45 record(s) found in the location "Dettah" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Speciation and Mobility of Antimony in Sediment, Pore Water and Surface Water in the Region of the Giant Mine, Yellowknife
Principal Investigator: Fawcett, Skya
Licensed Year(s): 2007 2006 2005
Summary: Antimony originating from the operation of the Giant Mine will be studied to determine mobility, speciation, movement in the environment, and the geochemical controls on its release and attenuation. Dialysis arrays (peepers) will be used to collect pore waters from Baker Creek and Baker Pond on the Giant Mine site, and corers will be used to collect six cores from three aqueous environments on ...


Enhanced sewage treatment using aeration technology
Principal Investigator: Stone, Ivy
Licensed Year(s): 2006 2005
Summary: Sewage and/or wastewater treatment can be expensive and problematic in the North. The researchers are interested in testing untried technology in the North on a test-case basis to determine its efficacy and potential benefits to northern communities in terms of reduced economic burden and increased environmental benefits. The community in Dettah would be a test-case for improved and more effic...


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...


Localization of Social Work in Northern Canada
Principal Investigator: Brownlee, Keith
Licensed Year(s): 2005
Summary: For this research project, social work practitioners in northern and remote communities will be asked to examine distinctions between what theory and methods are appropriate for practice and which are not. This research will examine localization of knowledge which includes consideration of culture, community and values in adapting appropriate practices. Research will be conducted in five commu...


Factors Affecting the Communication and Understanding of Known and Potential/Theoretical Risks to Health in Northern Aboriginal Communities
Principal Investigator: Jardine, Cynthia
Licensed Year(s): 2005 2004
Summary: The researchers want to get a better idea of how people in the Dene communities of Ndilo and Dettah respond to different kinds of health risks - what kinds of health risks do people worry about, what makes people accept a health risk or not accept a heal...


An examination of an organizational experiment to integrate child and family services, education and health programs in rural, aboriginal communities in the NWT.
Principal Investigator: Martin, Jim L
Licensed Year(s): 2001
Summary: The proposed qualitative social science research project will be confined to personal, or telephone, interviews with a selected group of approximately 30 people associated with the Dogrib Community Services Board. A focused interview method will be used that will allow for a broad exploration of issues related to the development and implementation of the Dogrib Community Services Board's organiza...


Dietary Study of the Yellowknifes Dene Band: Yellowknife Back Bay Project
Principal Investigator: Christensen, Jill
Licensed Year(s): 1995 1994 1993
Summary: The researchers will continue to collect information on the consumption patterns in traditional and store-bought foods as well as lifestyle patterns (e.g., fishing and hunting activities, health beliefs, traditional food use) of residents of N'Dilo and Dettah. This information will be combined with results from the BAck Bay Fish Study (contaminants in fish) in order that human health implications ...


Dogrib Music-Making Documentation and Its Relationship to Dene Musical Expressions
Principal Investigator: Keillor, Elaine
Licensed Year(s): 1994 1987
Summary: The documentation and recording of the stories and songs of the Dene will hopefully provide a valuable resource for the Dene educational system and culture. Interviews with drummers/singers will be conducted to futher the researcher's understanding of the musical activities of these communities. The researcher would like to analyze the recordings with transliterations and translations from her 19...


The function of the Community Education Council as a conduit of information between the community and the Divisional Board of Education
Principal Investigator: Osted, Peter F.
Licensed Year(s): 1994
Summary: The researcher will ask Community Education Councils (CEC's) of communities served by the Sahtu, Deh Cho, South Slave and Dogrib Divisional Boards of Education to complete questionnaires. Data collected will include where Items of Concern come from, what the CEC does with these Items, how these issues graded in terms of importance, and how often these issues arise. Results of the study may assist...


The Effects of Teaching Experience and Mainstreaming Experience on Regular classroom Teachers' Self-Described Views Toward Mainstreaming
Principal Investigator: Slater, Laura
Licensed Year(s): 1991
Summary: The Researcher will interview twenty teachers from the communities about their views on mainstreaming. The project will determine if teachers are more positive or negative in their views about mainstreaming....


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