Principal Investigator:Gauthier, Brenda Licenced Year(s):
The objectives of this research project are:
1. to understand how the women who are participating in this research learned their crafts,
2. to explore how this knowledge is/was transferred to them,
3. to discuss how artisans of a traditional craft impact the community, and
4. to reconnect with the traditional crafts I grew up with and learn from their experiences as artisans.
Principal Investigator:Katz, Sharon Licenced Year(s):
The objectives of this study are to: build a compendium of Northwest Territories' dyes; develop protocols for medium-scale, reproducible dyes; produce dyes from non-traditional sources available in the region; provide dyes for northern arts and crafts; and, obtain information needed to establish a community-based dye industry in NWT communities.
The researchers will conduct interviews of elder...
Principal Investigator:Miller, Beth Licenced Year(s):1993
The researcher will identify the proportion of income provided to the household economy through arts and crafts, as well as identify factors such as fluctuation in the cost and availability of raw materials, marketing, buyers, contributions of producers, and the difficulties in recruiting and training young people to participate in the activity of arts and crafts production...
Principal Investigator:Leroux, Odette Licenced Year(s):1992
The Researcher and her team will interview Cape Dorset male and female Inuit artists for a planned and future exhibition of Inuit Art at the Canadian Museum of Civilization. She will also visit the Iqaluit and Cape Dorset museums and Cultural Centres....
Principal Investigator:Baillargeon, Morgan Licenced Year(s):
The research will address issues pertaining to the endangerment of traditional art forms and practices specific to hide tanning and porcupine quill work. Additionally, the researcher will examine the difficulty in obtaining raw materials and the social implications related to the loss of these art forms....
Principal Investigator:Dupuis, Michele Licenced Year(s):
Ms. Dupuis will continue work she began in 1989 in Lake Harbour to measure the economic importance of household activities, including hunting, fishing, tanning, carving and wage labour. She will also gather information on the acquisition of carving skills for Dr. Arlene Stairs....
Principal Investigator:Fogwill, Lynn Licenced Year(s):
Ms. Lynn Fogwill conducted interviews with women in the seven communities, as well as consulted with GNWT Department of Economic Development representatives, crafts co-ops, crafts societies, aborginal women's associations and the NWT Advisory Council on the Status of Women to analyse arts and crafts activities as they affect women. They were asked about their current situation, their problems,and...
Principal Investigator:Leroux, Odette Licenced Year(s):
Odette Laroux is travelling to various communities to meet with Inuit artists, art advisors, and co-op managers in order to gather archival information for the museum and to collect information so that unidentified sculptures form the National Inuit Art Collection can be identified....
Principal Investigator:Youngs, Colleen Licenced Year(s):
To conduct interviews to examine the changing socio-economic role of arts and crafts production and sale by Inuit women in response to the growing interest and market in relation to the resolution from the Inuit Women's Association (IWA)....