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Canadian Studies - Indigenous peoples: Books

American & Canadian Studies, Canada, Canadian Studies, Indigenous, Indigenous Peoples

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How to find books

Use the UW Worldcat catalog or UW Libraries catalog to search for books on Canada's Indigenous Peoples. Suggested keywords/subject headings are shown below:

  • Arctic peoples
  • Eskimos
  • Indians of North America - Canada
  • Indigenous peoples
  • Indigenous women
  • First Nations
  • Inuit
  • Metis
  • Native language
  • Native peoples - Claims
  • Native peoples - Self-government
  • Off-reserve Indians
  • Off-reservation boarding schools

Searching Tips

  • Try a keyword search (e.g. land claims or treaties). Remember, you may need to search by province or territory as well (e.g. , canada and land claims, british columbia and off-reservation boarding school, inuit and quebec).
     Use the facets on your left to refine your search results.
  • Use the Advanced Search to search just a particular database, limit your search to words in the title or subject, to items at a specific UW library, or by other criteria.

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