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Indigenous Studies

Indigenous Studies is an interdisciplinary field grounded in the languages, histories, geographies, and contemporary experiences of Indigenous peoples

Criminal Justice System

Indigenous peoples across Canada are over-represented in the Canadian Criminal Justice System. There are a number of factors that contribute to this over-representation, including systemic poverty, racism, and the intergenerational impacts of colonization.

Criminal Justice System: Web Resources
Aboriginal Peoples and the Criminal Justice System
Justice System and Aboriginal People
Indigenous Statistics

Criminal Justice System: DVDs, Streaming, and podcasts
Justice Denied (streaming)
Spirit With In (streaming)
Chaos and Courage - Season 1 (DVD)
Chaos and Courage - Season 2 (DVD)
Aboriginal People and the Police (podcast)
Native Gangs (podcast)

Please visit our Criminology Library Guide for further resources.


book cover: The Colonial Problem
Dying from Improvement
Indigenous Men and Masculinities
Way of the Pipe
Politics and Indigeneity