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Indigenous Studies & Resources

Indian Residential Schools / Truth & Reconciliation

Reference Sources (Online)

The Indigenous Studies Portal at the University of Saskatchewan *is an excellent index* that allows you to limit your search to scholarly articles. You can then search for the journal title at StFX to locate the article.

National Film Board:  The library's subscription offers more NFB films that the publicly available site, but both offer a rich collection of both short films, documentaries and feature films exploring Canada's Indigenous cultures.

Encyclopedia of Canada's Peoples / Multicultural Canada 

Library and Archives Canada's Aboriginal Resources page

Project Naming: A Government of Nunavut project which allows Indigenous peoples to engage in the identification of Library and Archives photographs. 

Government Documents

• View and search the complete 1996 Royal Commission Report on Aboriginal Peoples (Canada) online

• Some data is available in Statistics Canada's Aboriginal Peoples Technical Report, 2006 Census

Legal Aspects

• For records of Canadian court cases, go to

Indian Specific Claims Commission (1991-2009)