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Welcome to the Criminology research guide! This is meant to act as a jumping off point for your research. The guide is split up into sections for different resource types which may be necessary for your paper.

If you're looking for legal documents the best place to go would be the Paul Martin Law Library.

Land Acknowledgement

I would like to acknowledge that the University of Windsor resides on the territories of the Ojibwe, Odawa, and Potawatomi [Bodéwadmi] who make up the Three Fires Council. I (the writer of this guide) am non-Indigenous and am also living on these same lands. As an uninvited presence, like many others, I feel it is imperative that we educate ourselves on the history and protocols of these territories and its stewards. This can mean sitting with discomfort and questioning the basic foundations of your belief in the systems that uphold your life. What does justice look like in a colonial state? What is it to study criminology in a decolonial manner? This guide seeks to aid in finding a path towards some answers to those questions but it is not comprehensive, and does not speak on behalf of any Indigenous peoples or individuals.

The links below are some resources to learn more about Indigenous history and culture. While you go through this guide consider how you can bring what you learn about decolonial practice and indigenizing into your own research.

Anishinabek Nation

Native Land

Our Hearts Are as One Fire: An Ojibway-Anishinabe Vision for the Future by Jerry Fontaine

Three Fires Council

Research guide created by Kawmadie Karunanayake ( Please contact me if you have any comments, questions, or feedback!

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