29 record(s) found with the tag "traditional knowledge" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Steps Toward Revitalizing the Gwich'in Language Through Storytelling.
Principal Investigator: Nichol, Cynthia
Licenced Year(s): 2009
Summary: The goal of this research is to provide a framework for how educators and community members might use Gwich’in stories for revitalizing the language through connections to the land. One aspect of the research involves inviting elders from the community to share their ideas and thoughts about ways to support our youth in learning the language. Elders will be invited to share ideas through a two hou...

Inuvialuit Ethnobotany
Principal Investigator: Bandringa, Robert
Licenced Year(s): 2004 2003
Summary: The goal of this project is to collect and document traditional uses and knowledge of plants in the Inuvialuit Settlement Region (ISR), to store this information in a permanent form for future generations of Inuvialuit, to promote and enhance education a...

Dogrib Textual Studies
Principal Investigator: Saxon, Leslie A.
Licenced Year(s): 2005 2004 2003
Summary: This research on stories of Dogrib travel and language will result in a book/CD for Dogrib community members. Dogrib elders and others will be interviewed in the research process, and community language workers will be trained. The language research will...

Researching Forms of Literacy in a Northern (NWT) Community
Principal Investigator: Balanoff, Helen
Licenced Year(s): 2006 2005 2004
Summary: This study investigates traditional, historical, and contemporary forms of Aboriginal literacy in an Inuinnaqtun-speaking community using research methods derived from Inuinnaqtun ways of knowing. Two Inuinnaqtun-speaking researchers from Holman will con...

Tuktoyaktuk Place Names Project
Principal Investigator: Hart, Elisa J.
Licenced Year(s): 2005 2004 2003
Summary: There is little information available for local schools on traditionally used places and place names. The purpose of this project is to get more in-depth information on a list of traditionally named places that has been provided by Tuktoyaktuk elders. Th...

Deh Cho First Nations Political Customs and Traditions
Principal Investigator: Irlbacher-Fox, Stephanie
Licenced Year(s): 2002 2001
Summary: The research will be conducted by the principal investigator and a researcher/translator. Research will take place between 1 August and 31 December, 2001, and will be conducted in Ft. Simpson and other Deh Cho communities, as decided by Deh Cho advisors and the research team. Information will be collected by interviewing Elders and others, individually or in groups, and through the use of works...

Sachs Harbour Elders/Youth Council Traditional Knowledge Project, Aulavik National Park
Principal Investigator: Wolki, Lena
Licenced Year(s): 1998
Summary: The Sachs Harbour Elders & Youth Councils wish to pursue the continuation of the Oral & Traditional Knowledge / History of Banks Island with focus on northern areas of the Island. Before going to Aulavik National Park, the elders participating will be visited and shown a map of the park and the surrounding area to see how many traditional place names they can recall and how many places they actual...

Policy and Planning for Ancestral language literacy in Inuvialuit and Gwich'in communities.
Principal Investigator: Bourcier, Andre
Licenced Year(s): 1997
Summary: The goal of this project to discuss with the communities what their respective linguistic needs are and to propose a series of recommendations for linguists and cultural officers regarding their linguistic intervention in these communities. The first part of this study will be an assessment of the means made available to the communities by the authorities. The researcher will then try to determine...

Gwich'in Environmental Knowledge Project (GEKP)
Principal Investigator: Raygorodetsky, Gleb
Licenced Year(s): 1996 1995
Summary: Through a participatory action research process, the GEKP will collect, organize and present, in a report form, traditional environmental knowledge in the Gwich'in Settlement Area (GSA). This is a two year joint project between the Gwich'in Renewable Resource Board Board and the Gwich'in Social and Cultural Institute, working with Gwich'in beneficiaries. Both groups will be responsible for direc...

Trapping and Fishing Techniques
Principal Investigator: Clement, Daniel
Licenced Year(s): 1995
Summary: The researcher will participate in and observe trapping and fishing techniques and do some interviews with Elijah Padluk and, if possible, with other members of the community (ie., other trappers and hunters), on the vocabulary related to trapping and fishing (ie., names of traps, names of parts of traps, legends related to trapping, etc.). This would probably not amount to more than 15 hours of ...