7 record(s) found with the tag "economy" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Aklavik Elder's Traditional Knowledge, Climate Change and Community Health
Principal Investigator: Archie, Billy
Licensed Year(s): 2010
Summary: The goal of this research project is to gather current and traditional knowledge directly from local Elder's/Hunter's that have made observations of the climate changes experienced/observed within the last two decades, and help identify what species have benefited, or what species they think are at risk from climate change. It will validate the elder's and hunter’s knowledge and contribute to com...

The Impact of Participation in the Wage Economy on Traditional Harvesting, Dietary Patterns and Social Networks in the Inuvialuit Settlement Region
Principal Investigator: Todd, Zoe SC
Licensed Year(s): 2009 2008
Summary: The project purpose is to gain a better understanding of how participation in the wage economy impacts the amount, value, and structure of time spent on the land; dietary patterns and the consumption of country foods; and social networks utilized for the sharing and distribution of country foods. The project findings will be utilized by the communities in the development and implementation of comm...

The Place of Arts and Crafts in the Social and Economic Life of Northern Communities
Principal Investigator: Miller, Beth
Licensed Year(s): 1993 1992
Summary: The researcher will identify the proportion of income provided to the household economy through arts and crafts, as well as identify factors such as fluctuation in the cost and availability of raw materials, marketing, buyers, contributions of producers, and the difficulties in recruiting and training young people to participate in the activity of arts and crafts production...

Inuit Harvesting, Money, and Mixed Economy: Economic Strategy and Adaptation in a Baffin Island Community
Principal Investigator: Wenzel, George W.
Licensed Year(s): 1988
Summary: Dr. Wenzel will be interviewing some hunters to collect harvest data and to learn about the costs of hunting. He also has some academic questions that he is investigating. These include: is there a better definition for the words "subsistence economy"; can you collect accurate harvest data if you only interview some hunters instead of all hunters; and, what are all the preparations and decision...

An Economic Impact Analysis of Fly-in Sport Fishing Lodges on Great Bear and Great Slave Lakes
Principal Investigator: Kelly, Robert
Licensed Year(s): 1988
Summary: Robert Kelly and two fellow students will be interviewing owners and managers of 10-15 sport fishing lodges on Great Bear and Great Slave Lakes to compare the type of ownership with its impact on the local and regional economies....

Fur Harvesting in Tuktoyaktuk, 1977-1987: an Informal Economy Activity on the Decline?
Principal Investigator: Sloggett, Joel
Licensed Year(s): 1987
Summary: To assess fur harvesting rates and participation in the community of Tuktoyaktuk over the last 10 years through collaboration with and by reviewing existing data collected by such agencies as GNWT Renewable Resources, Inuvialuit Game Council and the Tuktoyaktuk Hunters and Trappers Association; and by conducting household interviews with the approval and in consultation with the Tuktoyaktuk Hamlet...

An assessment of Inuit Wage Employment, Pangnirtung, NWT
Principal Investigator: Treude, Erhard
Licensed Year(s): 1987
Summary: To collect basic data to determine the 1986/87 position of the Inuit wage employment as a component of the total Inuit cash income of the community....