4 record(s) found with the tag "youth" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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The Meaning of Education for Inuvialuit Families in Tuktoyaktuk
Principal Investigator: Salokangas, Raila M
Licensed Year(s): 2007
Summary: The goal of this research is to investigate the meaning of education for Inuvialuit youth and their families in the community of Tuktoyaktuk, specifically; how has the meaning of education changed for the Inuvialuit families? Further, how has education contributed to social change and how does social change contribute to changes in education? Also, is the meaning for education different for local ...

Youth in Transition Survey
Principal Investigator: Auchterlonie, Sandy
Licensed Year(s): 2002
Summary: This project will help to provide an understanding of 1) the transitions youth in the NWT face; 2) the difficulties that sometimes go along with transitions; 3) what helps transitions go smoothly; and 4) the programs, services and other resources youth n...

Kinship and Names in Inuit Culture: Likeness Between Peoples of the Same Family.
Principal Investigator: Gouttenoire, Veronique
Licensed Year(s): 1994
Summary: I will collect data on the relationship between the names and physical likeness. I will interview elders and young people about their names, names of their relatives, and if physical resemblances links one of their family members to another. This follows a theory about the relationship between names and physical likeness in members on the same family group....

NWT Teen Perspectives on Social Issues
Principal Investigator: Adkins, Gary
Licensed Year(s): 1994
Summary: The Territorial Government has stated that it would like to see zero tolerance towards violence in the family and that there should be more input from youth in regards to their feelings on what affects them. Teens in Sir John Franklin and St. Patrick High Schools will be asked to participate in a questionnaire on abuse. This information will be used to assess the issues that teens face. This st...