Tulita Mooseskin Boat Project

Regions: Sahtu Settlement Area

Tags: dene culture, traditional knowledge, cultural revitalization, Sahtu

Principal Investigator: Andrews, Thomas D (1)
Licence Number: 15320
Organization: Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre
Licensed Year(s): 2013
Issued: Aug 08, 2013
Project Team: Ingrid Kritsch (Co-Principal Investigator, Gwich'in Social and Cultural Ins)

Objective(s): To document the construction of a mooseskin boat.

Project Description: The objective of this research project is to document the construction of a mooseskin boat.

This will be done through participant observation.

This is a community-initiated project, involving numerous Tulita residents, including elders and youth.

The research team will be preparing a photographic publication for use in Chief Albert Wright School in Tulita.

The fieldwork for this study will be conducted from August 7, 2013 to August 31, 2013.