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Workshops & seminars

Researching Indigenous topics

Date & time
Friday, September 29, 2023
1 p.m. – 3 p.m.

Michelle Lake


This event is free


Webster Library
514-848-2424 ext. 7777



This workshop is open to all. Graduate students register through GradProSkills. Everyone else can register on this page.

This is an introductory workshop for students in all disciplines who wish to better understand and include Indigenous perspectives in their research. The workshop will briefly situate the university library within settler colonialism in Canada, provide context to current research on Indigenous topics and include discussions around the limits of terminology and subject classification. The instructors will guide students to recommended resources for Indigenous topics and provide an overview of research ethics guidelines.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Gain an understanding of the colonial context of libraries.
  2. Understand the limits and challenges of terminology.
  3. Discover current resources relevant to Indigenous topics across disciplines
  4. Identify different ethical guidelines regarding Indigenous research in Canada.
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