34 record(s) found with the tag "traditional activities" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Comparative assessment of cumulative impacts on Aboriginal cultural practice: A longitudinal study in the Deh Cho Region
Principal Investigator: Parkins, John R
Licenced Year(s): 2007
Summary: Given the current development context in the NWT and the call for improved data collection pertaining to social and cultural well-being, project objectives are three fold: (1) Assess current Aboriginal cultural practices with respect to Aboriginal language use, country food harvest, and other practices; (2) Compare current levels of Aboriginal cultural practices with earlier research (e.g., Fort L...


Dwelling with Power: An ethnography with Teetl'it Gwich'in harvesters
Principal Investigator: Loovers, Jan Peter L.
Licenced Year(s): 2006
Summary: This research will build on anthropological work undertaken with the Gwich’in in the first decades of the twentieth century. A continuation of ethnographical work will benefit Gwich’in communities and offer clearer insight into the relations between bush and community life, presenting the opportunity to explore this relationship at different levels, namely household, local, regional, national and ...


Thick discription of the Change of Canada's First Nations Traditions in History - A Discussion of Clifford Geertz's Anthropological Approach Based on Field Studies in Canada
Principal Investigator: Fremgen, Barbara A.
Licenced Year(s): 2006 2006
Summary: The researcher will be investigating philosopher Clifford Geertz’s research and how he understands culture and humanity. His most important method, thick description, will be used by the researcher to get to know more about the cultures present in Inuvik by observing, writing descriptions and analyzing meaningful behaviours. The researcher will then use this experience of applying Clifford Geertz’...


Dene Games: A Curriculum Tool
Principal Investigator: Wicks, Darren
Licenced Year(s): 2005
Summary: The objective of the research is to develop a Dene Games Educational Website for Chief Jimmy Bruneau School that can be used as an educational tool in the classroom. The website will be about the history, cultural significance, stories, old and new pict...


Devon Canada Corporation - Traditional Knowledge Study for the Proposed Beaufort Sea Offshore Drilling Program
Principal Investigator: Fabijan, Michael F
Licenced Year(s): 2004 2003
Summary: This study will focus on collecting information from Inuvialuit elders and harvesters, both male and female. 20-25 members from each community will be interviewed. The area of concern will be the lease area (EL 420) and adjacent lands, including Pelly Is...


Gwich'in Settlement Region Heritage Resources Project
Principal Investigator: Fafard, MÚlanie
Licenced Year(s): 2003 2002 2001 2000
Summary: Working in collaboration with the Gwich'in Social and Cultural Institute (GSCI), the researcher, from the University of Alberta, will examine how the Gwich'in define heritage and how they wish to preserve and foster an appreciation of that heritage. The...


Gwich'in Settlement Region Heritage Resources Project
Principal Investigator: McCartney, Leslie
Licenced Year(s): 2002 2001 2000
Summary: Since the summer of 2001, the GSCI has undertaken a research project aimed at examining the question of how the Gwich'in define heritage and how they wish to preserve and foster an appreciation of their heritage in a way that reflects their own worldview...


Gwich'in Knowledge of the Land
Principal Investigator: Main Johnson, Leslie
Licenced Year(s): 2000 1999
Summary: It is hoped that this project will help to pass on the traditional knowledge of Elders to younger generations before this knowledge and their skills are lost. Documentation of Gwich'in TEK may also help in developing sustainable ways of living within northern lands in the future. The reseacher's specific activities include: extended particpatory trips on the land to Gwich'in trapping camps, fish ...


Sachs Harbour Elders/Youth Council Traditional Knowledge Project, Aulavik National Park
Principal Investigator: Wolki, Lena
Licenced Year(s): 1998
Summary: The Sachs Harbour Elders & Youth Councils wish to pursue the continuation of the Oral & Traditional Knowledge / History of Banks Island with focus on northern areas of the Island. Before going to Aulavik National Park, the elders participating will be visited and shown a map of the park and the surrounding area to see how many traditional place names they can recall and how many places they actual...


Nature-based Tourism in the Mackenzie Delta Region: Potential and Pitfall. An Analysis of Stakeholder Perceptions
Principal Investigator: Dressler, Wolfram
Licenced Year(s): 1998
Summary: The objective of the study is to identify both the current and future positive and negative impacts of nature-based tourism within the Delta. The study will be carried out through the Inuvik Research Centre. Tourists will be canvassed at drop-off points and surveys will be mailed out according to visitor listings. Visitor surveys will be left at camp grounds and hotels. The same procedure will occ...


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