4 record(s) found with the tag "reindeer herding" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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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...

Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Range Management Feasibility Study for Kunnek Resource Development Corporation.
Principal Investigator: Kovalench, Shelly Ann
Licensed Year(s): 1999
Summary: The objective of this project is to conduct a feasibility study on the use of geographic inforamtion systems (GIS) as tools for long-term monitoring of the Reindeer herd in the Beaufort-delta region. This project will focus on research based in Inuvik using GIS equipment and library resources. Logistical requirements may potentially require travel to Richards Island, Atkinson Point and Husky La...

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...

An Examination of the Socioeconomic impacts of Reindeer Heading on Traditional Inuit Culture
Principal Investigator: Collin, David
Licensed Year(s): 1990
Summary: This study will examine the social and economic impacts of Canada's only commercial reindeer operation upon traditional patterns of hunting and fishing of the Inuvialuit. The impact of technology and transportation upon the operations will also be examined....