352 record(s) found in the location "Tuktoyaktuk" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Stories, Objects, Gender and Memories: Using digital media to share Inuvialuit knowledge
Principal Investigator: Goodwin, Rebecca L
Licensed Year(s): 2019
Summary: The main objective of this project is to document stories, memories and knowledge of Inuvialuit Elders centered on the concept of “gender”, or what it means to be an Inuvialuit man, woman or other gendered individual and to share them through the Inuvialuit Living History (ILH) website (www.inuvialuitlivinghistory.ca). The goals for this project are: 1. to document the many ways to be an Inuvi...


DigitalNWT
Principal Investigator: McMahon, Rob
Licensed Year(s): 2019
Summary: The goal of this project is to conduct surveys on digital technology development, adoption and use through the NWT. The focus is on community development and digital literacy in the context of the Indigenous and Northern residents of the NWT. The research team will collect research data through surveys, key informant interviews and focus groups. The first phase of this project focuses on resear...


The End of the Road: an Ethnographic Account of Tourism down the Inuvik-Tuktoyaktuk Highway
Principal Investigator: Lamontagne-Cumiford, Mathieu
Licensed Year(s): 2019
Summary: With the CBC reporting that close to five-thousand tourists made the journey to Tuktoyaktuk by the newly completed highway during the first summer after its opening (Last, CBC, Nov 15th, 2018), an exciting moment for tourism is presenting itself for Western Arctic communities. With such enthusiasm from tourists in the first season of accessibility, this project asks: who makes the journey down the...


Co-creating Inuvialuit Living History Through Visual Documentary Production
Principal Investigator: Hodgetts, Lisa M
Licensed Year(s): 2019
Summary: The Principle Investigator (PI) will work with Inuvialuit elders, knowledge holders and youth to develop a visual documentary project highlighting Inuvialuit perspectives on their history and heritage that blends photo, video, audio and graphic design. General research questions revolve around: 1) How can archaeologists foster the transfer of knowledge about traditional Inuvialuit activities, t...


Foundations for Student Persistence and Success in Inuit Nunangat
Principal Investigator: O'Gorman, Melanie
Licensed Year(s): 2019 2017
Summary: This project aims to address two questions: 1. What is contributing to Inuit students’ persistence in school, particularly at grade transitions? 2. How is the achievement of Inuit students being assessed? The objectives of this research are to answer these questions by gathering knowledge through case studies, data analysis and narrative sharing, and to disseminate such knowledge to educators a...


Permafrost monitoring and collection of baseline terrain information in the Mackenzie Valley Corridor, NWT
Principal Investigator: Smith, Sharon S
Licensed Year(s): 2019
Summary: The objectives of this project are: 1) to provide baseline knowledge of permafrost and terrain conditions (specifically ground temperature and active layer thickness) and improve characterization of terrain sensitivity in the Mackenzie Valley; 2) to monitor ground temperature and active layer to detect changes in permafrost conditions resulting from surface disturbance or climate change and to ...


Nunataryuk - Permafrost thaw and the changing Arctic coast, science for socioeconomic adaptation - Social Science Components
Principal Investigator: Gartler, Susanna
Licensed Year(s): 2019
Summary: This project is part of a larger study called “Nunataryuk - Permafrost thaw and the changing Arctic coast, science for socioeconomic adaptation”, which is unique as it uses a circumpolar approach, assessing the impact of permafrost thaw in five Arctic communities in Canada, Greenland, Svalbard and Russia. The main objectives are to identify the impact of permafrost thaw on subsistence harvesti...


Food Security, Social and Environmental Justice and Resilience in the Western Canadian Arctic, using Participatory Video Method
Principal Investigator: Gauthier, Maeva
Licensed Year(s): 2019 2018
Summary: The goal is to document resilience and analyse perceptions related to food security and environmental change working with a group of youth in Tuktoyaktuk. The Principal Investigator (PI) will ask: 1) What are the perceptions from the community about notable environmental change (such as presence of plastics/microplastics in their environment and shoreline erosion) and how do they see this affect...


Transforming Arctic Conservation Through Social Innovation
Principal Investigator: Clark, Douglas A.
Licensed Year(s): 2019
Summary: This research will integrate and map polar bear knowledge systems, and translate findings into a community-based monitoring protocol that will track polar bear population responses to environmental change. Research questions include:1) Are polar bear science data, existing Traditional Ecological Knowledge (TEK), and historical records from the fur trade,explorer’s personal accounts and government ...


Visual and Performance Art for HIV Prevention with Indigenous Youth in the Northwest Territories
Principal Investigator: Logie, Carmen
Licensed Year(s): 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015
Summary: The objectives of this research are to: 1. explore experiences and conceptualizations of social and structural contexts of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) vulnerability (e.g. stigma), and protective factors (e.g. empowerment), among Northern Indigenous youth; 2. build capacity and leadership in HIV prevention and research among Northern Indigenous youth; 3. evaluate the effect of arts-based ...


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