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Sahtú Dene and Yellowknives Dene Astronomy and Sky-Related Knowledge
Principal Investigator: Holton, Gary
Licensed Year(s): 2019 2018
Summary: The research objective is to document Sahtú Dene and Yellowknives Dene astronomy and sky-related knowledge as well as other supporting linguistic and cultural knowledge that may help contextualize the study. Results will appear in the researcher’s Ph.D. dissertation on Northern Dene astronomy and may be published in a book on the same topic at a later date. The research team will also produce educ...


Traditional Sahtú Dene and Yellowknives Dene Astronomy and Sky-Related Knowledge
Principal Investigator: Holton, Gary
Licensed Year(s): 2017
Summary: The research objective is to document Sahtú Dene and Yellowknives Dene astronomy and sky-related knowledge. Results will appear in the researcher’s Ph.D. dissertation on Northern Dene astronomy and may be published in a book on the same topic at a later date. The research team will also produce educational materials for participating communities such as a bilingual star chart, lists of sky-related...


Wolverine (Gulo gulo) conservation and perceptions by local populations: Case studies in Quebec and the Northwest Territories, Canada
Principal Investigator: BONAMY, MORGANE MB
Licensed Year(s): 2016 2014
Summary: This PhD project aims at studying the biogeography, the ecology, and the human-animal relationships of wolverines (Gulo gulo) across Canada in two study sites: NWT and Quebec. The collected biogeographical, ecological and ethno-biological data will provide a detailed knowledge of wolverines’ ecological and socio-cultural status across Canada, which is critical for the elaboration of future conserv...


Yellowknives Dene Astronomy and Sky-Related Knowledge
Principal Investigator: Holton, Gary
Licensed Year(s): 2015
Summary: The research objective is to document Yellowknife’s Dene astronomy and sky-related knowledge. Results will appear in the researcher’s Ph.D. dissertation on Northern Dene astronomy and may be published in a book on the same topic at a later date. Educational materials (such as a Wii`lii`deh and Tetso?´t’ine´ star chart) will also be produced for participating communities. The researcher will pr...


Climate Change and Emergency Measures
Principal Investigator: Gilday, Cindy
Licensed Year(s): 2012
Summary: The objectives of this research project are: Short Term: •to engage in collective intergenerational knowledge sharing and creation to produce a compelling series of communication tools; •to contribute to adaptation plans for communities through an extended dialogue on emergency preparedness and management; and •to gauge the level of services already existing in the communities, while assessing...


Teaching our Yellowknives Dene Languages
Principal Investigator: Jaker, Alessandro M
Licensed Year(s): 2014 2013 2012 2009 2008 2007 2005
Summary: This project will produce two published materials, in Dogrib and Chipewyan: an intermediate-level reader, and a verb dictionary. The reader will contain elders' stories on topics from Dene Kede, with a focus on animals: the research team would like to include at least two short stories on each animal in both languages. The verb dictionary will list at least 200 verbs in each language, with the...


Abandoned Mines in Northern Canada: Historical Consequences and Mitigation of Current Impacts
Principal Investigator: Sandlos, John K
Licensed Year(s): 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009
Summary: The research team will work closely with members of four NWT communities to identify the historical and continued impacts of abandoned mines adjacent to their communities. The research team will ask how mineral development impacted the social life, economic prospects and local environments of Northern communities throughout the twentieth century, considering carefully the connections between socia...


Traditional Knowledge Study - Yellowknifes Dene First Nation
Principal Investigator: Swisher, Sara S
Licensed Year(s): 2010
Summary: The proposed Traditional Knowledge study described in the following sections is wholly contingent upon the YKDFN’s review, input and approval. It is also contingent upon the application and receipt of a scientific research license from the Aurora Research Institute. The collected information will be used for continued planning and incorporated into Avalon’s Developer’s Assessment Report (DAR) ...


Cultural Sensitivity in Programs for Men who Abuse
Principal Investigator: Prosyk, Liisa K
Licensed Year(s): 2009
Summary: The objective of this research is to explore the question: Is there any one program that could be considered culturally appropriate to the offender populations within the NWT? In order to administer an offender program that is “culturally appropriate”, there is need to gain better insight into the definition of “culture”. The study will consist of the 4 following components: 1. Literature...


Designing Appropriate Dispute Resolution Processes for use in Civil Matters in the Northwest Territories
Principal Investigator: Posynick, James
Licensed Year(s): 2005
Summary: The objectives of this study are to increase access to justice by increasing the availability of Appropriate Dispute Resolution (ADR) processes to NWT residents and to assist communities in using existing ADR or developing socially/culturally and legally...


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