Habitat of Dogrib Traditional Territory: Place Names as Indicators of Biogeographical Knowledge

Release Date: 
January, 2015

The West Kitikmeot Slave Study Society was set up in 1995 to collect environmental and socioeconomic information from the perspective of both science and Aboriginal traditional knowledge. The overall purpose was to gather information to better inform planning decisions and to contribute baseline data to assess and mitigate cumulative effects of development.

Submitted by Whàehdǫǫ̀ Nàowo Kǫ̀ Dogrib Treaty 11 Council

To the West Kitikmeot Slave Study Society - March 2001

Report authors:

  • Allice Legat, Principle Investigator and Research Director
  • Georgina Chocolate, Community Researcher
  • Madelaine Chocolate, Language Specialist
  • Sally Anne Zoe, GIS Administrator

October 2014: re-published by the Tłı̨chǫ Research and Training

Institute, with spelling updates for Tłı̨chǫ (Dogrib) terms.

ISBN: 1-896790-50-3

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