L’articulation des identités dans les habitudes alimentaires des Innus de Nutashkuan

Il s’agit d’un projet qui vise à enquêter sur la place de l’alimentation dans la vie quotidienne de la communauté de la première nation de Nutashkuan. La cuisine est le carrefour de plusieurs dynamiques sociales et culturelles de toutes les sociétés humaines. En effet, avant d’être transformés, les aliments doivent être obtenus, soit de la nature directement ou à travers des échanges de divers types de marché.

Injustices numériques et patrimoine archéologique autochtone en Basse-Côte-Nord: vers la création collaborative d’une éthique des nouvelles technologies.

Ce projet analyse les injustices épistémiques qui entrent en jeu dans la production de connaissances archéologiques par les communautés innues de la Basse-Côte-Nord (Unamen Shipu et Pakuashipi), et propose de former des principes éthiques permettant de corriger ces injustices. Le concept de préservation fournit une base de travail auquel des principes complémentaires viendront se greffer. Ces derniers sont élaborés à l’aide d’une démarche collaborative qui permet de travailler avec des communautés autochtones dans le respect de leurs valeurs, besoins, et pratiques culturelles.

Integrating insights, expanding knowledge: supporting the community strategy to prevent and end youth homelessness in Ottawa

A Way Home Ottawa (AWHO) is a community-based initiative to end and prevent youth homelessness in the Ottawa region. In 2016 Carleton researchers Justin Langille and Dr. Kennelly worked with AWHO to ask youth and adult service providers what improvements need to be made to the existing system to ensure youth always have access to housing and support. Over 70 youth and 50 adult support staff shared valuable perspectives and carved out a new direction for the future.

Le pouvoir des femmes kaingangs pentecôtistes

La question de la relation entre la religion et la conceptualisation des rôles des genres commencent à préoccuper chercheurs du monde entier. Dans une religion en forte expansion comme le pentecôtisme, où plus des deux tiers sont des femmes, cette question mérite d’autant plus d’attention. Depuis 20 ans, le nombre d’adeptes du pentecôtisme a significativement augmenté au sein des communautés autochtones du Brésil, notamment chez les Kaingangs, une communauté du Brésil méridional.

Global Health Governance in South India

Global Health Governance is a hot topic these days but it seldom reaches the dalitbahujans (low caste and tribal peoples, the majority in India). Pairing industry with global health agendas is the wave of the future and can be more fruitful if culturally sensitive. Eight years ago, India embarked on the National Rural Health Mission for improved health governance in the rural areas and to realize the Millennium Development Goals.

Collective will and the Brazilian Left: how is a real movement built out of a crisis of praxis?

This project is intended to follow and analyse the most recent activities of groups identified to be in the Brazilian Left. Through fieldwork and theoretical analysis, the goal is to understand how the Left views itself, how collective will can be developed within these groups, and if a critical pedagogical methodology can assist in this process. The ethnographic methodology employed in this project will help to identify who the main actors are and what kind of activities have been prioritized by Left organizations.

Riberinhos’ Lived Experiences and Practices of Malaria in the Brazilian Amazon

In Brazil, malaria accounts for the highest morbidity registered in the Americas. In this country, 99.5% of the cases of malaria are registered in the Brazilian Amazon. The main goal of this research is to investigate how riberinhos experience and act upon malaria in endemic areas of Manaus and Careiro, State of Amazonas, Brazil. This study is situated in the fields of population health and medical anthropology. This study is situated in the fields of population health and medical anthropology.

Development of a gender-sensitive organizational assessment model

The objective of this assignment is to strengthen the institutional and organizational assessment (IOA) model developed by Universalia to identify gender dimensions which affect equity and performance within an organization. To do so, the intern will be asked to proceed to a mapping of existing gender equality tools (as well as their strengths and weaknesses) used in the assessment and capacity-building of international development organizations in order to further develop the IOA model.

Development of a gender-sensitive organizational assessment model

The objective of this assignment is to strengthen the institutional and organizational assessment (IOA) model developed by Universalia to identify gender dimensions which affect equity and performance within an organization. To do so, the intern will be asked to proceed to a mapping of existing gender equality tools (as well as their strengths and weaknesses) used in the assessment and capacity-building of international development organizations in order to further develop the IOA model.

Barriers and Facilitators to the Integration of Mental Health Servicesin Primary Care in Vietnam from the Perspective of Health Workers: Individual,Organizational and Structural Factors

Access to appropriate mental health services is critically limited for many people living in low and middle-income countries. Making services for depression available in primary health care increases the successful diagnosis and treatment of depression and improves the quality of people’s lives. As the first point of contact with patients, primary care workers are essential to the successful delivery of depression care.

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