37 record(s) found with the tag "traditional knowledge" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Using Traditional Knowledge of JMRFN Elders to better understand changes in the boreal caribou habitat.
Principal Investigator: Laurent, Cyrielle C
Licenced Year(s): 2017
Summary: This project aims to demonstrate the cumulative impact of permafrost degradation and forest fire on boreal caribou habitat and how caribou habitat degradation affects Jean Marie River First Nation (JMRFN). To do this the research team will collect and use traditional knowledge (TK), and analyse it in a geographic information system (GIS) with scientific data. The research team expect to locate are...


When do Caribou return?: Impacts of Wildfires on Todzi (Boreal Caribou)
Principal Investigator: Pellissey, Jody
Licenced Year(s): 2017 2016 2015
Summary: The long-term objective of this project is to document todzi sites associated with habitat that remain undisturbed and others where habitat has been burned by wildfires. The research team will focus on the research/monitoring questions of ‘when do todzi return to and stay in an area that has been burnt. This year the team is scoping places where todzi have been watched and hunted overtime. The...


Sahtú Region Caribou and Moose Study
Principal Investigator: Simmons, Deborah L
Licenced Year(s): 2016 2015 2014 2013
Summary: The main objective of this project is to support the wildlife management initiatives proposed by the Renewable Resource Councils (RRCs) in the Sahtú Region through the development of a robust research program that incorporates multiple sources of knowledge into a detailed understanding of caribou and moose populations. The objectives are to monitor caribou and moose health and understand populatio...


Arctic Domus
Principal Investigator: Anderson, David G
Licenced Year(s): 2016 2015 2014 2013
Summary: The research investigates the relations between dogs, fish, caribou and people. The objective is to have a different understanding of domestication and human-animal relations. This research will use semi-structured interviews and participant observation (spending time out on the land). Interviews: The research team will have 20 in-depth semi-structured interviews of one to two hours with Eld...


Building capacity and documenting traditional knowledge on Species at Risk in the Gwich’in Settlement Area 2012- 2014
Principal Investigator: Benson, Kristi
Licenced Year(s): 2013 2012
Summary: The proposed two-year traditional knowledge (TK) study focuses on gathering Gwich’in traditional knowledge of three species of special concern- wolverine, grizzly bear, and woodland caribou - northern mountain population. The TK studies will be led by a Gwich'in Species at Risk (SAR) TK Committee, which will direct the projects and allow information to flow from federal and territorial bodies to c...


Shifting stories, changing places: transformational narratives of climate change in northwestern Canada and Alaska
Principal Investigator: Van Wyck, Peter
Licenced Year(s): 2012
Summary: This research looks at how northern communities and environmental groups have deployed “public storytelling” to influence public policy in two particular instances related to northern food security and climate change: (1) protection of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge lands as calving grounds of the Porcupine caribou herd and (2) regulation of industrial activities in the Arctic Ocean as these ...


Denesoline Traditional Knowledge of Landscape-Caribou Movement Interactions with Lutsel K'e Dene First Nation
Principal Investigator: Jansen, Kelsey L
Licenced Year(s): 2012
Summary: Ths research project is being carried out under the direction of the Wildlife, Lands and Environment Committee (WLEC) in Lutsel K’e and in collaboration with a community research assistant. The objectives of this research project are to: (1) collect and analyze traditional knowledge and ecological data of landscape-caribou interactions; (2) develop a set of community-based indicators to assi...


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...


Peary Caribou and Dolphin Union Caribou Traditional Knowledge in the ISR
Principal Investigator: Davison, Tracy
Licenced Year(s): 2011
Summary: The Wildlife Management Advisory Council (NWT) and the Government of NWT’s Department of Environment and Natural Resources are conducting a Peary Caribou and Dolphin-Union Caribou traditional knowledge project in the ISR. The purpose of the study is to gather local and traditional knowledge on Peary caribou and Dolphin-Union Caribou. This information will be used alongside scientific informati...


Caribou and Communities in the Sahtu Region
Principal Investigator: Simmons, Deborah L
Licenced Year(s): 2011
Summary: The goals of this research project are to: 1. Develop an understanding of caribou Traditional Knowledge (TK) research and monitoring in the Sahtu Region and beyond. 2. Share experiences among Renewable Resources Councils (RRC)s with caribou TK research; assess strengths and weaknesses in research methods and outcomes. 3. Explore caribou stewardship options that emerge from the research and how...


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