Principal Investigator:Anderson, David G Licenced Year(s):
The research investigates the relations between dogs, fish, caribou and people. The objective is to have a different understanding of domestication and human-animal relations.
This research will use semi-structured interviews and participant observation (spending time out on the land).
Interviews: The research team will have 20 in-depth semi-structured interviews of one to two hours with Eld...
Principal Investigator:Saxon, Leslie A. Licenced Year(s):20152014
The purpose of this research project is to increase the existing Tlicho Multimedia Online Dictionary and the related iPhone/iPad app Yati by adding the place names information previously researched with Tlicho elders (Dogrib Treaty 11 Council 2002), and doing additional research with Tlicho people of all ages. You can look at the dictionary on the internet now: http://tlicho.ling.uvic.ca. Other go...
Principal Investigator:Van Wyck, Peter Licenced Year(s):
This research looks at how northern communities and environmental groups have deployed “public storytelling” to influence public policy in two particular instances related to northern food security and climate change: (1) protection of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge lands as calving grounds of the Porcupine caribou herd and (2) regulation of industrial activities in the Arctic Ocean as these ...
Principal Investigator:Rice, Keren Licenced Year(s):2016201520142013
The objective of this research project is to document Dene stories, language and song as a way of understanding governance and land stewardship.
The research follows the participatory method established by the Deline Uranium Team and Deline Knowledge Project. Déline governance will ensure that the research meets agreed-upon objectives benefiting the community; that Déline, Northwest Territories...
Principal Investigator:Jaker, Alessandro M Licenced Year(s):20142013
This project will produce two published materials, in Dogrib and Chipewyan: an intermediate-level reader, and a verb dictionary. The reader will contain elders' stories on topics from Dene Kede, with a focus on animals: the research team would like to include at least two short stories on each animal in both languages. The verb dictionary will list at least 200 verbs in each language, with the...
Principal Investigator:Nichol, Cynthia Licenced Year(s):
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...
Principal Investigator:Simmons, Deborah L Licenced Year(s):
The research follows the participatory method established by the Deline Uranium Team and Deline Knowledge Project. Déline governance will ensure that the research meets agreed-upon objectives benefiting the community; that Déline, Northwest Territories and university research guidelines are respected; and that the intellectual property rights of Déline participants are protected. The community re...
Principal Investigator:Keillor, Elaine Licenced Year(s):
The documentation and recording of the stories and songs of the Dene will hopefully provide a valuable resource for the Dene educational system and culture. Interviews with drummers/singers will be conducted to futher the researcher's understanding of the musical activities of these communities. The researcher would like to analyze the recordings with transliterations and translations from her 19...
Principal Investigator:Cockcroft, Toby R.G. Licenced Year(s):
The researcher will be collecting information on Inuit folklore and mythology from Iqaluit residents. This information will be used to determine how interpersonal relationships and society are represented in folklore and mythology. This study will result in a comprehensive collection of local Inuit stories which will be provided to the community....
Principal Investigator:Searles, Ned Licenced Year(s):
The researcher will collect information about the history of outpost camps in the Frobisher Bay area. Individuals who currently use these outpost camps will be interviewed in order to document and compare their experiences living in the camps with living in Iqaluit. Benefits of `outpost camp' life will be evaluated. Information collected will be used for a doctoral (Ph.D.) thesis in socio-cultur...