46 record(s) found with the tag "traditional knowledge" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Human Dimensions of a Thawing Landscape
Principal Investigator: Strickert, Graham
Licenced Year(s): 2018 2017 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...

Picturing the Thelon River: Restor(y)ing Denesoline relations en route to the headwaters
Principal Investigator: Grimwood, Bryan S.R.
Licenced Year(s): 2016 2015 2014
Summary: The purpose of this research is to work collaboratively with the Lutsel K’e Dene First Nation to reveal and restore Denesoline relationships to the Thelon River watershed. The study involves 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, analyze, an...

Nunamin Illihakvia: Learning from the Land
Principal Investigator: Pearce, Tristan D
Licenced Year(s): 2014 2013
Summary: The Nunamin Illihakvia project is dedicated to enabling the transfer of traditional knowledge, skill sets and values, based on Inuit knowledge and guiding principles in a changing climate. The specific objectives are to: 1) Facilitate the transfer of knowledge and skills among experienced hunters, Elders and younger generation Inuit for how to make seal hunting equipment, how to travel on the sea...

Polar bear traditional knowledge for the Beaufort Sea
Principal Investigator: Maraj, Ramona
Licenced Year(s): 2011 2010
Summary: The researcher will gather local and traditional knowledge related to the population status of polar bears, and the influence that climate change has had on polar bears and their habitat in the Beaufort Sea. The information from interviews will be used to develop a description of acceptable management practices and management goals for polar bears. The researcher can then compare that information ...

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...

A Case of Access: Inuvialuit Engagement with the Smithsonian’s MacFarlane Collection
Principal Investigator: Lyons, Natasha L.
Licenced Year(s): 2010 2009
Summary: This study will facilitate the interaction of Inuvialuit community members with a museum collection purchased from their forebears on the Anderson River in the mid 19th century, and will document present-day Inuvialuit knowledge about this collection. The project will also generate opportunities to build capacity amongst youth in videography and ethnographic documentation techniques. Finally, proj...

Research of Traditional Medicinal Floral Resources within Acho Dene Koe First Nation’s Traditional Territory And the Impact of Climate Change
Principal Investigator: Capot-Blanc, Gilbert N
Licenced Year(s): 2009
Summary: This licence is being issued for the scientific research application No. 1067. The short-term goal of this project is to interview elders and document their TEK (with the assistance of plant ecology summer students) by identifying where these sites are located and the long- term objectives is to monitor these sites for future reference and preservation. ADKFN will accomplish their resear...

Indigenous Women, Ways of Knowing and Aesthetic of Beadwork
Principal Investigator: Edge, Lois E.
Licenced Year(s): 2009 2008 2007
Summary: Objectives of this research include (a) share experience as Visiting Researcher to the Pitt Rivers Museum, University of Oxford, to study a pair of moccasins made by the researcher’s grandmother, Mrs. Joanne Edge, at her home in Fort Smith, Northwest Territories in 1942 (completed); (b) facilitate a beading circle with urban Aboriginal women in Edmonton, Alberta to document the contribution of bea...

The Rangifer Anatomy Project: Linking community and scientific approaches to caribou structure and function
Principal Investigator: Brook, Ryan K
Licenced Year(s): 2009
Summary: The proposed research will develop and evaluate innovative tools and processes to help better understand caribou anatomy and facilitate caribou health. Specific objectives of this project are to: 1. Engage communities in the planning, data collection, interpretation, and integration of traditional knowledge into an anatomical atlas of caribou as a tool to facilitate monitoring the health of t...

Traditional Knowledge and Traditional Land Use Studies for the Fortune Minerals NICO cobalt-gold-bismuth Project (2008)
Principal Investigator: Schryer, Rick Schryer
Licenced Year(s): 2009 2008
Summary: The objective of this research is to conduct Traditional Land Use (TLU) and Traditional Knowledge (TK) studies in Behchoko, Whati, Gameti, Wekweeti, and Yellowknife with representatives from the Dogrib and the Métis. These studies will be part of obtaining permits to operate a mine at that location. Elders will be interviewed either individually or with other members of their cultural group (t...