62 record(s) found with the tag "youth" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Information Seeking Processes of Junior High Students: A Case Study of CD-ROM Encyclopedia Use.
Principal Investigator: Branch, Jennifer
Licensed Year(s): 1999
Summary: The researcher will meet with community members, parents, students, teachers and school administrators to learn about the information seeking processes of junior high students. The equipment used on site will include a computer with CD-ROM capabilities, audio cassette recorder and video cassette recorder. The methods of data collection will include interviews, observations and verbal protocol anal...


Tobacco Use by Youth in the Northwest Territories
Principal Investigator: Tremblay, Rick
Licensed Year(s): 1999
Summary: A similar questionnaire given in 1982, 1987 and 1993 will be used for this tobacco use survey for 1998/99. The information obtained from the data will provide a snap shot of tobacco use by students between grades 4 and 12 for 1998/99. The data will be compared with previous studies to see if there was a change in the smoking habits of students. The data collected will help the Health Promotion s...


Sachs Harbour Elders/Youth Council Traditional Knowledge Project, Aulavik National Park
Principal Investigator: Wolki, Lena
Licensed Year(s): 1998
Summary: The Sachs Harbour Elders & Youth Councils wish to pursue the continuation of the Oral & Traditional Knowledge / History of Banks Island with focus on northern areas of the Island. Before going to Aulavik National Park, the elders participating will be visited and shown a map of the park and the surrounding area to see how many traditional place names they can recall and how many places they actual...


Transmission of Geographical Knowledge in Inuinnait Society
Principal Investigator: Collignon, Beatrice M.
Licensed Year(s): 1998 1992 1991
Summary: To get a better understanding of knowledge transmission and evolution in Inuinnait society, in the field of geography (knowledge related to the land and to location) and to continue a wider research on Inuinnait's geographical knowledge the Inuinnait will be interviewed in the community of Holman. They will be asked about one or two of the following topics: 1) transmission of traveling routes, whi...


Dental Knowledge of a Group of Northern Canadians 10-15 years olds.
Principal Investigator: Schuller, Paul
Licensed Year(s): 1996
Summary: The researchers will provide survey questionnaires to Principals of elementary schools to distribute to appropriate classrooms. The classroom teacher will conduct the survey with the class and then return the completed forms to the Principal for return to the investigator. Approximate time to complete the questionnaire is 30 minutes....


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...


Inuit subsistence in the 1990's: Harvesting, land use and society at Clyde River
Principal Investigator: Wenzel, George W.
Licensed Year(s): 1994
Summary: The researchers are interested in understanding how subsistence hunting contributes to Inuit society in Clyde River. Data will be collected from selected households over the next 3 years on harvesting activities and land use. This information will be used to understand how subsistence and wage economy activities have developed into a mixed economy, and to determine future economic trends based on...


A determination of factors influencing the health, knowledge, skills, attitudes and behaviours of children and youth in the Northwest Territories
Principal Investigator: Hall, Barbara
Licensed Year(s): 1994 1993 1992
Summary: The resarchers will continue their study, started in 1992, on assessing the health-related knowledge, skills, attitudes and behaviours of children and youth in the NWT. Data will be collected through a survey administered through NWT schools. Teachers will also be surveyed with regard to the implementation of the NWT School Health Program. Researchers from selected communities will be trained t...


Inuutsiarniq (A Good Life)
Principal Investigator: Archibald, Linda
Licensed Year(s): 1992
Summary: The researcher and her team will provide suicide prevention education to community-based caregivers and motivation to act through the development, production and distribution of a suicide prevention video. Community participation in script development will occur through workshops held in a variety of Inuit communities. An evaluation of the project will assess the impact of community participatio...


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