Library Resources


This page contains links to journals and databases held by the Library, along with links to others' Research Guides on Indigenous Studies. The photos of totems and other images are located in the Collaboratory space in Leddy Library. Based on drawings by Russell Nahdee.

Journals via Leddy and Law Libraries

Journal of Critical Race, Indigeneity, and Decolonization (Office of the Vice-President, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion)

Undergraduate Journal of Indigenous Studies - Dbaajmowin

Select Journal List on the Leddy Library homepage and in the search box enter the word Indigenous (Canadian term), the word native, Native American, or Indian (American term), or historic terms such as Aboriginal (Canadian term) in order to find journals with the word in the title. Or just search by the title, such as Saskatchewan Indian.

Inventory, by title, of Indigenous journals (please note titles may not be available through Leddy Library; search at Leddy in omni or using our Journal Search option): Indigenous Canadian Historical Serial Publications Dataset

Leddy Library Lists/Collections

Indigenous Food

Local, Indigenous History

Missing Children of Indian Residential Schools (storymap)

National Indigenous Languages Day (March 31st)

Orange Shirt Day: Residential School Experiences

Residential School Experiences

Selected Indigenous Resources for Treaties Week

Library Databases

Indigenous Resources (excluding Law Library Legal Sources)

Please note:

  • Proquest Dissertations and Theses has a huge amount of Indigenous content produced by your peers in Masters and PhD programmes. Literature reviews are required sections in these resources and handy guides to the literature on a topic.
  • Canadian Héritage has the RG 10 files that are now in process of transcription. "RG 10 refers to the historical records created by the Department of Indian Affairs and Northern Development and its predecessors, held at Library and Archives Canada (LAC). Record Group 10 includes files, correspondence and transcripts on all aspects of administration in Canada for both headquarters and field offices. The records are primary sources of original, unpublished material."
Other Organizations and their Research Guides

Researching Indigenous Law (Paul Martin Law Library, UWindsor)

American Indian and Indigenous Studies (The Newberry)

First Nations and Indigenous Studies (University of British Columbia)

Indigenous Studies (Western University)

Indigenous (UBC)

Indigenous Peoples in Canada: A Bibliography of Legal and Other Works to 1994 (Osgoode Hall Law School, York University) and
Bibliography on Indigenous Rights in Canada, 1995-2022 (Osgoode Hall Law School, York University)

Indigenous Resources (Archives Association of Ontario)

Indigenous Resources (Lambton College)

Indigenous Resources (University of Michigan)

Indigenous Resources (Windsor Public Library)

Indigenous Resources [multiple guides] (University of Toronto Libraries)

Indigenous Studies (Fanshawe College)

Indigenous Studies (Kwantlen Polytechnic University) - videos

Indigenous Studies (University of Calgary)

Indigenous Studies (University of Winnipeg)

Native American Studies Research Guide (Michigan State University)

Respectful Research (Kwantlen Polytechnic University)

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