8 record(s) found with the tag "gender roles" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Understanding and addressing males' boating safety practices in the Northwest Territories
Principal Investigator: Giles, Audrey R.
Licensed Year(s): 2016 2015
Summary: There are three objectives for this research project: I) Understand Northwest Territories (NWT) resident male boaters’ behaviours and attitudes towards water safety. Given that rates of drowning are higher in the NWT, it would be dangerous to assume that male NWT residents have the same attitudes and behaviours concerning boat safety as their female and non-NWT resident counterparts. In particula...

Engaging Men and Boys in Reducing Violence Against Women and Girls
Principal Investigator: Irngaut, Katharine
Licensed Year(s): 2014
Summary: For the Survey Component, Pauktuutit seeks to gather data that will guide the development of tools and resources that will engage Inuit men and boys and will reduce the levels of violence prevalent in Inuit communities. The survey will seek to gauge Inuit attitudes about gender roles, about different forms of violence, and the types of information and services that will resonate among Inuit. Inter...

Inuit Clothing: A Study in the Transformation of Culture
Principal Investigator: Driscoll, Bernadette T.
Licensed Year(s): 1992 1991 1990
Summary: The researcher will examine indigenous clothing design and clothing change in the Kitikmeot Region; will record the historical change from fur to fabric clothing as well as investigate the continuing importance of fur clothing to hunters. The social and economic significance of maintaining sewing skills within Inuit families will also be investigated....

The Inuit Gender System
Principal Investigator: D'Anglure, Bernard Saladin
Licensed Year(s): 1990
Summary: Saladin d'Anglure and his team will gather information as part of a continuing research project in Igloolik focusing on a historical view on the sexual division of labor and the social categories of sex....

The changing participation of Inuit women in non-traditional jobs
Principal Investigator: D'Anglure, Bernard Saladin
Licensed Year(s): 1988
Summary: Dr. d'Anglure, Helene Guay, and Elisabeth Joli will continue their work on Inuit women who participate in the wage economy. They will be interviewing women and elders to find out what sorts of social changes have caused women to be employed in jobs that are considered to be "non-tradional"....

Dogrib Music Making
Principal Investigator: Keillor, Elaine
Licensed Year(s): 1994 1987
Summary: To obtain recorded examples of traditional genres, as a comparison to those obtained in 1984, and to assess other music heard and used in the Dogrib communities now. To continue the study of songs in stories, dances, gambling songs, and songs of children and women....

Inuit Women and the Development
Principal Investigator: Guay, Helene
Licensed Year(s): 1987
Summary: To study the situation of women, both at the family level and at the community level, engaged in the labour force. To trace the life story of individual women from social gender identification to childhood, to marriage and to job experiences....

Women in Politics and Leadership Roles in the N.W.T.
Principal Investigator: Bresnahan, Barb R.
Licensed Year(s): 1987
Summary: To interview women regarding their experiences and perceptions of the participation of women in the political process and leadership roles in the Northwest Territories, with the hope of discovering why so many women become politically active in the north....