Principal Investigator:Dutton, Jessica N Licenced Year(s):
The objectives of this research project are:
1. to explore the third space that exists between western medical diabetes treatments and traditional Aboriginal healing to address what appears to be a false dichotomy presented in the literature on diabetes treatment in Aboriginal communities,
2. to develop a community-based, participatory program of research that will provide opportunities for comm...
Principal Investigator:Labine, Nicole K Licenced Year(s):
The objective of this research is to identify the active/medicinal components of the Acorus Americanus and Acorus calamus, both herbs in the NWT. Traditional knowledge of these plant shows that they were used very similarly including to treat asthma.
Samples of A. americanus and the putative A. calamus have been harvested under the guidance of an elder, who is a traditional knowledge holder lo...
Principal Investigator:Smith, Jane E Licenced Year(s):
The goals of this research are:
1. To implement a program of culturally appropriate palliative care that meets the identified needs of each community,
2. To develop culturally appropriate educational resources for clients and their families, communities, and health care workers,
3. To establish a resource of equipment that can be utilized throughout the region to assist those with home palliati...
Principal Investigator:Capot-Blanc, Gilbert N Licenced Year(s):
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...
Principal Investigator:Katz, Sharon Licenced Year(s):
The objectives of this project are to determine the levels of lead (Pb), zinc (Zn), iron (Fe) and copper (Cu) in edible plants in the area between Pine Point, a site of a closed Pb/Zn mine, and Fort Resolution; to determine the levels of lead (Pb), zinc (Zn) and iron (Fe) and copper (Cu) in edible plants along the railroad track between Pine Point and Hay River; to use data collected on an interce...
Principal Investigator:Fletcher, Chris Licenced Year(s):
The objectives of this research project are to contribute to community-defined health research objectives; describe Dene concepts and models of health through interviews with project participants; develop community and culturally relevant indicators of health and wellness; document Dene ethno-botanical/ethno-medical knowledge and practice; and, investigate innovative research dissemination strateg...
Principal Investigator:Andre, Alestine Licenced Year(s):
The primary objective of this collaborative research work between Ruth Welsh, Gwich'in Elder and Plant Specialist, and myself as a Gwich'in Graduate student is to make sure that the traditional plant knowledge and the uses of plants for medicine is docum...
Principal Investigator:Ryan, Joan Licenced Year(s):
No baseline information has been systematically collected for the Dene about traditional use of plants and animal parts used for healing. There are still several Dogrib elders who hold and use this information and the Dene are eager to have this knowledge documented so so that they can teach it to young people....
Principal Investigator:Nogoita, Teodor Gheorghe Licenced Year(s):
The team will study permafrost, ice and crystal formations, moss and lichen chromatography and human adaptation to cold....
Principal Investigator:Qulaut, George Licenced Year(s):
In-depth audiotaped interviews are conducted with selected Iglulingmiut elders on a wide range of topics including: life-histories, wildlife biology, hunting techniques, sewing methods, skin reparation, diet, education, philosophy, astronomy, climatology, treatment of illness and folk-lore. The tapes are transcribed, translated, word-processed and edited....