5 record(s) found with the tag "cultural evolution" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Long-Term Copper Inuit - European Intersocietal Interaction
Principal Investigator: Johnson, Don
Licensed Year(s): 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003
Summary: This study is an examination through sociocultural and archaeological methods of long-term Copper Inuit - European intersocietal interaction during the 19th and 20th centuries. Research will explore the interaction between Copper Inuit and the Royal Nav...

Integrating Elders Experience of Past, Present, and Future
Principal Investigator: Ruttan, Lia
Licensed Year(s): 2003 2002
Summary: The objective of this study is to understand the process whereby Aboriginal elders in the community of Fort Smith have engaged in exploring and responding to historical events over the past century. These accounts have not yet been collected or analyzed...

Inuktitut: Language Change
Principal Investigator: Harnum, Betty
Licensed Year(s): 1987
Summary: To complete a study of Inuktitut in the Eastern Arctic and Keewatin with respect to how the language is currently changing. Interviews will be conducted with the informed consent of various community agencies and individuals regarding the development of new words which explains new items and ideas as well as changes in the sounds and sentence structure. Influences from other languages will be ex...

Licence #5002
Principal Investigator: Schlosser, Rosemarie
Licensed Year(s): 1985
Summary: To study the effect of recent culture change, especially technological innovations, on the annual cycle of economic activities in Inuit life....

Licence #1725
Principal Investigator: Lutz, Maija M
Licensed Year(s): 1974
Summary: Effects of cultural change on Inuit music....