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Indigenous Studies: Indigenous Peoples of Canada: Home

This guide will help you find useful research and information on Indigenous Peoples of Canada (First Nations, Metis & Inuit) and will assist students in their studies and assignments.

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Caroline Chatman
Librarian for History & Indigenous Studies
Elizabeth Dafoe Library


The University of Manitoba Libraries have an excellent collection of books, journals and government publications to support the study of Canadian Indigenous peoples from the undergraduate to the PhD level.  The Libraries also collect materials about Indigenous people in the United States and around the world.  

Getting started

Library Search 

Use this search to access books, articles, and electronic resources for your assignments.

Document Delivery Service

The Document Delivery service provides access to research material not held in the University of Manitoba Libraries. Patrons may request materials from local suppliers outside the University of Manitoba Libraries system, or from other suppliers around the world.

Primary Sources

A primary source is an artifact, document, diary, manuscript, autobiography, recording, or any other source of information created during a particular time period. Explore our collection of digital and physical materials here.