42 record(s) found with the tag "socio-cultural" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Integrating Local Knowledge of Ecologically Sensitive and Culturally Important Marine Areas in Arctic Canada
Principal Investigator: Parker, Colleen
Licenced Year(s): 2017 2016
Summary: The objectives of this project are to: 1. establish a long-term geo-spatial ship track database (1990-present) in Arctic Canada; 2. identify temporal and spatial shipping trends and establish ‘zones of high commercial and non-commercial shipping activity’; and, 3. create ‘local marine use zones’ including sensitive ecological and socio-cultural sites for overlay and integration into the norther...


Wolverine (Gulo gulo) conservation and perceptions by local populations: Case studies in Quebec and the Northwest Territories, Canada
Principal Investigator: BONAMY, MORGANE MB
Licenced Year(s): 2016 2014
Summary: This PhD project aims at studying the biogeography, the ecology, and the human-animal relationships of wolverines (Gulo gulo) across Canada in two study sites: NWT and Quebec. The collected biogeographical, ecological and ethno-biological data will provide a detailed knowledge of wolverines’ ecological and socio-cultural status across Canada, which is critical for the elaboration of future conserv...


ConocoPhillips Amauligak Traditional Land Use and Traditional Ecological Knowledge Studies Program 2014/2015
Principal Investigator: Krizan, Julia
Licenced Year(s): 2014
Summary: In 2012, ConocoPhillips Canada, as operator of the Amauligak lease, initiated the three-year Amauligak Study Program. The Study Program will identify and determine the feasibility of the most appropriate development concept for potential production from the Amauligak lease located in the Canadian Beaufort Sea. Should ConocoPhillips proceed to the development phase with Amauligak, it is anticipated...


Environmental Change and Shipping Development in the Beaufort Sea
Principal Investigator: Beveridge, Leah F
Licenced Year(s): 2014
Summary: A trip will be made to Inuvik in the Northwest Territories to conduct meetings and semi-structured interviews with representatives in the Inuvialuit Regional Corporation (IRC), the Inuvialuit Development Corporation (IDC), the Northwest Territories Housing Corporation, and regional offices of the Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) Departments of Education, Culture and Employment (ECE);...


Exploration of physical activity within the sociocultural context of Yellowknives Dene First Nations communities
Principal Investigator: Jardine, Cindy G.
Licenced Year(s): 2014 2013
Summary: The goal of this research is to qualitatively explore physical activity within the sociocultural context of the Yellowknives Dene people and communities. Specific objectives are: 1) to document the community's experiences with and perspective of regular physical activity through the eyes of their youth; and 2) to raise awareness about physical activity in the community, and develop strategies to ...


Death and Dying: Perspectives of a First Nations Community in the Northwest Territories
Principal Investigator: Blake, Ruth A
Licenced Year(s): 2008
Summary: The licence is issued for the scientific research application #858. The objective of the research project is to understand how the Gwich'in people of Fort McPherson perceived death and dying historically, and how death and dying is currently viewed. This research also aims to document protocols surrounding death and dying in the this community. The knowledge may educate those in the medical an...


DEW Line Passage: Tracing the Legacies of Arctic Militarization
Principal Investigator: Fritz, Stacey A.
Licenced Year(s): 2008
Summary: This licence was issued for the application no. 832. The objective of this study is to investigate what people think about the DEW Line radar stations, and write a dissertation that describes how the DEW Line impacted the Arctic socially and environmentally. The researchers will be traveling across the Arctic coast by canoe equipped with sail rigs. They are driving to Fort McPherson from Al...


Arctic Gardens: Voices from an Abundant Land
Principal Investigator: Ayers, Harvard G
Licenced Year(s): 2008 2007
Summary: The purpose of this project is to publicize the rich cultural heritage of Arctic Aboriginal peoples, especially as relates to their relationship to the land. The plan is to interview people (mostly Aboriginal) and publish a book, to bring their voices to the Canadian and American public, and to humanize these subjects so that the human rights component of the energy policy debate is brought to the...


A Renewed North: Resources, Corporations and First Nations
Principal Investigator: Slowey, Gabrielle A
Licenced Year(s): 2007
Summary: The purpose of this research is to investigate community concerns, including what are they, how and why these concerns have changed over time, how they are reflected in land-claim agreements and may affect their future self-government agreement. Other objectives are: To identify ways in which the state, in the past two decades, has created policies which may have proven beneficial and liberatin...


2005 Traditional Knowledge Studies in Kakisa
Principal Investigator: Povey, Andrew
Licenced Year(s): 2005
Summary: This project is the initiation of traditional knowledge (TK) studies in the Kakisa area, discussions for which were initiated in 2003 as part of the baseline studies and assessment for the Mackenzie Gas Project. The study will involve gathering and reviewing documented and new knowledge related to climate, soil, water, vegetation, wildlife, birds, fish, historical/cultural/spiritual sites, human ...


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