14 record(s) found with the tag "traditional art" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Métis moose hair tufting: revival of a tradition
Principal Investigator: Wenzel, Abra
Licensed Year(s): 2019
Summary: First, to provide detail and understanding to moose hair tufted objects housed at the Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre. Second, demonstrate how women’s embroidery critically underpins their role in communities throughout history. Third, to provide a forum where women can learn from each other and practice tufting. Finally, and ultimately, the development and dissemination of moose hair tuf...

A narrative of women's crafts, learning and cultural identity
Principal Investigator: Gauthier, Brenda
Licensed Year(s): 2012
Summary: The objectives of this research project are: 1. to understand how the women who are participating in this research learned their crafts, 2. to explore how this knowledge is/was transferred to them, 3. to discuss how artisans of a traditional craft impact the community, and 4. to reconnect with the traditional crafts I grew up with and learn from their experiences as artisans. Focus Group. ...

Natural Dyes
Principal Investigator: Katz, Sharon
Licensed Year(s): 2005
Summary: The objectives of this study are to: build a compendium of Northwest Territories' dyes; develop protocols for medium-scale, reproducible dyes; produce dyes from non-traditional sources available in the region; provide dyes for northern arts and crafts; and, obtain information needed to establish a community-based dye industry in NWT communities. The researchers will conduct interviews of elder...

The Place of Arts and Crafts in the Social and Economic Life of Northern Communities
Principal Investigator: Miller, Beth
Licensed Year(s): 1993 1992
Summary: The researcher will identify the proportion of income provided to the household economy through arts and crafts, as well as identify factors such as fluctuation in the cost and availability of raw materials, marketing, buyers, contributions of producers, and the difficulties in recruiting and training young people to participate in the activity of arts and crafts production...

Cape Dorset Women Artists
Principal Investigator: Leroux, Odette
Licensed Year(s): 1992 1991
Summary: The Researcher and her team will interview Cape Dorset male and female Inuit artists for a planned and future exhibition of Inuit Art at the Canadian Museum of Civilization. She will also visit the Iqaluit and Cape Dorset museums and Cultural Centres....

Research into Traditional and Contemporary Forms/Methods of Hide Tanning and Porcupine Quill Work
Principal Investigator: Baillargeon, Morgan
Licensed Year(s): 1991
Summary: The research will address issues pertaining to the endangerment of traditional art forms and practices specific to hide tanning and porcupine quill work. Additionally, the researcher will examine the difficulty in obtaining raw materials and the social implications related to the loss of these art forms....

Mixed Signals: An Analysis of Household Economy in Lake Harbour, N.W.T.
Principal Investigator: Dupuis, Michele
Licensed Year(s): 1990
Summary: Ms. Dupuis will continue work she began in 1989 in Lake Harbour to measure the economic importance of household activities, including hunting, fishing, tanning, carving and wage labour. She will also gather information on the acquisition of carving skills for Dr. Arlene Stairs....

Arts and Crafts: Women and Their Work
Principal Investigator: Fogwill, Lynn
Licensed Year(s): 1988
Summary: Ms. Lynn Fogwill conducted interviews with women in the seven communities, as well as consulted with GNWT Department of Economic Development representatives, crafts co-ops, crafts societies, aborginal women's associations and the NWT Advisory Council on the Status of Women to analyse arts and crafts activities as they affect women. They were asked about their current situation, their problems,and...

Canadian Museum of Civilization 1988-1989 Field Trip
Principal Investigator: Leroux, Odette
Licensed Year(s): 1988
Summary: Odette Laroux is travelling to various communities to meet with Inuit artists, art advisors, and co-op managers in order to gather archival information for the museum and to collect information so that unidentified sculptures form the National Inuit Art Collection can be identified....

Licence #5140
Principal Investigator: Hail, Barbara
Licensed Year(s): 1985
Summary: To document the Colcleugh Collection of native crafts in preparation for a major catalogue of subarctic holdings....