406 record(s) found with the tag "traditional knowledge" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Tracking Change: Local and Traditional Knowledge in Watershed Governance
Principal Investigator: Parlee, Brenda L
Licenced Year(s): 2016
Summary: The broad goal of the project is to create opportunities to collaboratively document and share local and traditional knowledge (LTK) about social-ecological change in the Mackenzie River Basin, Lower Mekong, and Lower Amazon Basins and determine its’ role in watershed governance. In 2016-17, the project will fund 8-10 community-based and collaborative research activities in the Mackenzie River Bas...


Local and Traditional Ecological Knowledge of Beluga Whale (Delphinapterus leucas) Under Changing Climatic and Non-Climatic Conditions in the Inuvialuit Settlement Region (ISR)
Principal Investigator: Pearce, Tristan D
Licenced Year(s): 2016
Summary: The objectives of this research project are to: 1. describe the beluga-Inuvialuit linked social-ecological system; 2. characterize Inuvialuit traditional ecological knowledge (TEK) of beluga whale: ecology and behaviour, hunting techniques, and food preparation; 3. document current stresses affecting beluga and Inuvialuit hunters and adaptive responses; and, 4. identify opportunities for TEK ...


Traditional Knowledge for Northern Community Well-being: examining collaborative approaches
Principal Investigator: Johnson, Leslie M
Licenced Year(s): 2016
Summary: The objectives are to record insights and evaluations of approaches to culturally based wellness promotion and collaborative approaches to holistic healing from Northern perspectives. The research team will review literature on other efforts, and record responses to the teams own Wisdom Engaged activities from a range of northern participants, especially knowledgeable Elders, language and culture ...


Nááts’ihch’oh National Park Reserve Traditional Knowledge Study
Principal Investigator: Uunila, Laani
Licenced Year(s): 2016
Summary: The purpose of this project is to gain a more comprehensive understanding of culturally important places and cultural resources found within Nááts’ihch’oh National Park Reserve and their values, to assist in the planning and management of the park. Specific objectives are: 1. to identify traditional place names, present and past harvesting or hunting areas, modern trails and the identificati...


Documenting traditional knowledge of whitefish in Paulatuk, NT
Principal Investigator: Ruben, Diane
Licenced Year(s): 2016
Summary: The objective of the research is to document traditional knowledge and practices of whitefish harvesting in Paulatuk, Northwest Territories. The youth researcher will document traditional knowledge relating to whitefish using semi-structured interviews with elders and active harvesters. The cultural and social benefits of this project include the opportunity that might not always present its...


Landscape Change on Banks Island.
Principal Investigator: Lantz, Trevor C.
Licenced Year(s): 2016 2015
Summary: The objectives of this research project are: 1) To use remote sensing to document the rate and extent of landscape change on Banks Island; 2) To examine the effects of tundra disturbances using detailed field investigations; and 3) Use participatory mapping and interviews to document Inuvialuit Knowledge of Landscape Change on Banks Island. In this project the research team are using remot...


Human Dimensions of a Thawing Landscape
Principal Investigator: Strickert, Graham
Licenced Year(s): 2016
Summary: The purpose of the research is to advance understanding about how existing knowledge (e.g. social and biophysical science products and ancestral and local knowledge) can be used to meet the needs of communities to develop climate adaptation strategies. Researchers seek to answer the questions: “How can biophysical and social science products combine to meet the needs of northern Aboriginal communi...


Consultation and Consent: Intercultural Perspectives in Resource Governance
Principal Investigator: Mitchell, Terry
Licenced Year(s): 2016
Summary: The proposed research is part of a larger collaborative research project on the internationally recognized right of indigenous peoples to free, prior and informed consent in relation to natural resource management and development that may affect lands and waters that they own, occupy or otherwise use. The research pursues better understanding of both the challenges and best practices for inclusive...


Picturing the Thelon River: Restor(y)ing Denesoline relations en route to the headwaters (continued)
Principal Investigator: Grimwood, Bryan S.R.
Licenced Year(s): 2016 2015 2014
Summary: The purpose of this research has been to work collaboratively with the Lutsel K’e Dene First Nation to reveal and restore Denesoline relationships to the Thelon River watershed. The study has involved three objectives: 1. To foster and celebrate Denesoline cultural livelihoods by recording, experiencing, and exchanging local and traditional knowledge associated with the Thelon; 2. To synthesize,...


Sustainability and Indigenous Knowledge in Aboriginal Post-Secondary Education Places of Learning
Principal Investigator: Vizina, Yvonne N
Licenced Year(s): 2016
Summary: Interview and collect survey data from educators at select Aboriginal post-secondary places of learning about their sustainability practices and policies, links to community-based conservation practices, and involvement with national and international decision-making processes on environmental issues. Three publishable manuscripts will be produced based on research data including: 1) A manuscript...


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