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Food Systems Research in Kakisa
Principal Investigator: Spring, Andrew
Licensed Year(s): 2023 2022 2021 2020 2019 2018
Summary: This licence has been issued for the scientific research application No.5582. he objectives of this research project are to: 1. foster training and knowledge sharing to ensure that traditional foods continue to provide an important component of affordable, sustainable healthy food system for Ka'a'gee Tu First Nation; 2. conduct a detailed needs assessment for a food security and climate chang...


Įłaà negetsà-lıa et’ıì hoghàgetǫǫ xèhoòwı: Celebrating families in the Tłı̨chǫ region
Principal Investigator: Komarnisky, Sara V
Licensed Year(s): 2023
Summary: This licence has been issued for the scientific research application No.5215. This is a two year project that will fund community meetings, family story gathering, and creative and academic work in two communities in the Tli?cho region, Wekweètì and Gamètì. This initial work will contribute to the development of a bigger project involving the entire Tli?cho region and all four communities (Behc...


Connecting Indigenous Families in the Northwest Territories
Principal Investigator: McMahon, Rob
Licensed Year(s): 2024 2023
Summary: This licence has been issued for the scientific research application No. 5595. Telecommunications services in remote communities of northern Canada are usually more expensive, slower, less available, less reliable, and of lower quality regarding service compared to their southern and urban counterparts. The global pandemic has further highlighted the digital divide and broadband service dispari...


"That was our sport back then"
Principal Investigator: McHugh, Tara-Leigh
Licensed Year(s): 2023
Summary: This licence has been issued for the scientific research application No.5505. The objective is to examine the emotional, mental, physical, and spiritual (i.e., holistic) benefits of participating in traditional games for Indigenous youth. To address two exploratory research questions: 1) How does participation in traditional games contribute to emotional, mental, physical, and spiritual b...


Sharing medicine bundles and pathways to community wellness: land-based connections to address youth protective factors and intergenerational healing in four Indigenous nations.
Principal Investigator: Wright Cardinal, Sarah Renata
Licensed Year(s): 2023
Summary: This licence has been issued for the scientific research application No.5516. Objectives: To gather stories on approaches to land-based healing and wellness activities, ways to support youth roles and responsibilities in community, and To develop a conversation between nations on pathways to community wellness. In partnership with four nations, two in BC and two in the NWT, “Sharing medi...


Community-based Bird Harvesting Workshops in the Sahtu for PFAS analysis
Principal Investigator: Laird, Brian D
Licensed Year(s): 2024 2023
Summary: This licence has been issued for the scientific research application No.5530. to evaluate the current PFAS level in birds harvested in the Sahtu region, and to estimate the human exposure patterns to PFAS (per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances) through game bird consumption. 1) The research team will do a series of community-based bird-harvesting workshops to build local capacity and facilitat...


How might Leaders Collaborate and build successful Indigenous and Industrial Partnerships?
Principal Investigator: Sluggett, Andrea Dawn
Licensed Year(s): 2023
Summary: This licence has been issued for the scientific research application No.5526. Objectives: To explore how leaders collaborate and build successful Indigenous and Industrial Partnerships in the NWT to help Indigenous communities outside of NWT . To explore the following sub-research questions: 1. Which practices are organizations currently using to build industrial and collaborative relati...


Towards Inuvialuit Heritage Data Sovereignty: Current Practice and Paths Forward
Principal Investigator: Henry, Emily D
Licensed Year(s): 2023
Summary: This licence has been issued for the scientific research application No.5449. To move towards Indigenous data sovereignty, the research will critically analyze Inuvialuit heritage data governance structures by examining the existing approaches to managing Inuvialuit heritage data and the perspectives of diverse actors involved in this process. The research asks: (1) What are Inuvialuit aims and...


Nuna, Work package 5: Social, cultural, and economic impacts of climate change
Principal Investigator: Riva, Mylene
Licensed Year(s): 2023
Summary: This licence has been issued for the scientific research application No.5341. The expected value of this project is to respond to a community-identified need in the Hamlet of Tuktoyaktuk to better understand the social, cultural, and economic impacts of climate change in the community. Gathering information on community values, priorities and needs is necessary to inform appropriate climate cha...


Resilient Prototype for Northern Affordable Housing
Principal Investigator: Tsenkova, Sasha
Licensed Year(s): 2023
Summary: This licence has been issued for the scientific research application No.5490. Overall objectives for the design prototyping phase will include: What model of ownership will create the most sustainable conditions, economically and institutionally, for an affordable housing development in a remote NWT community? What funding frameworks could be applicable in this context and what would be the b...


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