5 record(s) found with the tag "traditional food" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Updating data on mercury levels in food fish species in lakes used by Deh Cho communities
Principal Investigator: Low, George
Licenced Year(s): 2016 2015 2014 2012 2011
Summary: The objectives of this project are: 1) To determine which lakes are important as food sources in four Dehcho communities and which fish species are used for human food from these lakes using Traditional Knowledge. 2) To train community monitors to collect fish and other samples according to Environment Canada and Department of Fisheries and Oceans protocol. 3) To involve local school children i...

Investigation into the occurrence of abnormal loche livers in the Gwich'in Settlement Area (GSA), Northwest Territories
Principal Investigator: Thompson, Amy L
Licenced Year(s): 2008 2007
Summary: This research entails a thorough literature search of all the available literature on loche livers and pathology, and an investigation into the occurrence of abnormal loche livers by field sampling and pathology analysis. A local fisher will be hired from each community (Inuvik, Aklavik, Tsiigehtchic and Fort McPherson) to collect loche. A Gwich’in Renewable Resources Board (GRRB) biologist an...

2003 Fish Palatability Study
Principal Investigator: Wytrychowski, Scott I
Licenced Year(s): 2012 2009 2003
Summary: The purpose of the study is for the communities most affected by Diavik Diamond Mine Inc.'s mining operation to be able to assess the quality of Lac de Gras fish before, during and after mining operations. The primary focus is the quality of fish for ea...

Water, Sediment and Fish Testing of Marian River system
Principal Investigator: Nevitt, Zabey
Licenced Year(s): 1999 1998
Summary: For many years the Dogrib have trapped and fished in and around the Marian River. There are concerns that contaminants are entering the river system. Some of the concerns include: effects on health from eating fish and effects on heath from drinking water. Field collection will take place over two days. The team will travel by canoe from Rae. Seven fish will be caught by members of the community f...

Mackenzie River Watershed Survey of Fish Harvesters
Principal Investigator: Little, Lois M.
Licenced Year(s): 1988
Summary: The Dene Nation asked the Department of Indian and Northern Affairs to conduct a survey about fish caught in the Mackenzie Valley. Lutra Assoc. will be training someone in each community to ask questions like this: How many fish are not normal and why? Where are these caught? How much fish are people eating? Is this changing because more abnormal fish are being caught? What would happen if pe...