4 record(s) found with the tag "subsistence" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Food Security and Drinking Water Vulnerability Assessment Related to Permafrost Degradation in the Jean Marie River First Nation
Principal Investigator: Ireland, Margaret
Licenced Year(s): 2013
Summary: The main objective of this one year project is to provide the community with a practical tool for assessing Jean Marie River’s (JMR’s) vulnerability to food security in relation to country foods, as well as the vulnerability of sources of country foods and drinkable water used by the community members out on the land, in the context of climate change. This tool will consist of a mapping of permafr...

Adaptation Planning for Climate Change and Subsistence Economies in two Inuvialuit Communities
Principal Investigator: Pearce, Tristan D
Licenced Year(s): 2010
Summary: The researcher will work in collaboration with community members, local stakeholders, scientists and policy makers to develop adaptation plans that address climate change vulnerabilities in the subsistence economies in two communities in the ISR. The project will use participatory methods to develop adaptation plans in the case study communities: • Secondary sources of information: Existin...

Ethnographical and Ethnohistorical Research in the Pelly Bay Region
Principal Investigator: Stewart, Henry
Licenced Year(s): 1992 1990
Summary: The Researchers will collect information pertinent to sub- sistence activities, social organization and present conditions. Data concerning subsistence activities will be collected in the field by observer-participation method for present and interviews of elders at sites of past subsistence activities for the past....

Inuit Harvesting, Money, and Mixed Economy: Economic Strategy and Adaptation in a Baffin Island Community
Principal Investigator: Wenzel, George W.
Licenced Year(s): 1988
Summary: Dr. Wenzel will be interviewing some hunters to collect harvest data and to learn about the costs of hunting. He also has some academic questions that he is investigating. These include: is there a better definition for the words "subsistence economy"; can you collect accurate harvest data if you only interview some hunters instead of all hunters; and, what are all the preparations and decision...