14 record(s) found in the location "Jean Marie River" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Dehcho Collective on Permafrost
Principal Investigator: Sioui, Miguel PS
Licensed Year(s): 2019
Summary: This licence has been issued for the scientific research application No.4512. The overall objective is to generate a fusion of leading-edge scientific and Indigenous knowledge on permafrost, and use it as a basis to co-develop new predictive decision support tools and innovative risk management strategies to inventory and manage permafrost and adapt to permafrost thaw. This program will co-d...


Human Dimensions of a Thawing Landscape
Principal Investigator: Strickert, Graham
Licensed Year(s): 2018 2017 2016
Summary: The purpose of the research is to advance understanding about how existing knowledge (e.g. social and biophysical science products and ancestral and local knowledge) can be used to meet the needs of communities to develop climate adaptation strategies. Researchers seek to answer the questions: “How can biophysical and social science products combine to meet the needs of northern Aboriginal communi...


Tracking Change... Local and Traditional Knowledge in Watershed Governance
Principal Investigator: Parlee, Brenda L
Licensed Year(s): 2019 2019 2019 2017 2016
Summary: The broad goal of the project is to create opportunities to collaboratively document and share local and traditional knowledge (LTK) about social-ecological change in the Mackenzie River Basin, Lower Mekong, and Lower Amazon Basins and determine its’ role in watershed governance. The project will fund 8-10 community-based and collaborative research activities in the Mackenzie River Basin that deal...


Using Traditional Knowledge of JMRFN Elders to better understand changes in the boreal caribou habitat.
Principal Investigator: Laurent, Cyrielle C
Licensed Year(s): 2017
Summary: This project aims to demonstrate the cumulative impact of permafrost degradation and forest fire on boreal caribou habitat and how caribou habitat degradation affects Jean Marie River First Nation (JMRFN). To do this the research team will collect and use traditional knowledge (TK), and analyse it in a geographic information system (GIS) with scientific data. The research team expect to locate are...


A Capable Person – Long Ago and Today: A narrative inquiry focusing on the stories of Northwest Territories Elders’ traditional Aboriginal pedagogies and comparing them to contemporary educational app
Principal Investigator: James, V. Angela
Licensed Year(s): 2013
Summary: Through the Indigenous research methodology of story, the purpose of this qualitative research is to examine the traditional pedagogies of NWT Aboriginal Elders and NWT Aboriginal curricula that describe capable learners to see if they corroborate contemporary educational approaches proposed by educators and researchers as being most effective in creating capable learners and citizens who can navi...


Food Security and Drinking Water Vulnerability Assessment Related to Permafrost Degradation in the Jean Marie River First Nation
Principal Investigator: Ireland, Margaret
Licensed Year(s): 2013
Summary: The main objective of this one year project is to provide the community with a practical tool for assessing Jean Marie River’s (JMR’s) vulnerability to food security in relation to country foods, as well as the vulnerability of sources of country foods and drinkable water used by the community members out on the land, in the context of climate change. This tool will consist of a mapping of permafr...


Enbridge Pipelines (NW) Inc. Traditional Knowledge Study - Continuation
Principal Investigator: Heck, Darren M
Licensed Year(s): 2013 2012
Summary: The objectives of this project are: a) Inventory of historical and ecological resources in the area; b) past, present and future uses of the area by community residents; c) identification of potential impacts of use of the land use areas supporting access and maintenance (i.e. camps, trails, buffer areas and work areas); and d) provide follow-up mechanism for on-going communication of issues i...


Building Economic and Social Prosperity: Connecting a Northern University Vision Through Dechinta Bush University
Principal Investigator: Coulthard, Glen
Licensed Year(s): 2013
Summary: The objectives of this research project are to: 1) document, evaluate and support the development of Dechinta Bush University Centre for Research and Learning; Including: A. governance practices, institutional structures and partnerships, B. teaching quality, C. the integration of land-based learning with university programming, D. students' personal and academic development and success, ...


Permafrost vulnerability assessment and landscape changes related to climate change in the Jean Marie River First Nation
Principal Investigator: Ireland, Margaret
Licensed Year(s): 2012
Summary: The objectives of this project are to: 1. Gather Traditional, local, and scientific knowledge and information concerning environmental and cultural changes related to climate change and permafrost degradation. 2. Conduct a focus group mapping session, a geological survey, and an air photo survey of Jean Marie River (JMR) and the surrounding area to locate vulnerable areas of land to climate c...


Learning the Language of the Land: The representation of land in web-based Indigenous language education
Principal Investigator: Parker, Aliana
Licensed Year(s): 2011
Summary: The research objective is to understand the connection between Indigenous languages and the land, and to explore how that connection is represented in websites used for Indigenous language education. The central research question is: What is the significance of Indigenous perspectives of land for Indigenous language revitalization efforts? The connection between language and land will be the main ...


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