local and traditional knowledge

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    Summer shelter workshop

    uploaded by: Nancy Mackin

    channel: Nancy Mackin

     This short video was the first stage of a year-long project investigating traditional shelters of the high Arctic. Although modern materials were employed, traditional methods were used such as tying the structure together and using rocks for foundation and to weight down the waterproof covering. Health Canada's Climate Change and Health Adaptation Program funded the project, led by Dr.… Read more

    uploaded date: 26-07-2016

  • Tracking Change

    uploaded by: TrackingChange

     Tracking Change… is a new research initiative funded by the Social Sciences Humanities Research Council of Canada and led by the University of Alberta, the Traditional Knowledge Steering Committee of the Mackenzie River Basin Board, the Government of the Northwest Territories and many other valued partner organizations.… Read more

    uploaded date: 08-01-2016