434 record(s) found with the tag "traditional knowledge" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Our Land is Changing: Climate Change, Food Security and Health in Déline
Principal Investigator: Simmons, Deborah L
Licenced Year(s): 2015
Summary: The objectives of this research project are to: 1. assess the vulnerability of Déline community members to climate change impacts with a focus on impacts to harvesting practices and country food security now and in the future; 2. identify adaptation strategies currently employed or possible for future application by community members in order to mitigate any adverse impacts to traditional harves...

Sahtú Region Wolverine Traditional Knowledge Study
Principal Investigator: Simmons, Deborah L
Licenced Year(s): 2015
Summary: This project will gather and present Sahtú Dene and Métis traditional knowledge about the Species At Risk-listed wolverine and its habitat. It will include: 1. A literature review; 2. Interviews and a regional meeting involving knowledge holders from all five Sahtú communities (Tulít'a, Déline, Fort Good Hope, Colville Lake, and Norman Wells); and 3. The development of future projects for rela...

Traditional Ecological Knowledge of Capelin in Darnley Bay, NT
Principal Investigator: McNicholl, Darcy G
Licenced Year(s): 2015
Summary: The primary aim of this project is to synthesize community-based observations over multiple years as traditional knowledge with results obtained by biological surveys conducted in the Darnley Bay nearshore habitat. This information will contribute to understanding how Capelin function in Arctic marine food webs and how that is subject to change in a warming climate. Local observations of Capel...

Cassette Islands Project
Principal Investigator: Paulette, Cochise
Licenced Year(s): 2015
Summary: The short term objectives of this project are to: 1) Document and present and historical data on the local environment and wildlife; 2) Assess the impacts of climate change on our community's health and food security; 3) Support intergenerational knowledge sharing between elders and youth on the land; 4) Engage our community in the research; 5) Build traditional knowledge capacity in our com...

Mapping Knowledge in the Sahtú Region
Principal Investigator: Simmons, Deb
Licenced Year(s): 2015 2014
Summary: This project includes five linked components. 1. Finalizing and contextualizing the Sahtú Settlement Harvest Study and assessing future harvest monitoring possibilities with community workshops. Engagement with harvesters in workshops will address the potential of harvest monitoring as a tool for community empowerment in wildlife management and to support and maintain the traditional economy. 2...

Updating data on mercury levels in food fish species in lakes used by Deh Cho communities
Principal Investigator: Low, George
Licenced Year(s): 2016 2015 2014 2012 2011
Summary: The objectives of this project are: 1) To determine which lakes are important as food sources in four Dehcho communities and which fish species are used for human food from these lakes using Traditional Knowledge. 2) To train community monitors to collect fish and other samples according to Environment Canada and Department of Fisheries and Oceans protocol. 3) To involve local school children i...

Working Towards a Community-Based Archaeology of Banks Island, NWT
Principal Investigator: Kelvin, Laura E
Licenced Year(s): 2015 2014 2013
Summary: The primary objectives of this research are to 1) document traditional knowledge of Banks Island that could contribute to our understanding of life on the island in the past; 2) document differences in understandings of the past and heritage management values among Sachs Harbour residents; 3) identify similarities and differences between Inuvialuit and archaeological values, priorities and underst...

Aklavik Traditional Use and Traditional Knowledge Study
Principal Investigator: Armitage, Peter
Licenced Year(s): 2015
Summary: To document Aklavik Inuvialuit Traditional Use (hunting, trapping, fishing, collection of berries, camp locations, travel routes, etc.) and some Traditional Knowledge related to focal species in the context of renewing the Yukon North Slope Conservation and Management Plan. Over a 4-5 week period starting in February 2015, the Principle Investigator (PI) and a community co-researcher will inter...

Traditional Knowledge of Beluga Whale Sustainable Hunting and Harvesting
Principal Investigator: Gordon, Leanne D.R.S
Licenced Year(s): 2015
Summary: The objective of this work is to explore the traditional knowledge of beluga whale hunting and harvesting practices of the Inuvialuit. The type of data that will be collected and analyzed includes questionnaires, and interviews with Inuvialuit Elders (Inuvik). Elders will be asked about the tools they used during the hunt and harvesting, way of transportation, exact location of whaling camps a...

ConocoPhillips Amauligak Traditional Land Use and Traditional Ecological Knowledge Studies Program 2014/2015
Principal Investigator: Krizan, Julia
Licenced Year(s): 2014
Summary: In 2012, ConocoPhillips Canada, as operator of the Amauligak lease, initiated the three-year Amauligak Study Program. The Study Program will identify and determine the feasibility of the most appropriate development concept for potential production from the Amauligak lease located in the Canadian Beaufort Sea. Should ConocoPhillips proceed to the development phase with Amauligak, it is anticipated...