Participatory Action Research

Regions: South Slave Region

Tags: dene culture, traditional knowledge, participatory research

Principal Investigator: Lescanec, Heidi (2)
Licence Number: 12793
Organization: Trent University; Dene Cultural Institute
Licensed Year(s): 1995 1994
Issued: Jan 01, 1995
Project Team: self and staff of Dene Cultural Institute

Objective(s): To learn more about the Paticipatory Action Research (PAR) approach which the Dene Cultural Institute uses in its community-based research projects. To the Dene Cultural Institute, PAR is a collaborative research method in which community members are co- investigators in projects which record and document the knowledge which exists within Dene communites.

Project Description: During the second year of this internship, the researcher will be volunteering in various stages of ongoing research projects being supported by the Dene Cultural Institute .