21 record(s) found with the tag "Inuktitut language" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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South Baffin Place Names Project
Principal Investigator: Peplinski, Lynn
Licensed Year(s): 1995 1994
Summary: Students at Inuksuk High School, as part of their Inuktitut curriculum work, will conduct interviews with local elders at the Iqaluit Research Centre. Interviews will be transcribed into syllabic script by the students under the supervision of their teacher Shuvinai Mike. Interviews will be subsequently translated into English. Information will be publicly accessible and stored at the Iqaluit Res...

Acquisition of Affixes and Specificity in Young Inuit Children
Principal Investigator: Manga, Louise
Licensed Year(s): 1994 1993 1992
Summary: The researcher will be continuing her study on the language of Inuktitut in young Inuit children....

Acquisition of English by Inuktitut Speaking Children
Principal Investigator: Moss, Siobhan
Licensed Year(s): 1992
Summary: The researcher will examine the influences of first language characteristics on a second language and see whether the acquisition of English as a second language progresses in the same manner as acquisition of English as a first language....

Syntactic Structures in Inuktitut
Principal Investigator: Nowak, Elke
Licensed Year(s): 1992
Summary: The Researcher will conduct purely grammatical research by gathering information on the social and political situation of Inuktitut: what changes and/or developments have taken place during the last four years? What is the situation in schools like, what kind of teaching material is available? What is the attitude of young people (under 30 years) toward the language?...

Studies in Inuktitut Syntax
Principal Investigator: Berge, Anna
Licensed Year(s): 1992 1991
Summary: The Researcher will use informants to collect data on Inuktitut language. The data will be used for the completion of the material for the Inuktitut syntax course and as the basis of the analysis of Inuktitut sentence structure and the development of syntactic theory....

The Acquisition of English Speech Acts by Native Speakers of Inuktitut
Principal Investigator: Pater, Joseph
Licensed Year(s): 1991
Summary: The Researcher will investigate how the cultural background of Native speakers of Inuktitut influences their use of the English language....

Rites coutumiers/Customary Rituals
Principal Investigator: Blaisel, Xavier
Licensed Year(s): 1991
Summary: The Researcher will study customary rituals from Inuit. Specific work will focus on understanding historic Inuit roles and behaviors surrounding the birth of children with the co-operation of the Iqaluit Elders Society....

Patterns of Formal Structure in Inuktitut Texts
Principal Investigator: Ireland, Jeanette
Licensed Year(s): 1990 1989 1988
Summary: Jeanette Ireland will continue collecting oral Inuit stories from elders of various eastern Arctic communities and written Inuit textbooks. The researcher hopes to improve approaches to the study of Inuktitut texts, oral and written, as literature representative of Inuit perceptions of world issues and social interaction....

Inuktitut Morphemes Used by Inuit Children: Igloolik, N.W.T.
Principal Investigator: Tigullaraq, Elijah
Licensed Year(s): 1989
Summary: Elijah Tigullaraq and Ooloota Maatiusi will be interviewing children in Igloolik aged 2 to 5 to study Inuktitut morphemes. They will read wordless story books to the children and will get them to tell the story again in their own words. They will also have the children draw pictures and talk about their drawings. All conversations will be in Inuktitut. All parents will be given a consent form to ...

Ethnozoological Investigations in Igloolik, NWT
Principal Investigator: Randa, Vladimir
Licensed Year(s): 1992 1990 1988
Summary: Mr. Randa is returning from France to collect more information on the Inuktitut words for different animals around Igloolik. He will also be asking hunters and trappers how they recognize different animals and what they know about the lives of these animals....