24 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...


Contaminant Biomonitoring in the Northwest Territories Mackenzie Valley: Investigating the Links Between Contaminant Exposure, Nutritional Status, and Country Food Use
Principal Investigator: Laird, Brian D
Licenced Year(s): 2018 2016
Summary: The overall objective of this research is to promote country foods in the Dehcho Region in a way that balances contaminant risks and nutrient benefits in order to maximize nutrient status while minimizing mercury exposure. The research team will work towards this objective through the implementation of research that will consist of the biomonitoring study to evaluate country food usage patterns, c...


Contaminant Biomonitoring in the Northwest Territories Mackenzie Valley: Investigating the Links Between Contaminant Exposure, Nutritional Status, and Country Food Use
Principal Investigator: Laird, Brian D
Licenced Year(s): 2017 2015 2014
Summary: The overall objective of this research is to promote country foods in the Dehcho Region in a way that balances contaminant risks and nutrient benefits in order to maximize nutrient status while minimizing mercury exposure. The research team will work towards this objective through the implementation of research that will consist of the biomonitoring study to evaluate country food usage patterns, c...


DREAM-GLOBAL: Planning and Implementing a Food Procurement Policy for Healthy Nutrition
Principal Investigator: Campbell, Norman
Licenced Year(s): 2013
Summary: The primary goal of the project is to introduce a healthier food program to Aklavik by working with community partners. The DREAM-GLOBAL research team, Aklavik Community Corporation, local health committee, as well as other partners will develop a plan to support programs and policies that will increase the awareness and availability of healthy foods and especially traditional foods, wherever poss...


Tlicho Dene Foodways
Principal Investigator: Walsh, David
Licenced Year(s): 2013
Summary: To examine Tlicho relationships with the environment, specifically with food-animals, through the lens of foodways - the beliefs, practices, rituals, and culture around food. The hypothesis is that an ethnographic study of foodways will reveal a dynamic social relationship with animals and other beings in the environment. This research will involve the Rae-Edzo Friendship Center and local harveste...


Ethical Value and Market Value in a Canadian Wild Food Network
Principal Investigator: Gordon, Dylan
Licenced Year(s): 2012
Summary: This research has two goals: 1) to determine how harvesters of wild mushrooms operating in the Northwest Territories find, harvest, process and sell them; and, 2) to determine how this process impacts the social, environmental and economic interests of local communities and the land. The method is called ethnographic participant observation. This means to observe the actions of the study partic...


"The effects of a changed climate and environment on the nutrition and health of Dene First Nations"
Principal Investigator: Duran, Nelida
Licenced Year(s): 2011 2010
Summary: The purpose of this research project is to describe the effects of climate change and variability on human nutrition and related health outcomes of Dene First Nations. Research Design: A constructivist approach to the grounded theory methodology will be utilized in this study. Grounded theory methodology involves the use of systematic yet flexible guidelines for collecting and analyzing qualit...


Traditional and market food: focus on fish consumption in Tulita, NWT
Principal Investigator: DELORMIER, Treena
Licenced Year(s): 2011
Summary: The objectives of this research project are: To assess the risk for mercury exposure posed by fish consumption in the community of Tulita in the past summer and current winter seasons; To examine the relationship between the consumption of sweetened beverages (low nutrient market food) and fish consumption; and To explore the social and cultural importance of fish (traditional food) to the Dene...


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 ...


Social Networks as a Livelihood Strategy among K’asho Got’ine Youth
Principal Investigator: Parlee, Brenda L
Licenced Year(s): 2009
Summary: This research aims to explore the following questions: 1) What are the characteristics (composition, structure, relationships, transactions, and flexibility) of social networks associated with the sharing of caribou and moose in the community of Fort Good Hope? What role do youth play in those networks? 2) What role do these social networks play in the livelihoods of resident and non-resident...


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