22 record(s) found with the tag "place names" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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The cultural Landscapes of Kugmallit Bay: a value-centred approach to heritage management
Principal Investigator: O'Rourke, Michael JE
Licensed Year(s): 2019
Summary: The goals of this project involve establishing a community-directed cultural landscape management framework, capable of being updated in an iterative manner as Inuvialuit perspectives and priorities change over time, and as new information about specific locations and climate related impacts become available. The research being proposed will result in the completion of the Inuvialuit Place Names P...

Yellowknives Dene Placenames and Tetsot'ine (Chipewyan) Dictionary
Principal Investigator: Jaker, Alessandro M
Licensed Year(s): 2018
Summary: The first objective is to produce a list of placenames, with their geographical coordinates and an English translation of the placenames, to leave with the Land & Environment Office, as well as a bilingual, interlinear transcript of any stories about places or placenames that the Principal Investigator (PI) collect from elders. The second objective is to produce a Tetso?´t'ine´ (Chipewyan) diction...

Tlicho Dictionaries, Placenames, and their Stories
Principal Investigator: Saxon, Leslie A.
Licensed Year(s): 2015 2014 2013 2011 2009
Summary: The purpose of this research project is to increase the existing Tlicho Multimedia Online Dictionary and the related iPhone/iPad app Yati by adding the place names information previously researched with Tlicho elders (Dogrib Treaty 11 Council 2002), and doing additional research with Tlicho people of all ages. You can look at the dictionary on the internet now: http://tlicho.ling.uvic.ca. Other go...

Tuktoyaktuk Place Names Project
Principal Investigator: Hart, Elisa J.
Licensed Year(s): 2005 2004 2003
Summary: There is little information available for local schools on traditionally used places and place names. The purpose of this project is to get more in-depth information on a list of traditionally named places that has been provided by Tuktoyaktuk elders. Th...

Martin Zheh Ethnoarchaeology Project
Principal Investigator: Andrews, Tom
Licensed Year(s): 1994
Summary: The researcher as part of the archaeology program of the Gwich'in Social and Cultural Institute will interview elders about the upper Arctic Red River. Information regarding traditional place names, hunting, fishing and trapping areas, camping spots, location of graves and sacred sites and major trails will be discussed and recorded. This information will help determine where the researcher will...

South Baffin Place Names Project
Principal Investigator: Peplinski, Lynn
Licensed Year(s): 1995 1994
Summary: Students at Inuksuk High School, as part of their Inuktitut curriculum work, will conduct interviews with local elders at the Iqaluit Research Centre. Interviews will be transcribed into syllabic script by the students under the supervision of their teacher Shuvinai Mike. Interviews will be subsequently translated into English. Information will be publicly accessible and stored at the Iqaluit Res...

Tuktoyaktuk Traditional Knowledge Project
Principal Investigator: Hart, Elisa J.
Licensed Year(s): 1995 1994 1993 1992 1991
Summary: In this ongoing project to determine the location and nature of heritage sites, the researcher has interviewed 46 elders and 304 sites have been identified. In 1994, the researcher will verify the information provided with the elders. Verification of information will include: the spelling of traditional place names and traditional words, information on traditionally used places, identifying people...

Gichya Gwich'in Place Names Project (Phase III)
Principal Investigator: Kritsch, Ingrid D.
Licensed Year(s): 1994
Summary: Phase III of the Gwichya Gwich'in Place Names Project seeks to complete the data collection portion of the study by recording the place names for the remaining area, the Mackenzie Delta. As in previous years, the traditional trails, resource harvesting locations, sacred sites, campsites, and historic cabin sites will also be documented....

Inuit ecological knowledge as expressed through place names in the arctic
Principal Investigator: Rodin, Rachel
Licensed Year(s): 1994
Summary: Sites will be selected in the Repulse Bay area whose Inuit place names reflect the biological, physical or cultural/historical significance of the locations. Through visits to these sites and consultation with community members, I will determine the relationship between place names and environmental conditions. Sites will be selected using the Keewatin Nuna-top database of place names....

Archaeological component of the BHP Diamonds Project: Place name study
Principal Investigator: Bussy, Jean
Licensed Year(s): 1994
Summary: The researcher will, in consultation with the Dogrib Treaty 11 Council, collect information about aboriginal activities in the Coppermine River Basin area located northwest of Lac de Gras. One person from the Treaty 11 Council will be collecting this information, along with place names, from elders....