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Northern Oral language and Writing through Play: NOW Play
Principal Investigator: Stagg Peterson, Shelley
Licensed Year(s): 2022
Summary: This licence has been issued for the scientific research application No.5232. Over the next seven years and using collaborative action research methods, research practitioners (e.g., early childhood educators, teachers, parents/caregivers, and community members) from Indigenous communities in Canada and abroad will work with university researchers to develop a toolkit of theoretical approaches,...


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): 2021 2020 2019
Summary: This licence has been issued for the scientific research application No.4932. This research study is being conducted to study how maternity programs and policies effect life-giving processes care for individuals and communities in Northern Canadian regions. The research team will study which maternity service delivery models are the best at supporting people to maintain health and wellness i...


De Beers Snap Lake Mine Environmental Monitoring 2020-2024
Principal Investigator: Prather, Colleen
Licensed Year(s): 2021 2020 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2002 2001 2000 1999
Summary: This licence has been issued for the scientific research application No.4635. The objective of this research are to conduct environmental monitoring of wildlife, vegetation, air quality, hydrology, and aquatic effects in the Snap Lake study area. The research team will collect incidental observational data of wildlife near the Snap Lake Mine. Through this project the research team will coll...


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): 2021 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...


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...


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