434 record(s) found with the tag "traditional knowledge" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Pregnancy stories across the generations
Principal Investigator: Dawson, Leslie C
Licenced Year(s): 2014 2013
Summary: The purpose of this research project is to: - Illuminate local factors impacting pregnancy and maternal health that may then be later addressed through community based participatory research; - Promote biocultural approaches to Aboriginal maternal health and wellbeing that incorporate Indigenous ways of knowing and traditional knowledge; and - Elucidate factors impacting pregnancy and maternal ...


Gwich'in moss houses and winter berries as climate change adaptations
Principal Investigator: Mackin, Nancy P
Licenced Year(s): 2014
Summary: The objectives of this research project are to: 1) Learn how northern peoples can continue to adapt to changing climates by applying Elders’ knowledge e.g. healthy seasonal harvests and moss-insulated shelters. 2) Engage First Nations young people in traditional practices such as moss houses reconstruction so the practices shared by Elders can foster climate adaptation well into the future. 3) Bui...


Nunamin Illihakvia: Learning from the Land (year 2 onward)
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 s...


Inuit Traditional Knowledge for Adapting to the Health Effects of Climate Change (IK-ADAPT)
Principal Investigator: Pearce, Tristan D
Licenced Year(s): 2014 2013 2012
Summary: In previous years, research questions were identified together with community research partners that are relevant and important to the community. This project consists of 3 complimentary research objectives. Taken together, these questions contribute to an understanding of the role Inuit traditional knowledge plays in adaptation to the health impacts of climate change. 1. Food Security, Climat...


SWEEP - The Slave Watershed Environmental Effects Program
Principal Investigator: Bharadwaj, Lalita A
Licenced Year(s): 2014 2013
Summary: In collaboration with the Slave River and Delta Partnership (SRDP) and local communities, the research team will develop a Community Based Monitoring (CBM) program titled the Slave Watershed Environmental Effects Program (SWEEP), to empower communities to collect, interpret and use a system of environmental indicators to address these priorities. The focus will be on indicators of cumulative effec...


Re/mediating Indigenous Environmental Justice: Resource Extraction, Divergent Risk Perception, and Economic Equality in the North
Principal Investigator: Fletcher, Alana
Licenced Year(s): 2015 2014
Summary: The project the principal researcher will be undertaking in Deline, NWT, is part of a dissertation, which examines how the Deline Dene's assessments of the risks of uranium mining on Great Bear Lake proliferated from the geographical and political margins to the center, prompting public and official responses. As the source of these environmental risk assessments is the oral histories of the Delin...


Beaufort Sea Joint Venture Drilling Program: Tuktoyaktuk TEK Collection Program
Principal Investigator: Goodjohn, Mitchell T.
Licenced Year(s): 2013 2010
Summary: The objective of the Traditional Ecological Knowledge and Socio-Economic data Collection Program for Tuktoyaktuk Harbour (the TEK Program) is to collect baseline data to enhance Imperial Oil Resources Ventures Limited’s (Imperial’s) understanding of the marine environment in Tuktoyaktuk Harbour, harvesting of traditional resources in the harbour and general area around Tuktoyaktuk, and the pattern...


A Capable Person – Long Ago and Today: A narrative inquiry focusing on the stories of Northwest Territories Elders’ traditional Aboriginal pedagogies and comparing them to contemporary educational app
Principal Investigator: James, V. Angela
Licenced Year(s): 2013
Summary: Through the Indigenous research methodology of story, the purpose of this qualitative research is to examine the traditional pedagogies of NWT Aboriginal Elders and NWT Aboriginal curricula that describe capable learners to see if they corroborate contemporary educational approaches proposed by educators and researchers as being most effective in creating capable learners and citizens who can navi...


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...


Marian Watershed Community-Based Aquatic Effects Monitoring Program
Principal Investigator: Garner, Kerri
Licenced Year(s): 2013
Summary: The Tlicho Lands Moratorium was lifted in June 2013, and development pressure is expected to increase on Tlicho Lands. As Tlicho Lands are in relatively pristine condition, the intent of this study is to begin to collect baseline data at sites prioritized by community members away from specific project footprints in order to analyze the cumulative impacts of development, climate change, and increa...


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