72 record(s) found with the tag "archaeology" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Co-creating Inuvialuit Living History Through Visual Documentary Production
Principal Investigator: Hodgetts, Lisa M
Licensed Year(s): 2019
Summary: The Principle Investigator (PI) will work with Inuvialuit elders, knowledge holders and youth to develop a visual documentary project highlighting Inuvialuit perspectives on their history and heritage that blends photo, video, audio and graphic design. General research questions revolve around: 1) How can archaeologists foster the transfer of knowledge about traditional Inuvialuit activities, t...

Digital Mapping of Inuvialuit Archaeology & Heritage
Principal Investigator: Hodgetts, Lisa M
Licensed Year(s): 2018
Summary: The project will solicit input from the Inuvialuit community on how best to structure the interactive digital map to create meaningful virtual representations of archaeological sites and associated heritage information. It will pose the following questions to a wide range of adult and high school aged community members: 1. What types of information should be displayed in the map? 2. Who are th...

Challenging Norms: Exploring the materiality of gender in the Western Canadian Arctic
Principal Investigator: Goodwin, Rebecca L
Licensed Year(s): 2018
Summary: This project will use ethnographic methods to document the relationships that descendant communities and heritage professionals have with gendered objects, both archaeological and modern. Historically, archaeologists have created and maintained a simplistic and binary understanding of gender in their documentation of Inuvialuit cultural history, without considering their own role in the creation o...

Representation and Replication: The Digital Presentation of Archaeological Artifacts, A Community Case Study for Banks Island, NWT
Principal Investigator: Compton, Mary E
Licensed Year(s): 2016 2015
Summary: This research aims to use ethnographic methods (participant observation, semi-structured interviews, and focus groups) to examine archaeological engagement in the community of Sachs Harbour on Banks Island, NWT. In particular, this research will explore whether digital representations and physical replicas could make archaeological objects held in distant repositories more accessible to people in ...

Investigation of Ancient Arctic Metallurgy
Principal Investigator: Cooper, Harold K
Licensed Year(s): 2015 2014
Summary: The proposed research will examine variation in the archaeological record of the spatial and temporal context of copper from the Coronation Gulf (CG) region in the Canadian Arctic and Subarctic to answer questions about innovation in metallurgical technology among northern hunter-gatherers. Specific research questions to be addressed through spatial and contextual analysis include: (1) Does co...

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) document traditional knowledge of Banks Island that could contribute to our understanding of life on the island in the past; 2) document differences in understandings of the past and heritage management values among Sachs Harbour residents; 3) identify similarities and differences between Inuvialuit and archaeological values, priorities and underst...

De Beers Canada Snap Lake Mine Environmental Monitoring
Principal Investigator: Hood, Alexandra E
Licensed Year(s): 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2002 2001 2000 1999
Summary: To meet regulatory requirements from the Snap Lake Environmental Assessment and under the mine's Water License, Land Use permit and Environmental Agreement. The objectives of this research project are: 1) to obtain and determine annual variability of the following information in the study area: •the relative abundance, distribution, group composition and behavior of caribou; •the relative a...

PWGSC Gordon Lake Environmental Site Assessments
Principal Investigator: Nyman, Jeff
Licensed Year(s): 2013
Summary: The objective of this program is to determine the environmental and physical conditions at nine sites on Gordon Lake. This will include the identification and quantification of environmental impacts in soil, sediment, surface water and groundwater, and the identification of any hazardous or non-hazardous materials. In addition, samples of biota (including vegetation, fish, benthic invertebrates) m...

Whati Transmission Line Engineering and Environmental Study
Principal Investigator: Lennie-Misgeld, Janpeter
Licensed Year(s): 2013
Summary: The objectives of the study are as follows: - Perform limited geotechnical analysis to confirm assumptions on foundation type and location and routing; - Identify any archeological or cultural resources that may be impacted by the transmission line; - Conduct environmental field work e.g. wildlife sightings and documentation, plant samples, caribou migration trails; and - Use the information...

Late Cretaceous Palaeontology of northwestern Northwest Territories, Canada
Principal Investigator: Vavrek, Matthew J
Licensed Year(s): 2013
Summary: This project is a continuation of the collaborative research program on ancient biodiversity in the Canadian Arctic. Recently, the group completed work supported by Polar Continental Shelf Project in the Brackett Basin in the westcentral Northwest Territories and the Bonnet Plume Basin in northeastern the Yukon Territory, during which the research team recovered both new vertebrate (dinosaur) foss...