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:Freeman, Milton M.R. Licenced Year(s):
The researchers will attempt to discover the views of people in regard to the hunt. They will attempt to determine why it is significant to the people of Aklavik in particular, and to the Inuvialuit people generally. This information will be elicited through the use of interviews and household surveys as well as through discussion and a questionnaire administered to school students....
Principal Investigator:Eber, Dorothy Licenced Year(s):
Ms. Dorothy Eber is to work through interpreters in Pond Inlet in gathering oral history related to whaling in Baffin Island, Hudson Bay and the Strait. She hopes to integrate the oral history into the historical context of existing information. Due to weather problems she did not travel to Pangnirtung but received material which can be incorporated along with the oral histories....
Principal Investigator:Stevenson, Marc G. Licenced Year(s):
To establish, through oral history, the macro- and micro-settlement patterns of the Cumberland Sound Inuit during the Whaling Era. Elerly informants will be questioned about the locations, and factors influencing their selection of 1)sites around the sound, and 2)dwellings within settlements. The ultimate aim of this research is to formulate a model of Inuit sociopolitical organization during th...