125 record(s) found with the tag "Inuit" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Foundations for Student Persistence and Success in Inuit Nunangat
Principal Investigator: O'Gorman, Melanie
Licensed Year(s): 2019 2017
Summary: This project aims to address two questions: 1. What is contributing to Inuit students’ persistence in school, particularly at grade transitions? 2. How is the achievement of Inuit students being assessed? The objectives of this research are to answer these questions by gathering knowledge through case studies, data analysis and narrative sharing, and to disseminate such knowledge to educators a...

Cultural Education in the Arctic
Principal Investigator: Pearce, Tristan D
Licensed Year(s): 2019
Summary: The goal is to examine cultural education at Helen Kalvak School and its role in the transmission of traditional knowledge. Specific objectives are to: 1) identify cultural programming at Helen Kalvak School; 2) document the meaning of cultural education for Inuit students; and to 3) describe how cultural education helps to transmit traditional knowledge such as hunting and sewing as well as o...

Inuit Traditional Knowledge for Adapting to the Health Effects of Climate Change (IK-ADAPT)
Principal Investigator: Pearce, Tristan D
Licensed Year(s): 2014 2013 2012
Summary: To work in collaboration with community members to: 1. create a local research team that will guide project development, implementation, evaluation and monitoring’ 2. identify and develop culturally acceptable ways to document, conserve and promote Inuit traditional knowledge (IK) to prevent, prepare for and manage the impacts of climate change on health (specifically targeting younger generatio...

The Genographic Project: Anthropological Genetic Analyses of Indigenous Human Populations of North America - South Slave and DehCho
Principal Investigator: Schurr, Theodore G
Licensed Year(s): 2011 2010 2009
Summary: In this project, the ancestry and history of the Aboriginal populations of the NWT will be explored through the analysis of genetic diversity in these communities. Through this DNA analysis, the origin and diversity of these aboriginal people will be investigated and their relationship to other aboriginal peoples of Canada and Alaska will be assessed. Overall, this approach will generate new insi...

Inuit Oral Health Survey
Principal Investigator: Malazdrewicz, Valerie
Licensed Year(s): 2008
Summary: The objective of this research is to establish the oral health status of the average Inuk which will be directly comparable to the oral health status of the average Canadian. The survey team, comprised of a dentist examiner(s) and clinic coordinator(s) will visit Tuktoyaktuk for approximately 2 weeks in length. Potential participants will be identified then randomly selected from the list. Pa...

The Inuit Health Survey: Health in Transition and Resiliency
Principal Investigator: Egeland, Grace M
Licensed Year(s): 2010 2008
Summary: This licence was issued for the scientific research application #740. The Inuit Health Survey was developed to better understand the factors contributing to Inuit health and the Inuit spirit of thriving in the face of changes. This health information has practical relevance and allows informed decisions to help minimize the negative consequences of the rapid transitions that continue to occur ...

The experience of wellness/being healthy/feeling good in the Inuit Community of Paulatuk, NWT
Principal Investigator: Heffel Ponting, Heffel Ponting
Licensed Year(s): 2003
Summary: A qualitative design has been selected to obtain descriptions of Inuit culture. The people of Paulatuk have also expressed a desire to present data in their own words. Grounded theory method will be used for this research. Within this method, as data are...

2001 First Nations & Inuit Regional Longitudinal Health Survey
Principal Investigator: Lenoir, Lenoir
Licensed Year(s): 2002
Summary: The information will work towards improving health status and health care delivery for First Nations and help their governments get a better long term picture of their community, region and country as the survey is carried out over 4 years. There are 3 a...

Evaluation of Treatment for Inuit Substance Abusers
Principal Investigator: Brown, Thomas
Licensed Year(s): 1995 1994
Summary: The researcher will explore how non-medical community based Inuit substance abuse treatment programs in Iqaluit and Kuujjuaq both promote and maintain recovery. The researcher will develop, test the feasibility of and translate an assessment instrument. This study will be the first stage of an ongoing research project. In the second stage of this research project, the researcher proposes to eva...

Acquisition of Specificity in Inuktitut; Phrase Structure and Functional Categories in Inuktitut
Principal Investigator: Manga, Louise
Licensed Year(s): 1994 1993 1992
Summary: To finish the study on the acquisition of specificity, I will conduct language games with children (ages 2.5, 3.5, 5, 8) with the help of a translator. Secondly, I will analyze structure and movement in Inuktituk by obtaining grammaticality judgements from native Inuktitut speakers. This would be primarily for simple sentences and sentences with embedded sentential complements....