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Making a place for Indigenous fishing livelihoods: Navigating cross-scale institutions in Great Slave Lake fishery management
Principal Investigator: Wray, Kristine E J
Licensed Year(s): 2019
Summary: This licence has been issued for the scientific research application No.4406. The research team seeks to document an oral history of the growth of the commercial fishery from the community perspective in terms of four stages: the Dene fishery (up to 1944), the early commercial fishery (1945-1969), federal management by the Freshwater Fish Marketing Corporation (1970-2018), and the present phase...


Welcoming the “Sacred Spirit (Child): Connecting Indigenous and Western ‘ways of knowing’ to inform future policy partnerships to optimize maternal child health service delivery initiatives in remote
Principal Investigator: Thiessen, Kellie
Licensed Year(s): 2019
Summary: This licence has been issued for the scientific research application No.4496. This research study is being conducted to understand how maternity care programs and policies effect life-giving processes for individuals and communities in Northern Canadian regions. Firstly, the research team will study which maternity service delivery models are the best at supporting people to maintain health ...


Métis moose hair tufting: revival of a tradition
Principal Investigator: Wenzel, Abra
Licensed Year(s): 2019
Summary: First, to provide detail and understanding to moose hair tufted objects housed at the Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre. Second, demonstrate how women’s embroidery critically underpins their role in communities throughout history. Third, to provide a forum where women can learn from each other and practice tufting. Finally, and ultimately, the development and dissemination of moose hair tuf...


Yellowknives Dene Placenames and Tetsot'ine (Chipewyan) Dictionary
Principal Investigator: Jaker, Alessandro M
Licensed Year(s): 2018
Summary: The first objective is to produce a list of placenames, with their geographical coordinates and an English translation of the placenames, to leave with the Land & Environment Office, as well as a bilingual, interlinear transcript of any stories about places or placenames that the Principal Investigator (PI) collect from elders. The second objective is to produce a Tetso?´t'ine´ (Chipewyan) diction...


Sustainable Water Governance and Indigenous Law Project
Principal Investigator: Bakker, Karen
Licensed Year(s): 2018 2017
Summary: The goal is to enhance effective, equitable Indigenous co-governance of water resources through pursuing five objectives: 1)Critically conceptualize the potential for reciprocal coordination of, and complementarity between, evolving common ("Western") and Indigenous water law and governance frameworks; 2)Develop innovative methods for co-researching Indigenous Water Governance, based on collabor...


Learning from Mothers, Grandmothers and Great Grandmothers about Breastfeeding in the Northwest Territories
Principal Investigator: Moffitt, Pertice M
Licensed Year(s): 2017
Summary: The objectives of this research project are to: 1. conduct retrospective chart audits to provide epidemiological data on breastfeeding initiation and duration rates; 2. conduct focus group meetings with grandmothers and great-grandmothers to learn about past practices and traditional knowledge about caring for babies; 3. conduct semi-structured interviews with mothers to learn about the determi...


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...


Consultation and Consent: Intercultural Perspectives in Resource Governance
Principal Investigator: Mitchell, Terry
Licensed Year(s): 2017 2016
Summary: The proposed research is part of a larger collaborative research project on the internationally recognized right of indigenous peoples to free, prior and informed consent in relation to natural resource management and development that may affect lands and waters that they own, occupy or otherwise use. The research pursues better understanding of both the challenges and best practices for inclusive...


Wolverine (Gulo gulo) conservation and perceptions by local populations: Case studies in Quebec and the Northwest Territories, Canada
Principal Investigator: BONAMY, MORGANE MB
Licensed Year(s): 2016 2014
Summary: This PhD project aims at studying the biogeography, the ecology, and the human-animal relationships of wolverines (Gulo gulo) across Canada in two study sites: NWT and Quebec. The collected biogeographical, ecological and ethno-biological data will provide a detailed knowledge of wolverines’ ecological and socio-cultural status across Canada, which is critical for the elaboration of future conserv...


Geoscience Tools for Supporting Environmental Risk Assessment of Metal Mining
Principal Investigator: Galloway, Jennifer
Licensed Year(s): 2016
Summary: This project will focus on providing baseline information for areas of high resource potential. In areas of past land use and soon to be developed areas in the Slave Geological Province, the project will generate new spatial and temporal data on changing geochemical, permafrost, ecological and climate data for the past 1000 years. This data will be integrated with Traditional Ecological Knowledge ...


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