14 record(s) found with the tag "Dogrib" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Phonetics and Phonology of two Northern Athabaskan Languages
Principal Investigator: Jaker, Alessandro M
Licensed Year(s): 2014 2013 2012 2009 2008 2007 2005
Summary: This project is the continuation of a previous year's project, "Teaching our Yellowknives Dene Languages". The principal investigator (PI) will produce two published materials in each language (Dogrib and Chipewyan): an intermediate-level reader, and a verb dictionary. The reader will contain elders' stories on topics from Dene Kede, with a focus on animals: the PI would like to include at least t...

Light verbs and predicate types in Tlicho Yatii
Principal Investigator: Welch, Nicholas D S
Licensed Year(s): 2013 2009 2007
Summary: The grammar of Tlicho Yatii encodes a difference between permanent properties of individuals (individual-level predicates), and temporary, limited ones (stage-level predicates). This project seeks to discover whether this difference comes from lexical meaning or syntactic structure. If the latter, the principal researcher expects that sentences with stage-level predicates such as 'Michel has a col...

Dogrib Textual Studies
Principal Investigator: Saxon, Leslie A.
Licensed Year(s): 2005 2004 2003
Summary: This research on stories of Dogrib travel and language will result in a book/CD for Dogrib community members. Dogrib elders and others will be interviewed in the research process, and community language workers will be trained. The language research will...

National Museum of the American Indian Cardinal Direction Markers Project
Principal Investigator: Pepper Henry, James
Licensed Year(s): 2003
Summary: The goal of this project is to collect a sample of the Acasta Gneiss from the Slave Craton to be used to represent the peoples and indigenous communities of Canada on the grounds of the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of the American Indian in...

Dogrib Dictionary Research
Principal Investigator: Marinakis, Aliki
Licensed Year(s): 2001
Summary: The research team will travel to Rae-Edzo by air and road, in order to collaborate with the local dictionary working group. The primary activities of the team will include assisting the working group on the collection, and computer inputting, of lexical and grammatical information on the Dogrib language....

Metal Levels in Fish from Lakes in the Dogrib Region Surrounding Rae Lakes
Principal Investigator: Stoddart, Melissa
Licensed Year(s): 2000
Summary: This project developed out of the community concern's about the effect that local contaminants may have on their health and well being. The objectives of the study are: to obtain baseline data on the level of metals in fish from lakes that are commonly used as traditional harvesting grounds; to deliver the results of the study to the community and address local contaminant concerns; to provide co...

Caribou Habitat Project and Placenames Habitat Project
Principal Investigator: Legat, Allice
Licensed Year(s): 1997
Summary: Researchers will interview elders throughout the Dogrib region. Interviews will be taped, translated and transcribed. Data is collected using the participatory action research (PAR) method which ensures Dogrib ownership and direction of the project and provides researchers with research skills. Researchers are being trained in GIS/database installation. The project is being conducted under the ...

Dogrib Phonology and Variation
Principal Investigator: Causely, Trisha
Licensed Year(s): 1996
Summary: The research involves two months of fieldwork in the N.W.T. where I will be consulting with native speaker consultants of different dialect and generational groups. Rae-Edzo is the largest of the Dogrib communities, and speakers from all of the different communities are represented there. Initial data collection will come from interviews with speakers in Rae-Edzo, and possibly in other Dogrib co...

Rae Lakes Traditional Governance Project
Principal Investigator: Legat, Allice
Licensed Year(s): 1994 1993
Summary: The researcher will investigate traditional methods of governance at the request of the Dene Cultural Institute. Dogrib rules and laws, traditional government processes, traditional decision making processes and tradtional law enforcement will be recorded. The researcher will also assess which traditional practices people wish to revitalize or maintain in order to develop a model for self-govern...

Traditional Dene Medicine in Use in the Dogrib Area
Principal Investigator: Ryan, Joan
Licensed Year(s): 1993 1992
Summary: No baseline information has been systematically collected for the Dene about traditional use of plants and animal parts used for healing. There are still Dogrib elders who hold and use this information and the Dene are eager to have this knowledge documented so that they can continue to teach it to young people....