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Decolonizing Water Indigenous Research Methods
Principal Investigator: Coulthard, Glen
Licenced Year(s): 2017
Summary: The goal is to enhance effective, equitable Indigenous co-governance of water resources through pursuing the following objectives: 1) to critically conceptualize the potential for reciprocal coordination of, and complementarity between, evolving common ("Western") and Indigenous water law and governance frameworks; 2) to develop innovative methods for co-researching Indigenous Water Governance...


On the land and in the water: connecting and disconnecting the Mackenzie Delta
Principal Investigator: Krause, Franz
Licenced Year(s): 2017
Summary: This research project aims to document and analyse current uses and meanings of the Mackenzie Delta, focusing on people living in and around Aklavik. This will include information on people's livelihood practices, mobility, and senses of belonging. Research will consider delta uses and meanings in particular in relation to the delta's social and ecological volatility and people's creative response...


Envisioning Sustainable Heritage in the Face of Climate Change: A call to align national heritage management policies across borders
Principal Investigator: Haboucha, Rebecca
Licenced Year(s): 2017
Summary: The objective of this research is to establish sustainable methodologies that provide the long-term preservation know-how for cultural heritage at risk from climate change by stakeholders within and between nations. A multivocal approach will be used to adapt and safeguard heritage that otherwise will be lost due to the impacts of climate change for future generations. Two groups have been chosen ...


Examining alcohol warning labels as a tool to increase public awareness of alcohol-related health risks and reduce alcohol intake at the population level.
Principal Investigator: Hobin, Erin P
Licenced Year(s): 2017
Summary: To test, in the real-world, if labelling alcohol containers with a health message, national drinking guidelines, and standard drink information supports more informed and safer alcohol use. Alcohol Warning Label Intervention – Consistent with evidence for effective warning labels, a full colour alcohol warning label communicating: 1) a health message linking alcohol and cancer, 2) Canada’s natio...


Digital Library North
Principal Investigator: Shiri, Ali
Licenced Year(s): 2017 2016 2015
Summary: Specific objectives are to: 1) investigate and identify the information needs and information seeking behaviour of community members in the Inuvialuit Settlement Region (ISR); 2) develop a digital library of information resources; 3) explore appropriate methodologies for treatment of cultural heritage information; 4) create a culturally appropriate metadata framework as a basis for resource descri...


Canadian Domestic Homicide Prevention Initiative with Vulnerable Populations
Principal Investigator: Jaffe, Peter
Licenced Year(s): 2017
Summary: The purpose of the Canadian Domestic Homicide Prevention Initiative with Vulnerable Populations (CDHPIVP) is to enhance and inform domestic violence risk assessment, risk management and safety planning strategies in order to decrease the risk of lethality for particular vulnerable populations (i.e.Indigenous people; rural, northern and remote communities; immigrants and refugees; and children expo...


Pine Point Rail Bed - Traditional Knowledge and Users' Survey
Principal Investigator: Milley, Christopher
Licenced Year(s): 2017
Summary: The objective of this project is to gain information that will be used to produce a Traditional Knowledge and Users' report specific to the area within the Pine Point Rail Bed site boundaries and address information gaps in traditional land use and recreational use of First Nations, Métis and local site users. Primary data collection will seek to identify and describe communities and organizat...


Food Security, Environment and Community Health: Integrating Participatory Methods, Tools and Knowledge to Promote Food Security in the Inuvialuit Settlement Region
Principal Investigator: Wesche, Sonia D
Licenced Year(s): 2017 2016 2015
Summary: The objectives of this study are to: 1. Examine quantitatively, the role of country foods in the contemporary Inuit diet, including their nutritional and economic importance, and the dynamics between the country and market food dimensions of the diet; 2. Better understand market food price variations across the region and seasonal fluctuations, and examine the role of food prices in dietary qual...


Conditionals and temporal expressions in Tlicho Yatii
Principal Investigator: Anisman, Adar
Licenced Year(s): 2017 2016
Summary: This research has two main objectives are to: 1. conduct linguistics research about the structure and meaning of conditional clauses and counterfactuals in Tlicho; and, 2. work towards updating the online Tlicho dictionary with new words, audio for existing words, and additional example sentences to existing entries. Participants will be asked to translate sentences from English to Tlicho aft...


Inuvialuktun Energy Terminology Development
Principal Investigator: Adams, Sheena E
Licenced Year(s): 2017 2016
Summary: In collaboration with the Inuvialuit, Arctic Energy Alliance (AEA) and Royal Roads University the Principal Investigator proposes to develop Inuvialuktun energy terminology. The new terms will be used in the Inuvialuit Settlement Region for education and communication about energy conservation, efficiency and renewable energy. The completed project could be replicated to the other 10 official lang...


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