8 record(s) found with the tag "subsistence" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Collaborative Research: Food Sovereignty and Self-Governance – Inuit Role in Managing Arctic Marine Resources
Principal Investigator: Behe, Carolina
Licenced Year(s): 2017
Summary: Objectives if this research project are to: 1) synthesize and evaluate existing legal frameworks for Inuit self-governance reflected in legal authorities in the United States and Canada; 2) evaluate how existing Inuit self-governance approaches operate in practice by examining four co-management case studies as examples of approaches to food sovereignty, in order to gain a comprehensive understand...

Sanguez Lake Fish Down Study
Principal Investigator: Low, George
Licenced Year(s): 2017
Summary: Objectives of this research are to: 1) establish a population estimate of walleye in Sanguez Lake; 2) establish an additional estimate of fish mercury concentrations in walleye and pike. In 2013, mean mercury concentration in walleye was 0.71 mg/kg wet weight, and in pike was 1.09 mg/kg wet weight; 3)reduce the number of walleye and pike adults such that predation on walleye recruits decreases....

Human-Beluga Relations and Subsistence Hunting in Aklavik, NT
Principal Investigator: Worden, Elizabeth G
Licenced Year(s): 2017
Summary: The aim of the proposed research is to improve understanding of human-beluga whale relations over time and the implications of change for subsistence livelihoods in Aklavik. The aim will be achieved through three objectives: 1) to document and describe the role and importance of subsistence hunting in the community of Aklavik, with a specific focus on human-beluga relations; 2) to examine local ...

Horn River Creel Survey and Stock Study
Principal Investigator: Low, George
Licenced Year(s): 2017
Summary: It is the objective of this project to collect information on the walleye population from the Horn River which can be used for managing the fishery and possibly changing the regulations. In order to reach this objective the following goals have been set out: 1. to collect population structure and spawning information by setting gill nets of varying mesh size and biologically sampling a portion of...

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...