15 record(s) found with the tag "heritage" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Inuvialuit Voices: cultural heritage preservation and access through digital storytelling in digital libraries
Principal Investigator: Shiri, Ali
Licensed Year(s): 2019
Summary: This licence has been issued for the scientific research application No.4547. The overarching objective of this study is to investigate, develop, and evaluate a real-time, audio-recording digital storytelling and commenting user interface for the Inuvialuit Digital Library in the Inuvialuit Settlement Region (ISR) in order to facilitate live capturing of Inuit community input and stories while ...


Exploring Repatriation and its Effects
Principal Investigator: Meloche, Chelsea H
Licensed Year(s): 2019
Summary: The dissertation project seeks to explore the effects of repatriation from the perspective of receiving communities and, more generally, consider the roles of repatriation for reconciliation efforts in Canada. I have four main objectives for this project: 1) to understand how the meaning and processes of repatriation change across different jurisdictions; 2) to identify any social, cultural, econo...


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...


Envisioning Sustainable Heritage in the Face of Climate Change: A call to align national heritage management policies across borders
Principal Investigator: Haboucha, Rebecca
Licensed Year(s): 2017
Summary: The objective of this research is to establish sustainable methodologies that provide the long-term preservation know-how for cultural heritage at risk from climate change by stakeholders within and between nations. A multivocal approach will be used to adapt and safeguard heritage that otherwise will be lost due to the impacts of climate change for future generations. Two groups have been chosen ...


Subjectivity in Cultural Heritage Tourism: A Cultural Planning Approach to Economic Development in Yellowknife, NT
Principal Investigator: Rudkevitch, Ashley
Licensed Year(s): 2016
Summary: This research will allow for greater understanding of the impacts tourism currently has on Yellowknife, NT, whether they be positive or negative. By examining the subjective impressions and opinions of both locals and tourists, the researcher will be able to analyze how both groups interact with cultural heritage sites within Yellowknife. The ability to create a viable solution to protecting c...


Digital Library North: Creating a Path for Information Access in Canada's North
Principal Investigator: Shiri, Ali
Licensed Year(s): 2017 2016 2015
Summary: Specific objectives are to: 1) investigate and identify the information needs and information seeking behaviour of community members in the Inuvialuit Settlement Region (ISR); 2) develop a digital library of information resources; 3) explore appropriate methodologies for treatment of cultural heritage information; 4) create a culturally appropriate metadata framework as a basis for resource descri...


Where Do We Keep Our Past? Working Towards an Indigenous Museum and Preserving Nunavut's Archaeological Heritage
Principal Investigator: Zawadski, Krista
Licensed Year(s): 2014
Summary: The Principal Investigator (PI) will ask the staff questions regarding community involvement in the museum, about the structure of the institution, as well as questions regarding indigenous involvement in the museum. Anthropological methodology will be utilized to collect data. Visits to museums and heritage centre’s will be conducted to examine the museum model that is being used at each site,...


Environmental Studies for Anadarko Canada Energy Ltd.'s Proposed East Liard Gas Gathering System
Principal Investigator: Buckland, Laurie L
Licensed Year(s): 2003
Summary: The field studies are required to obtain specific environmental information for the study area and will be used in the preparation of baseline and environmental impact assessment reports in support of regulatory approvals. The study area is a 5 km wide...


Am I a Sami? Identity Maintenance and Identity Change Among Sami Immigrants in North America
Principal Investigator: Persson, Sofie
Licensed Year(s): 2003
Summary: This study examines Sami identity among Sami descendants in North America. Sami, formerly known as Lapplanders, emigrated from Scandinavia to Canada and USA beginning in the late 1800s to teach reindeer herding and to look after the herds. Interviews w...


Gwich'in Settlement Region Heritage Resources Project
Principal Investigator: Fafard, MÚlanie
Licensed Year(s): 2003 2002 2001 2000
Summary: Working in collaboration with the Gwich'in Social and Cultural Institute (GSCI), the researcher, from the University of Alberta, will examine how the Gwich'in define heritage and how they wish to preserve and foster an appreciation of that heritage. The...


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