4 record(s) found with the tag "traditional food" (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): 2018 2017
Summary: The objectives of this research project are: to synthesize and evaluate existing legal frameworks for Inuit self-governance reflected in legal authorities in the United States (U.S.) and Canada; to evaluate how existing Inuit self-governance approaches operate in practice by examining four co-management case studies; to understand of the social, political, and institutional parameters affecting im...

Climate change impacts on Inuit food security in Canada’s Western Arctic: Constructing a comparative anthropological model to guide adaptation planning
Principal Investigator: Douglas, Vasiliki K
Licenced Year(s): 2012 2010
Summary: The purpose of this project is to assist the Inuvialuit in adaptation planning that will meet ongoing environmental and social challenges, while also maintaining their rights under the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. The existing knowledge, skills and networks that facilitate such adaptations are important community ‘assets’ that form the basis of capacity-building. The goal ...

Healthy Foods North - Experience and Training for Northerners
Principal Investigator: De Roose, Elsie C.
Licenced Year(s): 2010 2009 2008 2007
Summary: The objectives of this component of Healthy Foods North are: 1. Capacity building for community members and students in qualitative and quantitative research methodologies, data collection and community engagement, with the practical learning applications being facilitated through HFN. 2.Capacity building, training and education for communications through presentations, outreach, and results...

Radiocesium Levels in Northern Residents
Principal Investigator: Tracy, Bliss
Licenced Year(s): 1989
Summary: Dr. Bliss Tracy and team will be travelling to Baker Lake and to Rae-Edzo, NWT in order to complete whole body counts of radiocesium on the local people. Radiocesium falls from the air onto lichens, and is then eaten by caribou and passed on to people. The researchers will measure how much radiocesium is in people's bodies. They will document how much caribou is eaten so that they can advise peop...