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Understanding the Implications of Trends in Mining Technologies on Regional Development in the Context of the Northwest Territories
Principal Investigator: Lakhani, Sabrina-Ayesha
Licensed Year(s): 2019
Summary: This licence has been issued for the scientific research application No.4609. This project will use two focus groups and desktop research to identify current socio-economic benefits derived from Socio-Economic Agreements (SEAs) between mine operators and the Government of the Northwest Territories and to identify emerging technologies and their associated implications for regional development a...


"That was our sport back then": An exploration of the developmental benefits of participating in Northern games
Principal Investigator: McHugh, Tara-Leigh
Licensed Year(s): 2019
Summary: This licence has been issued for the scientific research application No.4607. The objective of this community-based participatory research (CBPR) is to examine the emotional, mental, physical, and spiritual (i.e., holistic) benefits of participating in northern games for Indigenous youth. To address the research objective, two exploratory research questions will be addressed: 1) How does partic...


Promoting Inuit food sovereignty: Community perspectives on the commercialization of country foods
Principal Investigator: Tod-Tims, Cahley
Licensed Year(s): 2019
Summary: This licence has been issued for the scientific research application No.4504. The primary goal of this research is to examine the following research questions using qualitative methods: 1) between whom, involving the transfer of which resources (food, money, equipment), and under what circumstances is country food currently exchanged? and, 2) what are the local desires for and concerns towards ...


Making a place for Indigenous fishing livelihoods: Navigating cross-scale institutions in Great Slave Lake fishery management
Principal Investigator: Wray, Kristine E J
Licensed Year(s): 2019
Summary: This licence has been issued for the scientific research application No.4406. The research team seeks to document an oral history of the growth of the commercial fishery from the community perspective in terms of four stages: the Dene fishery (up to 1944), the early commercial fishery (1945-1969), federal management by the Freshwater Fish Marketing Corporation (1970-2018), and the present phase...


Examining the Relationship Between Culture, Stress, and Health in Two Canadian Inuit Communities Through Community Based Participatory Research (CBPR)
Principal Investigator: Collings, Peter F
Licensed Year(s): 2019
Summary: The objective of this project is to develop a research proposal to the National Science Foundation's Arctic Social Science Program in which the communities will be Co-Investigators on the project and the research will be managed and coordinated by community members themselves. This research proposal will investigate issues of health and wellness important to community members and work to develop l...


Tracking Change... Local and Traditional Knowledge in Watershed Governance
Principal Investigator: Parlee, Brenda L
Licensed Year(s): 2019 2019 2019 2017 2016
Summary: This licence has been issued for the scientific research application No.4369. Tracking Change: Local and Traditional Knowledge in Watershed Governance is a six-year research program funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council and led by the University of Alberta, Mackenzie River Basin Board, and the Government of the Northwest Territories in collaboration with many other value...


Dehcho Collective on Permafrost
Principal Investigator: Sioui, Miguel PS
Licensed Year(s): 2019
Summary: This licence has been issued for the scientific research application No.4512. The overall objective is to generate a fusion of leading-edge scientific and Indigenous knowledge on permafrost, and use it as a basis to co-develop new predictive decision support tools and innovative risk management strategies to inventory and manage permafrost and adapt to permafrost thaw. This program will co-d...


ABEKS - Community Based Ecological Monitoring Program
Principal Investigator: Ashthorn, Heather
Licensed Year(s): 2019
Summary: This licence has been issued for the scientific research application No.4585. The objective of this project is to document and assess changing environmental conditions in the range of the porcupine caribou herd and adjacent coastal and marine ecosystems and to share information for co-management. Community based monitors are selected by local Renewable Resource Councils (RRCs) or Hunters and...


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 ...


Addressing Gendered Violence against Inuit Women: A review of police policies and practices in Inuit Nunangat
Principal Investigator: Michaels, Samantha J
Licensed Year(s): 2019
Summary: This licence has been issued for the scientific research application No.4549. Pauktuutit’s projects are guided by regionally representative advisory committees with subject-matter expertise of relevance to the project. For this project, Pauktuutit has convened a Project Advisory Committee comprised of service providers, government and non-government organizations, as well as regional and nation...


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