3 record(s) found for principal investigator "Oakes, Jill" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Domestic Economy on Baffin Island
Principal Investigator: Oakes, Jill
Licensed Year(s): 1993
Summary: This study is community-based: the researchers will work with the Baffin communities in order that the study meets the needs of each community as well as the region. The work will identify the formal and informal economic contributions Inuit women make. It will also help interested women establish sewing centres and develop marketing strategies. Both Elders and young women will be interviewed t...

Factors Influencing Changes in Decisions Made While Producing Inuit Clothing
Principal Investigator: Oakes, Jill
Licensed Year(s): 1992 1989
Summary: The researcher and her team will collect information about choices made by Inuit seamstresses by actually working with seamstresses to produce clothing. Temporal and individual variations in economic, political, social, cultural, and historical factors influencing decisions made during the production procedures will be identified by talking with community members and searching through archival ar...

Bird Skin Clothing Project
Principal Investigator: Oakes, Jill
Licensed Year(s): 1989
Summary: Ms. Oakes will document bird skin clothing production in Sanikiluaq. The information will include skin selection, skin preparation, pattern development, garment construction and maintenance of eider duck parkas. The clothing and artifacts will be assembled in an exhibition which will include a booklet (English and Inuktitut) and a short video film.The show will travel to schools and museums i...