129 record(s) found in the location "Jean Marie River" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Contaminant Biomonitoring in the Northwest Territories Mackenzie Valley: Investigating the Links Between Contaminant Exposure, Nutritional Status, and Country Food Use
Principal Investigator: Laird, Brian D
Licensed Year(s): 2018 2016
Summary: The overall objective of this research is to promote country foods in the Dehcho Region in a way that balances contaminant risks and nutrient benefits in order to maximize nutrient status while minimizing mercury exposure. The research team will work towards this objective through the implementation of research that will consist of the biomonitoring study to evaluate country food usage patterns, c...


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...


Envisioning Sustainable Heritage in the Face of Climate Change: A call to align national heritage management policies across borders
Principal Investigator: Haboucha, Rebecca
Licensed Year(s): 2017
Summary: The objective of this research is to establish sustainable methodologies that provide the long-term preservation know-how for cultural heritage at risk from climate change by stakeholders within and between nations. A multivocal approach will be used to adapt and safeguard heritage that otherwise will be lost due to the impacts of climate change for future generations. Two groups have been chosen ...


Permafrost monitoring and collection of baseline terrain information in the Mackenzie Valley Corridor, NWT
Principal Investigator: Smith, Sharon S
Licensed Year(s): 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006
Summary: This project continues the on-going monitoring program of permafrost monitoring and collection of baseline terrain information in the Mackenzie Valley Corridor, NWT. The objectives are: 1) To provide baseline knowledge of permafrost and terrain conditions (specifically ground temperature and permafrost active layer thickness) and improve characterization of terrain sensitivity in the Macken...


Contaminant Biomonitoring in the Northwest Territories Mackenzie Valley: Investigating the Links Between Contaminant Exposure, Nutritional Status, and Country Food Use
Principal Investigator: Laird, Brian D
Licensed Year(s): 2017 2015 2014
Summary: The overall objective of this research is to promote country foods in the Dehcho Region in a way that balances contaminant risks and nutrient benefits in order to maximize nutrient status while minimizing mercury exposure. The research team will work towards this objective through the implementation of research that will consist of the biomonitoring study to evaluate country food usage patterns, c...


Dehcho K’ehodi Needs and Assets Inventory
Principal Investigator: Latta, Alex
Licensed Year(s): 2016
Summary: The objectives of the research have evolved through a collaborative process of research design, working directly with the Resource Management Coordinator for Dehcho First Nations (DFN). The specific objectives of the Dehcho K’ehodi inventory are to collect data on the following: 1) The most important features of the territory for each community, based on identified areas of traditional land-u...


Contaminant Biomonitoring in the Dehcho Region: Investigating the Links Between Contaminant Exposure, Nutritional Status, and Country Food Use
Principal Investigator: Laird, Brian D
Licensed Year(s): 2016 2015
Summary: The overall objective of this research is to promote country foods in the Dehcho Region in a way that balances contaminant risks and nutrient benefits in order to maximize nutrient status while minimizing mercury exposure. The research team will work towards this objective through the implementation of research that will consist of the biomonitoring study to evaluate country food usage patterns, c...


Use of the narrative to understand and support emerging leaders' journeys
Principal Investigator: LeRoy-Gauthier, Hilary
Licensed Year(s): 2016
Summary: The main objective of this research is to share emerging leaders' stories of leadership in the North in a way that adds to our understanding, relationships, partnerships, and leadership development activities in the North. The researcher also endeavors to bring some benefit to the participants (and perhaps even to future emerging leaders), by providing an opportunity not only to be heard and seen ...


F.O.X.Y. Participatory Action Research Project
Principal Investigator: Lys, Candice L
Licensed Year(s): 2016 2015 2014 2013
Summary: The objective of this study is to evaluate the effectiveness of the F.O.X.Y. (Fostering Open eXpression among Youth) participatory action research project for empowering young NWT women and facilitating dialogue about sexual health issues in the North. The F.O.X.Y. participatory action research (PAR) project is a territorial-wide project that uses a grounded theory method and participatory actio...


Spatial and Temporal Distribution of Tuberculosis in Northwest Territories
Principal Investigator: Pepperell, Caitlin
Licensed Year(s): 2016
Summary: The objective of this research project is to identify patterns of spread of tuberculosis (TB) in the Northwest Territories and trace the evolution of mycobacterium (M.) tuberculosis in this region. Laboratory isolates of M. tuberculosis will be retrieved from the Alberta Provincial Laboratory and epidemiology data will be retrieved from the Office of the Chief Public Health Officer for the Gove...


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