448 record(s) found with the tag "traditional knowledge" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Déline Gonáoweré Gogodí: Conversing with Community, Land, and Creator
Principal Investigator: Saxon, Leslie A.
Licensed Year(s): 2019
Summary: The goals of language revitalization can be met through narrative revitalization, an approach to language study using the creative, mental, and spiritual dimensions of stories to keep us learning. By studying stories, the research team create memorable and continually growing connections to both language and place. This project will accomplish two overall goals: 1) to connect place and people soci...


Stories, Objects, Gender and Memories: Using digital media to share Inuvialuit knowledge
Principal Investigator: Goodwin, Rebecca L
Licensed Year(s): 2019
Summary: The main objective of this project is to document stories, memories and knowledge of Inuvialuit Elders centered on the concept of “gender”, or what it means to be an Inuvialuit man, woman or other gendered individual and to share them through the Inuvialuit Living History (ILH) website (www.inuvialuitlivinghistory.ca). The goals for this project are: 1. to document the many ways to be an Inuvi...


Temporal trend studies of trace metals and halogenated organic contaminants (HOCs), including new and emerging persistent compounds, in Mackenzie River burbot, Fort Good Hope, NWT.
Principal Investigator: Stern, Gary
Licensed Year(s): 2019
Summary: The short-term goals are to determine if 2019 burbot contaminant concentrations: 1) remain below Health Canada guidelines (i.e. <0.5 ppm mercury per gram fish); 2) are associated with dietary indicators to determine the influence of diet (via stable isotope ratios) on contaminant concentrations in current fish, although previous results suggested no association; and, 3) as well as to look for link...


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...


Ferry Landing Impacts on the Peel and Mackenzie Rivers: Traditional Knowledge Study and Fishery Survey
Principal Investigator: Latta, Alex
Licensed Year(s): 2019
Summary: The objectives are to collect Traditional Knowledge (TK) and fish harvest data from each community, and ensure that each community is involved in interpreting the data collected. TK will be sought in relation to the historical use of the fishery resource, observed changes in fish abundance and health over time, observed changes in the river associated with the construction of the ferry landings, a...


Transforming Arctic Conservation Through Social Innovation
Principal Investigator: Clark, Douglas A.
Licensed Year(s): 2019
Summary: This research will integrate and map polar bear knowledge systems, and translate findings into a community-based monitoring protocol that will track polar bear population responses to environmental change. Research questions include:1) Are polar bear science data, existing Traditional Ecological Knowledge (TEK), and historical records from the fur trade,explorer’s personal accounts and government ...


Importance of Sewing to Inuit Women
Principal Investigator: Pearce, Tristan D
Licensed Year(s): 2019 2018
Summary: The aim of this research is to examine the importance of sewing for Inuit women and the contribution that they make to household and community through sewing. Specific objectives are to describe the importance of sewing for Inuit women; toidentify the contributions that Inuit women make to household and community through sewing, and; tocompare findings from objectives 1 and 2 among respondents...


Cultural Education in the Arctic
Principal Investigator: Pearce, Tristan D
Licensed Year(s): 2019
Summary: The goal is to examine cultural education at Helen Kalvak School and its role in the transmission of traditional knowledge. Specific objectives are to: 1) identify cultural programming at Helen Kalvak School; 2) document the meaning of cultural education for Inuit students; and to 3) describe how cultural education helps to transmit traditional knowledge such as hunting and sewing as well as o...


Project Jewel: Using Inuvialuit ways of Knowing to Understand How On-the-Land Programming Can Foster Wellness
Principal Investigator: Giles, Audrey R.
Licensed Year(s): 2019 2018 2017
Summary: The objective of this project is to better understand how Project Jewel’s on-the-land programming offers culturally safe and trauma and violence informed programs that meet the self-identified needs of residents of the Inuvialuit Settlement Region. The Inuvialuit Regional Corporation (IRC) as the community partner in this research project will be the owner of the data and control the research p...


We had a good mind to do it: Oral Histories of Aboriginal Forest Firefighters, Ft. Smith (NT)
Principal Investigator: Ruttan, Lia
Licensed Year(s): 2019
Summary: The request for a research project to explore the experience, knowledge and methods of former Aboriginal forest firefighters, came from within the community - the community of identity as firefighters within the overall Aboriginal community in Ft. Smith, NT. This project is completing its second year after receiving an original research license and ethics review in February of 2017. It has progres...


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