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Indigenous Studies

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

Research Portals & Websites

Research Portals  
Indigenous Statistics Portal UBC Xwi7xwa Library Research Guides
Indigenous Heritage (Library and Archives Canada) iPortal Indigenous Studies Research Tool (University of Saskatchewan)
Government Portals  
Indigenous Services Canada Library and Archives Canada
Crown-Indigenous Relations and          
Northern Affairs Canada
Ministry of Aboriginal Relations and Reconciliation (BC)
Traditional Knowledge    
Indigenous Traditional Knowledge and Intellectual Property Rights    IPinCH: Traditional Knowledge Licencing and Labeling Website 1.0    IPinCH (Intellectual Property Issues in Cultural Heritage)   
Native Land interactive map of Indigenous territories, treaties, and languages. Whose Land identifies Indigenous Nations, territories, and communities in Canada.
First Peoples Cultural Council (FPCC) Mapping Projects map of First nations language boundaries.         Naonaiyaotit Traditional Knowledge Project Atlas focuses on Canada's Nunavut territory, including traditional place names, knowledge and stories.

Edward Curtis’ Photographs of Kwakwaka’wakw Ceremonial Dress and Masks (ca. 1914)                                                                      
International Indigenous Resources  
Centre for World Indigenous Studies  United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples 
Indigenous Law Portal: United States Indigenous Law Portal: Mexico