269 record(s) found in the location "Aklavik" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Stories, Objects, Gender and Memories: Using digital media to share Inuvialuit knowledge
Principal Investigator: Goodwin, Rebecca L
Licensed Year(s): 2019
Summary: The main objective of this project is to document stories, memories and knowledge of Inuvialuit Elders centered on the concept of “gender”, or what it means to be an Inuvialuit man, woman or other gendered individual and to share them through the Inuvialuit Living History (ILH) website (www.inuvialuitlivinghistory.ca). The goals for this project are: 1. to document the many ways to be an Inuvi...


Large wood transport in the Mackenzie River Basin
Principal Investigator: Sendrowski, Alicia
Licensed Year(s): 2019
Summary: The objectives of this project are to understand the dynamics of large wood transport in the Mackenzie River and Delta by identifying the locations of wood sources and deposition, and quantifying the amount of wood that reaches the delta and the processes affecting wood transport. Using this knowledge, the research team can make estimates of carbon transport to the Arctic and improve global models...


Co-creating Inuvialuit Living History Through Visual Documentary Production
Principal Investigator: Hodgetts, Lisa M
Licensed Year(s): 2019
Summary: The Principle Investigator (PI) will work with Inuvialuit elders, knowledge holders and youth to develop a visual documentary project highlighting Inuvialuit perspectives on their history and heritage that blends photo, video, audio and graphic design. General research questions revolve around: 1) How can archaeologists foster the transfer of knowledge about traditional Inuvialuit activities, t...


Nunataryuk - Permafrost thaw and the changing Arctic coast, science for socioeconomic adaptation - Social Science Components
Principal Investigator: Gartler, Susanna
Licensed Year(s): 2019
Summary: This project is part of a larger study called “Nunataryuk - Permafrost thaw and the changing Arctic coast, science for socioeconomic adaptation”, which is unique as it uses a circumpolar approach, assessing the impact of permafrost thaw in five Arctic communities in Canada, Greenland, Svalbard and Russia. The main objectives are to identify the impact of permafrost thaw on subsistence harvesti...


Visual and Performance Art for HIV Prevention with Indigenous Youth in the Northwest Territories
Principal Investigator: Logie, Carmen
Licensed Year(s): 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015
Summary: The objectives of this research are to: 1. explore experiences and conceptualizations of social and structural contexts of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) vulnerability (e.g. stigma), and protective factors (e.g. empowerment), among Northern Indigenous youth; 2. build capacity and leadership in HIV prevention and research among Northern Indigenous youth; 3. evaluate the effect of arts-based ...


Interviewing Community Health Workers/Representatives and Key Stakeholders in Northwest Territories
Principal Investigator: Cueva, Katie
Licensed Year(s): 2019
Summary: This project aims to learn about the scope of work, strengths, and areas for improvement of the Community Health Worker (CHW) and Community Health Representative (CHR) programs in the Northwest Territories, Canada. All CHWs and CHRs employed in March-April, 2019 will be invited to participate in interviews, as well as all CHR and CHW managers. Where possible, interviews will be conducted in pe...


The Middle Years Development Instrument
Principal Investigator: Schonert-Reichl, Kimberly
Licensed Year(s): 2019
Summary: The Middle Years Development Instrument (MDI) is a self-report questionnaire that gives students a voice by answering questions about their feelings and experiences both inside and outside of school. The MDI uses a holistic, strengths-based approach to measure five dimensions of child development strongly linked to social and emotional well-being, health, academic achievement and overall success t...


Project Jewel: Using Inuvialuit ways of Knowing to Understand How On-the-Land Programming Can Foster Wellness
Principal Investigator: Giles, Audrey R.
Licensed Year(s): 2019 2018 2017
Summary: The objective of this project is to better understand how Project Jewel’s on-the-land programming offers culturally safe and trauma and violence informed programs that meet the self-identified needs of residents of the Inuvialuit Settlement Region. The Inuvialuit Regional Corporation (IRC) as the community partner in this research project will be the owner of the data and control the research p...


The State Of Northwest Territories Country Food Systems: Planning For Long- Term Sustainability
Principal Investigator: Fresque-Baxter, Jennifer
Licensed Year(s): 2019 2018
Summary: The Aurora Research Institute (ARI) and Government of the Northwest Territories Department of Environment and Natural Resources (ENR) have joined with research partners in communities, Canadian universities, and throughout the NWT, including the Gwich’in Tribal Council (GTC), to conduct research on the state of country food systems in the Northwest Territories (NWT). Jessica Dutton (ARI) and Jenni...


Using Inuvialuit and Gwich'in observations to monitor environmental change in the Beaufort Delta Region
Principal Investigator: Lantz, Trevor C.
Licensed Year(s): 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011
Summary: The core objective of this research is to work with Inuvialuit and Gwich’in experts to document and share local observations of environmental conditions. Over time this will build a record of observations, against which future changes can be compared. To document local observations this research will employ methods including participatory photo-mapping, participatory-video, web-based mapping, phot...


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