113 record(s) found with the tag "anthropology" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Revisiting the "Scottish Project"- Tlicho and Museum exhibition.
Principal Investigator: Wrightson, Kelsey R
Licensed Year(s): 2013
Summary: The objectives of this research project are to: 1) gain a general understanding of the exhibitions; how the relationship was established, the final exhibition layout, composition and content at the Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre (PWNHC) in Yellowknife; 2) learn about the roles of specific individuals and their experiences with the museum in Scotland; 3) better understand community and c...

Working Towards a Community-Based Archaeology of Banks Island, NWT
Principal Investigator: Kelvin, Laura E
Licensed Year(s): 2015 2014 2013
Summary: The primary objectives of this research are to: 1) begin documenting traditional knowledge of Banks Island that could contribute to our understanding of life on the island in the past; 2) identify similarities and differences between Inuvialuit and archaeological values, priorities and understandings of the past; 3) work with Sachs Harbour community members to develop culturally appropriate questi...

Seeking Common Ground: An Ethnographic Narrative of Professional Practices, and the Marginalization of Community Ways of Knowing
Principal Investigator: Martin, Jim L
Licensed Year(s): 2013
Summary: The focus of this inquiry is to study the epistemological problems of understanding emerging from unexamined assumptions and values that frame the belief systems of government professional practices, and indigenous ways of knowing in the Tlicho communities of the NWT. The inquiry asks the question, “How can differences in ways of knowing between northern Canadian communities, and government be...

Climate change impacts on Inuit food security in Canada’s Western Arctic: Constructing a comparative anthropological model to guide adaptation planning
Principal Investigator: Douglas, Vasiliki K
Licensed Year(s): 2012 2010
Summary: The purpose of this project is to assist the Inuvialuit in adaptation planning that will meet ongoing environmental and social challenges, while also maintaining their rights under the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. The existing knowledge, skills and networks that facilitate such adaptations are important community ‘assets’ that form the basis of capacity-building. The goal ...

Mapping, Language and Stories in Deline
Principal Investigator: Rice, Keren
Licensed Year(s): 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010
Summary: The objective of this research project is to document Dene stories, language and song as a way of understanding governance and land stewardship. The research follows the participatory method established by the Deline Uranium Team and Deline Knowledge Project. Déline governance will ensure that the research meets agreed-upon objectives benefiting the community; that Déline, Northwest Territories...

Pitquhiraluavut Puiglimiatavut (We will not forget our ways): Bringing home photographs of the Inuinnait Collection at the British Museum
Principal Investigator: Balanoff, Helen
Licensed Year(s): 2012 2007 2007
Summary: Through a partnership of Inuinnait communities and the British Museum, this project aims to repatriate traditional knowledge (language, literacies, narratives, values and beliefs) through viewing and visiting “things that talk” (historical photographs and objects) currently in the British Museum in London, England. This project involves visual repatriation of traditional knowledge through histo...

Traditional Oral History of Land Use at Tununuk Point
Principal Investigator: Coedy, Bill H
Licensed Year(s): 2012
Summary: The primary goal of the project is to document Inuvialuit knowledge of traditional activities and history of the Tununiq area through the collection of oral histories. The gathering of historical knowledge would extend to the more recent land use by industry in the period between 1957 and 1984 for the construction and operation of the BAR-C intermediate Distant Early Warning (DEW) line station and...

RHD Alleles in Prenatal Patients from Northern Canada
Principal Investigator: Hannon, Judith L
Licensed Year(s): 2014 2013 2012 2011 2006
Summary: To confirm that the RhD phenotype is appropriately assigned in a population of prenatal patients that has not been studied for the presence of variant RHD gene alleles that would require them to be assigned an Rh-negative status and treated with Rh immune globulin Samples will be selected for analysis among prenatal samples from the Northwest Territories and Nunavut submitted to the Prenatal La...

Lands, Lakes and Livelihoods: women’s subsistence fishing in Paulatuk, NT
Principal Investigator: Todd, Zoe SC
Licensed Year(s): 2012 2011
Summary: The researcher will study how people fish in Paulatuk today, how people talk about fishing and how fishing was practiced and characterised in the past. The researcher’s intent is to gain insight into contemporary relationships between people and the environment and inform anthropological discourse on women’s harvesting activity in arctic Canada. This project involves anthropological fieldwork,...

Brightening Our Home Fire: Women and Wellness Project Program Report
Principal Investigator: Badry, Dorothy E
Licensed Year(s): 2011
Summary: This project is a starting place with hopes of developing a proposal for a multi-year, multi-site study to develop and evaluate a culturally-based, trauma-informed, Aboriginal Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) prevention model, using a research process that is participatory, community-based, and decolonizing. The researchers wish to ensure that this FASD prevention model involves and addr...