5 record(s) found with the tag "traditional food" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Community Perspectives on the Health of Caribou, Moose, and Deer Populations around Fort Good Hope
Principal Investigator: Parlee, Brenda L
Licenced Year(s): 2011 2010
Summary: The research is being funded by PrioNet Canada in an effort to understand the level of concern and knowledge in local communities about Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) and other wildlife related health issues. Even though there is no scientifically proven link between CWD in cervids and human health, the potential for CWD to spread to other species and a lack of understanding of how CWD is transmit...

Assessing Socio-Economic Tradeoffs: A Study on Sahtu Harvesting Patterns of the Northwest Territories Barren Ground Caribou Herds
Principal Investigator: Parlee, Brenda L
Licenced Year(s): 2009
Summary: This licence is being issued for the scientific research application No. 904. The primary objectives of this research are: 1) to understand how factors such as caribou availability, wage economy opportunities, fuel prices, store-bought food prices, alternative country food availability, and income affect harvesting behaviour; 2) to explore to what extent other meat sources are used to replace c...

Temporal trends and spatial variations in persistent organic pollutants and metals in sea-run char from the Canadian Arctic
Principal Investigator: Evans, Marlene S
Licenced Year(s): 2007 2006
Summary: This study is designed to determine what the levels of contaminants are in char when these fish return from feeding in the ocean in the summer. This is the fourth year of a study investigating the contaminant levels in sea-run Arctic char as they return from feeding in the ocean. The reason this study is being conducted is to provide communities with more information on the chemical levels in t...

Community Perspectives on Changing Caribou Populations: Traditional Knowledge Networks of Gwich'in Caribou Hunters
Principal Investigator: Wray, Kristine E J
Licenced Year(s): 2008 2007
Summary: The objectives of this study are: 1)Investigate the scope and extent of Aboriginal knowledge networks concerning caribou; to what extent do harvesters draw upon local knowledge, traditional knowledge and/or scientific data generated by government and other sources to make their decisions about where, when and with whom to harvest? 2) Explore the extent to which traditional knowledge, generated...

Sanikiluaq Traditional Food Study
Principal Investigator: Fleming, Brian
Licenced Year(s): 1994
Summary: Two researchers from Sanikiluaq will conduct interviews with a household food frequency questionnaire, a food preference questionnaire and a 24-hour recall of daily food consumption. All households in the community will be interviewed to determine the frequency of food use and food preference and a stratefied sample will be asked to recall foods consumed in a 24 hour period. This study will docume...