Principal Investigator:Lines, Laurie-Ann Licenced Year(s):
The main objective of this research is to understand Yellowknives Dene First Nation (YKDFN) youths’ perceptions of health meaning and agency within their community, environment, and in future health research, contextualized by community members. Capturing a relevant and appropriate understanding of health meaning and current issues will lead to more effective health programming in these communitie...
Principal Investigator:Simmons, Deborah L Licenced Year(s):
The short-term objectives for the project are to:
1. Review and build on learnings from previous climate change and health adaptation projects in Tulít’a, Fort Good Hope and Déline, both in terms of the content and the methods used.
2. Strengthen action capacity, leadership and skills through creation of a Sahtu Youth Network for research and action planning on climate change and health.
Principal Investigator:Conrad, Diane H Licenced Year(s):20162015
The aim of the study is to initiate a creative exchange amongst youth in four Aboriginal communities (Fort Good Hope, NWT; Pangnirtung, Nunavut; Kainai Reserve, Southern Alberta, Amiskwaciy Academy, Edmonton, Alberta) through performing arts, storytelling and technology. Through consultation with the communities regarding the study's design and objectives, and collaboration between Aboriginal and ...
Principal Investigator:Adkins, Gary Licenced Year(s):
The Territorial Government has stated that it would like to see zero tolerance towards violence in the family and that there should be more input from youth in regards to their feelings on what affects them. Teens in Sir John Franklin and St. Patrick High Schools will be asked to participate in a questionnaire on abuse. This information will be used to assess the issues that teens face. This st...
Principal Investigator:Nowak, Elke Licenced Year(s):
The Researcher will conduct purely grammatical research by gathering information on the social and political situation of Inuktitut: what changes and/or developments have taken place during the last four years? What is the situation in schools like, what kind of teaching material is available? What is the attitude of young people (under 30 years) toward the language?...
Principal Investigator:Shea, Elaine Licenced Year(s):
to describe the health concepts of Inuit adolescents by interviewing Inuit adolescents on their ideas about health (what is being healthy, how one becomes healthy, and how one learns about being healthy)...
Principal Investigator:Cummings, Gregory Licenced Year(s):
To interview a random sample of young offenders, (based on informed consent and guaranteed confidentiality) who are on probation, about their court experience. To determine whether or not the young offender understood the court process sufficiently to have participated in the deliberations concerning them....