This section provides an access point to open-source databases, journals and reports that support learning about Indigenous Culture and Canadian Indigenous Relations.
Be mindful of terminology and how terminology as changed over time. You might want to use a Boolean operator (AND, OR, NOT) to yield the best results e.g./ Indigenous OR First Nations OR Aboriginal OR Native.
There are Indigenous People all over the world, so if you are wanting to retrieve articles that speak to Canadian Indigenous Relations you may want to use the Advanced Search so that you can search both your subject of interest AND the keyword Canada.
When you are looking at article abstracts look at the subject terms. These could give you hints on search terminology, keywords or topics you might want to try.
This is an open access, scholarly, peer-reviewed journal perfect for post secondary research studies. It is produced and edited by the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education at the University of Toronto
This is a database of full-text, electronic resources (e.g. articles, e-books, theses, government publications, videos, oral histories, and digitized archival documents and photographs). The primary focus of the content is Indigenous peoples of Canada.
Pimatisiwin is a Cree term for “the good life,” the Anishinaabemowin equivalent would be “Mino-bimaadiziwin.” This journal is an Indigenous well-being journal. It features open-access, peer-reviewed articles written by Indigenous people from all over the world.