31 record(s) found with the tag "traditional knowledge" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Youth-Led Adaptations for Healthy Sahtú Communities in an Uncertain Era of Climate Change
Principal Investigator: Morgan, Shauna
Licenced Year(s): 2014 2013
Summary: The long-term objectives of this project are: 1) to establish the foundation for health programs that proactively address climate change and reflect the holism of Dene stories; 2) to establish the foundation for more comprehensive climate change adaptation planning by Tulít’a that will be incorporated into local policy and decision-making; 3) to build relationships of mutual support between elder...


Tulita Mooseskin Boat Project
Principal Investigator: Andrews, Thomas D
Licenced Year(s): 2013
Summary: The objective of this research project is to document the construction of a mooseskin boat. This will be done through participant observation. This is a community-initiated project, involving numerous Tulita residents, including elders and youth. The research team will be preparing a photographic publication for use in Chief Albert Wright School in Tulita. The fieldwork for this study ...


Dene-water Relations and Hydroelectric Dams: Confluence and Contestations in the Mackenzie River Basin
Principal Investigator: Borowitz, Michelle A
Licenced Year(s): 2013 2012 2011 2010
Summary: The objectives of this study are to: - conduct collaborative research that respects Aboriginal knowledge and acknowledges that knowledge is specific to a community and its traditional territory, and that each community has their unique way to deal with issues, its unique responses, and its unique way of understanding; - disseminate Aboriginal knowledge that represents Aboriginals themselves and ...


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...


Dene and Metis Ways of Respecting the Land: Caribou Traditional Knowledge Study
Principal Investigator: Simmons, Deborah L
Licenced Year(s): 2009
Summary: This project is led by the Norman Wells Land Corporation (NWLC), and the methodology is participatory – that is, the project design involves community participation at every stage. NWLC President Rodger Odgaard is the Co-Investigator and will play a key role in leading all activities. These will include a field trip to Palmer Lake and a digital storytelling workshop. This research will document...


Dene Games: A Curriculum Tool
Principal Investigator: Wicks, Darren
Licenced Year(s): 2005
Summary: The objective of the research is to develop a Dene Games Educational Website for Chief Jimmy Bruneau School that can be used as an educational tool in the classroom. The website will be about the history, cultural significance, stories, old and new pict...


The Relationship Between Health Beliefs and Health Promotion Practices of Pregnant Tlicho (Dogrib) Women: A Focused Ethnographic Study
Principal Investigator: Moffitt, Pertice M
Licenced Year(s): 2004
Summary: This study will explore the health and health promotion practices of pregnant Tlicho (Dogrib) Dene women from Rae-Edzo. Ten to fifteen pregnant Tlicho (Dogrib) women volunteers will be approached by publicly displayed posters and through the Band Prenata...


Sahtu Settlement Harvest Study
Principal Investigator: Bayha, Janet
Licenced Year(s): 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1998
Summary: The Harvest Study is a 5-year, 5-community study being conducted in the Sahtu Settlement. Each month, in each community, a local interviewer recommended by the local Renewable Resource Council collects fish and wildlife harvest information in their commu...


Social-Economical Indicators for Community Based Monitoring and Resource Management
Principal Investigator: Parlee, Brenda L
Licenced Year(s): 2003
Summary: This project involves the documentation of existing sources of traditional knowledge previously recorded with Lutsel K'e Dene First Nation through the West Kitikmeot Slave Study Society. The main focus of this project will be on social and ecological health issues, indicators and monitoring. The community of Lutsel K'e and the researcher will work together according to the terms and conditions of ...


Converging Ecological Currents: A First Nations Ecovisitor Strategy.
Principal Investigator: Beddoes, Colin
Licenced Year(s): 2000 1999
Summary: The objective of this study is to carry out a strategic analysis of the opportunities and constraints facing the Dene in their implementation of eco-cultural tourism. Transportation to and on site will be by automobile. Data collection will be carried out while working under the direction of planning staff at the Dene Cultural Institute (DCI). Data collection will involve non-structured intervi...


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