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"We had a good mind to do it": Oral Histories of Aboriginal Forest Firefighters, Fort Smith (NT)
Principal Investigator: Ruttan, Lia
Licenced Year(s): 2017
Summary: The objective is to carry out research that records, preserves and shares the knowledge, values, experience and techniques used by former Aboriginal firefighters who worked on fire crews based out of Fort Smith NT. They have years of accumulated experience fighting fire in the NT, Wood Buffalo National Park and northern Alberta. The research team aim to use Indigenous and community-based research ...


“Framing” Negotiation: the process of agreement making between multinational corporations and Indigenous communities’ in the resource extraction context
Principal Investigator: Lightfoot, Sheryl
Licenced Year(s): 2017
Summary: The main objective of this research is to generate a better understanding of agreement making in the resource extraction context. It will focus on negotiation as a critical component; existing work tends to emphasize agreement outcomes. Arguably the negotiation preceding agreement making requires further analysis. For example, how factors in this process impact upon or shape the agreement created ...


Knowledge Co-Production for the Identification and Selection of Ecological, Social, and Economic Indicators for the Beaufort Sea
Principal Investigator: Loseto, Lisa
Licenced Year(s): 2017 2016
Summary: The overarching objective of this project is to bring together indicators from multiple sources, along with multi-stakeholder perspectives, to provide a comprehensive evaluation of indicators to meet the goals of managing agencies. In order to accomplish this the research team aim to: 1) Identify the stakeholder objectives to be used for monitoring marine resources, 2) creating a comprehensive dat...


Human Dimensions of a Thawing Landscape
Principal Investigator: Strickert, Graham
Licenced Year(s): 2017 2016
Summary: The purpose of the research is to advance understanding about how existing knowledge (e.g. social and biophysical science products and ancestral and local knowledge) can be used to meet the needs of communities to develop climate adaptation strategies. Researchers seek to answer the questions: “How can biophysical and social science products combine to meet the needs of northern Aboriginal communi...


Non-Canonical Relative Clauses: Universals and Variation in Compositionality
Principal Investigator: Shimoyama, Junko
Licenced Year(s): 2017 2016
Summary: The purpose of this research project is to understand how the meanings of sentences are related to the meanings of individual words and the way words are combined in different languages. ‘Compositionality’, a word in the title of this project, means how words are combined. Participation in this project will include a meeting with the researcher(s) doing this study and being interviewed up to ab...


Natural resource development, privatized aid, and sport for development in Canada
Principal Investigator: Giles, Audrey R.
Licenced Year(s): 2017
Summary: There are three key objectives to this research: First, to investigate how the politics of privatized aid provided by the extractives sector shape sport for development (SFD) initiatives in Canada; second, to examine the benefits and challenges involved in new partnerships between the private companies that fund SFD initiatives, the non-profit organizations (NPOs) that deliver them, and the commun...


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: The objective is to use 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 communicating the extreme hazard...


The Verb System of Tetsot'ine Yatie (Yellowknife): Lutselk'e, Dettah, and Ndilo dialects
Principal Investigator: Jaker, Alessandro M
Licenced Year(s): 2017 2016
Summary: The goal of this project is to better understand the verb system of the Chipewyan dialects native to the area north and east of Great Slave Lake--these dialects are the most different from all other Chipewyan (Dene Suline) dialects, and are referred to (by many speakers) as Tetsot'ine Yatie. These dialects are unique in having lost many intervocalic consonants that are still pronounced in the sout...


Aboriginal Youth Stories of Culture, Identity, Community & Place: A Rural/Urban Educational Youth Exchange through Performing Arts & Technology
Principal Investigator: Conrad, Diane H
Licenced Year(s): 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013
Summary: The aim of the study is to initiate a creative exchange amongst youth in 4 Aboriginal communities (Fort Good Hope, NWT; Pangnirtung, Nunavut; Kainai Reserve, Southern Alberta, amiskwaciy Academy, Edmonton, Alberta) through performing arts, storytelling and technology. Through consultation with the communities regarding the study's design and objectives, and collaboration between Aboriginal and non...


Visual and Performance Art for HIV Prevention with Indigenous Youth in the Northwest Territories and Nunavut: A Mixed-Methods Multiple Case Study
Principal Investigator: Logie, Carmen
Licenced Year(s): 2017 2016 2015
Summary: The purpose of this project is to evaluate two arts-based human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) prevention programs that currently work with Northern Indigenous youth in promoting sexual health. The first program is FOXY (Fostering Open eXpression among Youth) in the Northwest Territories (NWT) and the second program is the Nunavut Sexual Health Drama Program (SHDP), in Nunavut. Both FOXY and the Nun...


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