45 record(s) found in the location "Dettah" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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The Canadian state's relation to Impact and Benefit Agreements in NWT
Principal Investigator: Levitan, Tyler G
Licensed Year(s): 2011
Summary: The primary goal of this research is to dissect the Federal government's fiduciary obligation to First Nations, and to assess whether the Federal government is indeed fulfilling this obligation with Impact Benefit Agreements (IBAs) . Through a critical examination of IBAs, and an understanding of the State's position with regards to them, the goal will be to add depth to our understanding of the P...


Partnering with Parents and Community Members in Education
Principal Investigator: Taylor, Donald M.
Licensed Year(s): 2010 2009
Summary: The objectives of this research project are to develop a partnership between school, community and ministry or regional education authorities that will serve as the basis for a collaborative plan of action based on survey results regarding territorial educational challenges; to build the capacity within each territory/region regarding community-based survey research. This research began in Paul...


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) ...


Socio-economic Study for the Fortune Minerals NICO Project
Principal Investigator: Mitchell, Ross E.
Licensed Year(s): 2010 2009 2008
Summary: The objective of the socio-economic study is to collect baseline data to enhance Fortune's understanding of conditions in communities potentially affected by the NICO project. The information will be used to prepare documents required by regulators to make decisions about the project. The socio-economic study may include, in addition to reviews of secondary data sources, key informant intervie...


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...


Indigenous Protocol
Principal Investigator: Jacob, Victoria J
Licensed Year(s): 2009
Summary: The purpose of this study is to facilitate contact and communication between visiting professionals (government personnel and other agencies of Western society) with Indigenous communities and individuals. The objectives of this research are : (1) to facilitate knowledge by visiting professionals in communicating with Indigenous peoples; (2) to facilitate harmony and respect between said-prof...


Youth and Tobacco Studies with the Yellowknives Dene First Nations
Principal Investigator: Jardine, Cindy G.
Licensed Year(s): 2009
Summary: This licence is being issued for the scientific research application No. 1048. This research project seeks to better understand the factors and conditions that lead youth to decide to start, or not start, smoking. It will focus on youth within the Yellowknives Dene First Nation. A secondary objective is to expose students to the research process and develop research skills. The project is being...


Mining and Northern Development: Towards a Historical Political Ecology
Principal Investigator: Keeling, Arn M
Licensed Year(s): 2008
Summary: This licence was issued for the application no. 811. This project aims to understand the social and environmental effects of historical mining in the Northwest Territories through historical research and visits to communities and mine sites. The researchers also hope to learn how community members can contribute their knowledge and experiences to understanding this history. In 2008, one rese...


The Importance of Collective Identity Clarity
Principal Investigator: Usborne, Esther
Licensed Year(s): 2007
Summary: The goal of this study is to explore the theory of cultural identity in a questionnaire for Aboriginal people in Dettah, N'Dilo and Yellowknife. The hope is to obtain a clear picture of what is going on in the minds of participants and about the struggle of Aboriginal people. This can be used to develop a different approach to improving the living conditions of First Nation people, based on the pr...


Gacho Kué Project - De Beers
Principal Investigator: Maita, Maria MM
Licensed Year(s): 2007
Summary: The objective of this research program is to collect socio-economic information in relation to the potential impacts of the proposed Gahcho Kué Project. The information will be used to inform the eventual environmental and cumulative assessments of potential project impacts and of potential mitigation measures. Where applicable, the socio-economic information will be used to better understand ho...


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