7 record(s) found with the tag "youth perspective" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Health Perceptions of Dene First Nations Youth in a Community Context
Principal Investigator: Lines, Laurie-Ann
Licenced Year(s): 2016
Summary: 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...


Sahtu Youth Network for a Regional Action Plan on the Health Impacts of Climate Change
Principal Investigator: Simmons, Deborah L
Licenced Year(s): 2015
Summary: 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. 3. Com...


Aboriginal Youth Stories of Culture, Identity, Community & Place: A Rural/Urban Educational Youth Exchange through Performing Arts & Technology
Principal Investigator: Conrad, Diane H
Licenced Year(s): 2016 2015 2014 2013
Summary: 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 ...


NWT Teen Perspectives on Social Issues
Principal Investigator: Adkins, Gary
Licenced Year(s): 1994
Summary: 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...


Syntactic Structures in Inuktitut
Principal Investigator: Nowak, Elke
Licenced Year(s): 1992
Summary: 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?...


The concepts of health of young Inuit adolescents
Principal Investigator: Shea, Elaine
Licenced Year(s): 1988
Summary: 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)...


An investigation into re-translation of the Philosophy of the (Canada) Young Offenders Act into practise.
Principal Investigator: Cummings, Gregory
Licenced Year(s): 1987
Summary: 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....


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