7 record(s) found with the tag "family history" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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The History of Tlicho Peoples' Last Names
Principal Investigator: Mantla, Rosa
Licensed Year(s): 2015 2014
Summary: The goal of the research is to learn about the history of family last names in Tlicho. Last names can correspond to place names, animal names, etc. In this sense they also provide valuable information on culture and history of the people. Understanding the names is important especially for young people, as part of learning about their identity. Interviews with all participants will follow the ...

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...

Stefansson's Legacy
Principal Investigator: Palsson, Gisli
Licensed Year(s): 2000
Summary: This research is a part a bigger project on the field work of the early explorer and anthropologist Vilhjalmur Stefansson. In the Inuvik, the investigator will interview Stefansson's descendants' about their relationship with him and his marriage to their grandmother. The interviews will only take place after the subjects have consented. The equipment used will include a still camera, a video ca...

Gwich'in Elders' Biographies Research Project
Principal Investigator: McCartney, Leslie
Licensed Year(s): 2002 2001 2000
Summary: The Gwich'in Social and Cultural Institute (GSCI) has recognized the fact that there is a lack of written information on Gwich'in Elders who live in the Gwich'in Settlement Area. The first objective then is to produce biological sketches of consenting Elders from the four communities: Aklavik, Fort McPherson, Inuvik and Tsiigehtchic. Home base will be set up in Tsiigehtchic and Elders from this ...

The origin of the Masuzumi Family
Principal Investigator: Tanaka, Katsuyuki
Licensed Year(s): 1997
Summary: The study will involve interviewing the Masuzumi family in Fort Good Hope. This will involve the use of a tape recorder, camera, and portable computer....

Dene Culture, Identity and the Land: A Family History Case Study
Principal Investigator: Preston, Andrew
Licensed Year(s): 1996
Summary: Research will take place in the Town of Fort Good Hope during the summer of 1996. It will expand on research begun in 1995 and will be designed as a family history project. Semi-structured interviews will be employed as well as participation in and observations of community life....

Kinship and Names in Inuit Culture: Likeness Between Peoples of the Same Family.
Principal Investigator: Gouttenoire, Veronique
Licensed Year(s): 1994
Summary: I will collect data on the relationship between the names and physical likeness. I will interview elders and young people about their names, names of their relatives, and if physical resemblances links one of their family members to another. This follows a theory about the relationship between names and physical likeness in members on the same family group....