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The Concordia Library has a considerable collection of resources on Indigenous-related topics. Whether you’re looking for references for a paper, educational resources or to further your own learning on Indigenous topics, exploring the Concordia Library’s collection can be a great place to start. Read below to learn more about the different curated collections and guides available.

First Peoples Studies Subject Guide

The Concordia Library offers an extensive collection of curated special topic guides on Indigenous-themed topics that include article databases, primary resource databases, e-journals and newspapers and web-based resources. The guides include Indigenous educational resources for faculty and researchers, and terminology guidelines for searching and writing about Indigenous peoples. To explore these guides and more, visit the First Peoples Studies Subject Guide.

Indigenous Authors in the Spotlight Series

Visit the Concordia Library’s Indigenous Authors in the Spotlight Series to see some of the library's print and online books that are pertinent to Indigenous studies and issues. You can find annual curated collections of books based on different themes including Memoirs & Life Stories (2021), Indigenous Feminisms (2020) and Science Fiction & Futurisms (2019). The series includes non-fiction, fiction, poetry, art, children's books, and manga. Works by First Nations, Inuit and Métis authors and artists, including faculty at Concordia, are featured.

Pîkiskwêtân Resource Guides

The Companion Resource Guides were created to complement the Pîkiskwêtân Learning Series. The guides aim to highlight and enhance workshop content by offering opportunities for further learning and thinking via relevant books, reports, articles, web sites, podcasts and videos or films. The guides were prepared by Chloe Belair Morin and Sarah Monnier, library team members hired as part of the Indigenous Student Librarian program.

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