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Indigenous Studies

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

Territorial Acknowledgement 
"Kwantlen Polytechnic University serves a region south of the Fraser River which overlaps with the unceded traditional and ancestral lands of the Kwantlen, Musqueam, Katzie, Semiahmoo, Tsawwassen, Qayqayt and Kwikwetlem peoples."

News at KPU
Kim Baird of Tsawwassen First Nation to become KPU's next Chancellor
O'Siem: A Spotlight on Indigenous Initiatives at Kwantlen Polytechnic University
Indigenous Student Council at Kwantlen Polytechnic University

Need help? Contact your Indigenous Studies Subject Liaison Librarian Rachel Chong.

Join Daniel Levy in taking the course Indigenous Canada from University of Alberta - it's free online!


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New Books

Book cover: Our Hearts Our On Fire: an Ojibway-Anishinabe vision for the future
Book cover: Kamloopa: an Indigenous matriarch story. Play by Kim Senklip Harvey with the Fire Company: Cris Derksen, Yolanda Bonnell, Daniela Masellis, Lindsay Lachance, Jessica Schacht, Michelle Chabassol, Samantha Brown, Emily Soussana, Madison Henry, Kaitlyn Yott, Samantha McCue.
book cover: memory serves
Book cover: From the ashes : my story of being Métis, homeless, and finding my way. By Jesse Thistle.
Book cover: The North-West is our mother : the story of Louis Riel's people, the Métis Nation. By Jean Teillet.
Book cover: Indigenous research methodologies. By Bagele Chilisa.
Book cover: The Fourth World : an Indian reality. By George Manuel and Michael Posluns. Introduction by Glen Sean Coulthard. Foreword by Vine Deloria, Jr. . Afterword by Doreen Manuel.