser, Crystal G
Licenced Year(s): 2013
Summary: The researcher is examining the history of education in the Northwest Territories from 1940 to 1996. The objectives of this project are three-fold: 1) developing a historical narrative explaining the changing nature of education during the time frame; 2) interacting with community members to bring Aboriginal voice and perspective to academic research; and 3) reflect on northern history in regional...


Exploring the History of Education in the Mackenzie Valley Region, 1940-1996
Principal Investigator: Fraser, Crystal G
Licenced Year(s): 2013
Summary: The researcher is examining the history of education in the Northwest Territories from 1940 to 1996. The objectives of this project are three-fold: 1) developing a historical narrative explaining the changing nature of education during the time frame; 2) interacting with community members to bring Aboriginal voice and perspective to academic research; and 3) reflect on northern history in regional...


Exploring the History of Education in the Mackenzie Valley Region, 1940-1996
Principal Investigator: Fraser, Crystal G
Licenced Year(s): 2013
Summary: The researcher is examining the history of education in the Northwest Territories from 1940 to 1996. The objectives of this project are three-fold: 1) developing a historical narrative explaining the changing nature of education during the time frame 2) interacting with community members to bring Aboriginal voice and perspective to academic research 3) reflect on northern history in regional setti...


Exploring the History of Education in the Mackenzie Valley Region, 1940-1996
Principal Investigator: Fraser, Crystal G
Licenced Year(s): 2013
Summary: The researcher is examining the history of education in the Northwest Territories from 1940 to 1996. The objectives of this project are three-fold: 1) developing a historical narrative explaining the changing nature of education during the time frame 2) interacting with community members to bring Aboriginal voice and perspective to academic research and 3) reflect on northern history in regional s...


Dene-water Relations and Hydroelectric Dams: Confluence and Contestations in the Mackenzie River Basin
Principal Investigator: Borowitz, Michelle A
Licenced Year(s): 2013 2012 2011 2010
Summary: The objectives of this study are to: - conduct collaborative research that respects Aboriginal knowledge and acknowledges that knowledge is specific to a community and its traditional territory, and that each community has their unique way to deal with issues, its unique responses, and its unique way of understanding; - disseminate Aboriginal knowledge that represents Aboriginals themselves and ...


Trajectories of Scholastic Achievements: An Oral History Study of Lived Experiences of selected First Peoples Doctoral Scholars on Their Path to Doctoral Education
Principal Investigator: Roy Chawdhury, Shabbosachi
Licenced Year(s): 2013
Summary: The objective of this research project is to identify common themes and patterns of First Peoples doctoral scholars' lived experiences on their path to doctoral education. The research will be conducted using Oral History Research Methodology, where the research data will be gathered via narrators'/participants' personal oral history. In-depth interview, critical incident reports, and member ch...


Mapping, Language and Stories in Deline
Principal Investigator: Simmons, Deborah L
Licenced Year(s): 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010
Summary: The objectives of this research project are to: 1. research Dene stories and perspectives on the role of stories in health, healing and governance; and 2. develop a proposal for future research on Dene language of place. The research follows the participatory method established by the Deline Uranium Team and Deline Knowledge Project. Déline governance will ensure that the research meets agree...


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...


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