16 record(s) found with the tag "traditional beliefs" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Designing Appropriate Dispute Resolution Processes for use in Civil Matters in the Northwest Territories
Principal Investigator: Posynick, James
Licenced Year(s): 2005
Summary: The objectives of this study are to increase access to justice by increasing the availability of Appropriate Dispute Resolution (ADR) processes to NWT residents and to assist communities in using existing ADR or developing socially/culturally and legally...


The Relationship Between Health Beliefs and Health Promotion Practices of Pregnant Tlicho (Dogrib) Women: A Focused Ethnographic Study
Principal Investigator: Moffitt, Pertice M
Licenced Year(s): 2004
Summary: This study will explore the health and health promotion practices of pregnant Tlicho (Dogrib) Dene women from Rae-Edzo. Ten to fifteen pregnant Tlicho (Dogrib) women volunteers will be approached by publicly displayed posters and through the Band Prenata...


Recognizing Difference: Dene Women's Changing Involvement in Traditional Dene Games
Principal Investigator: Giles, Audrey R.
Licenced Year(s): 2003
Summary: The intent of this research project is to study Dene women's involvement in traditional games and physical activity as well as the impact of menstrual traditions on these activities. Interviews with residents of Sambaa K'e and Jean Marie River and with s...


Sambaa K'e First Nation: "Traditional" Practices in Contemporary Sport, Games & Physical Activity Contexts
Principal Investigator: Giles, Audrey R.
Licenced Year(s): 2002
Summary: The intent of this research project is to study Dene women's involvement in sport, games, and physical activity as well as the impact of menstrual traditions on these activities. Participant observation will be used during by the researcher. Field notes...


Deh Cho First Nations Political Customs and Traditions
Principal Investigator: Irlbacher-Fox, Stephanie
Licenced Year(s): 2002 2001
Summary: The research will be conducted by the principal investigator and a researcher/translator. Research will take place between 1 August and 31 December, 2001, and will be conducted in Ft. Simpson and other Deh Cho communities, as decided by Deh Cho advisors and the research team. Information will be collected by interviewing Elders and others, individually or in groups, and through the use of works...


Alternative Sentencing in Fort Good Hope
Principal Investigator: Blomqvist, Jennifer
Licenced Year(s): 2001 2000
Summary: The researcher will reach Ft. Good Hope by air, and will be based in private accomodations. Data will be collected during interviews with participants in the Hume River bush camp, an alternative sentencing option for Aboriginal offenders. Interviews will be taped, to facilitate data collection. Participation in the study is voluntary, and all participants will sign a consent form. The researcher...


Using Literature to Stimulate Critical Self-Reflection
Principal Investigator: MacPherson, Mike
Licenced Year(s): 2000
Summary: Critical self-reflection is important for people to deal with the challenges of late modern or postmodern society, which are characterized by pluralism, rapid change and unpredictability. Critical self-reflection has been ignored in the foci of adult learning and there have been few studies examining the process of stimulating such thought. The researcher will use the facilitated experience wit...


The Transmission of Indigenous Knowledge of the Land: A Case Study of the Dene in the Deh Cho.
Principal Investigator: Villebrun, Lori
Licenced Year(s): 1999
Summary: The objective of this study is to determine how Dene in the Deh Cho transmit their knowledge of the land publicly in environmental hearings as compared to how they transmit the same knowledge privately among themselves. Travel will be by car to Hay River, Fort Simpson and Fort Providence. Semi-structured interviews with the participants will be conducted. All participants will be given a consen...


Inuvialuit and Gwich'in Traditional Governance Research Project
Principal Investigator: Irlbacher-Fox, Stephanie
Licenced Year(s): 1998
Summary: This project will involve researching Inuvialuit and Gwich'in traditional governance and how this can be used in shaping self government institutions. To do this research the self government office plans to: 1) hire community development workers in each community, 2) train community development workers in the skills they need to do the research and work on other areas of self government, 3) worker...


Interaction of the Christian and Traditional Spirituality Among the Dene Nation.
Principal Investigator: Bedard, Joanne
Licenced Year(s): 1996
Summary: This work will involve talking to Band leaders, Elders, members of the Dene Cultural Institute and others suggested by DCI staff. Method of data collection will be designed in co-operation with community members, facilitated through DCI. Observation of the annual leadership meeting at Hay River will be included as a snapshot of current Dene socio-political issues. Confidentiality will be maintai...


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