Dictionaries and Encyclopedias

Dictionaries and Encyclopedias

The dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference documents listed here are either specific to northern, Arctic or Indigenous studies or contain significant content related to these fields. The documents provide access to review papers by specialists. Dictionaries of northern Indigenous languages are also listed here.

Some of the resources are freely available in full-text format, while others are restricted to members of the universities mentioned (restricted access), and are available under institutional licenses only. Reference works only available in print format are also listed.

To consult the various categories and subcategories that this collection contains, use the filter Collection.

Resources

Displaying 1 - 20 of 47 results

  • A bibliography on the imagined North : Arctic, winter, Antarctic

    Laval (Print Book) | McGill (Print Book) | UQAM (Print Book)

    Bibliography featuring critical, theoretical, and methodological perspectives on cultural studies of the North and the Arctic. In English, French, Swedish, and Icelandic.

    Collection(s): *** Dictionaries and Encyclopedias ***, Humanities and Social Sciences
    Print Document, Humanities and Social Sciences
    Subjects: Indigenous peoples, Bibliography, Culture, Literature
    A bibliography on the imagined North

  • Aboriginal Populations : Social, Demographic, and Epidemiological Perspectives

    BAnQ (eBook) | Concordia (eBook) | Laval (Print Book) | McGill (Print Book) | UQAM (Print Book)

    Maps and compares the social, demographic and health conditions of indigenous peoples of Canada, Australia, New Zealand and the circumpolar North.

    Collection(s): *** First Peoples of the North ***, Dictionaries and Encyclopedias, Others, *** Dictionaries and Encyclopedias ***, Humanities and Social Sciences
    Free - BAnQ Subscribers, Print Document, Humanities and Social Sciences
    Subjects: Indigenous peoples, Maps, Demography, Epidemiology, Health
    Aboriginal Populations : Social, Demographic, and Epidemiological Perspectives

  • Aimun-Mashinaikan: Innu Dictionary

    Available to all

    Dictionary produced by Institut Tshakapesh containing 30,000 Innu words and expressions from all the dialects spoken in Quebec and Labrador.

    Collection(s): *** Dictionaries and Encyclopedias ***, Humanities and Social Sciences, Languages, *** First Peoples of the North ***, Dictionaries and Encyclopedias, Languages
    Free - Open Access, Humanities and Social Sciences
    Subjects: Innu dictionary, Innu, Innu-aimun, Institut Tshakapesh, Labrador, Innu language, Northern Quebec
    Aimun-Mashinaikan: Dictionnaire Innu

  • Alberta elders' Cree dictionary = Alperta ohci kehtehayak nehiyaw otwestamâkewasinahikan

    BAnQ (Print Book) | Concordia (Print Book) | Laval (Print Book) | McGill (Print Book)

    Dictionary of the Cree language with English–Cree and Cree–English sections.

    Collection(s): *** Dictionaries and Encyclopedias ***, Humanities and Social Sciences, Languages, *** First Peoples of the North ***, Dictionaries and Encyclopedias, Languages
    Free - BAnQ Subscribers, Print Document, Humanities and Social Sciences
    Subjects: Indigenous peoples, Cree, Cree dictionary, Cree language
    Alberta elders' Cree dictionary

  • An Encyclopedia of Inuit traditional life (Sivulitta piusituqangit)

    BAnQ (Print Book) | Concordia (Print Book) | Laval (Print Book) | McGill (Print Book)

    Encyclopedia devoted to Inuit customs and traditions as well as the wildlife of Northern Quebec. Includes text in syllabic font.

    Collection(s): *** Dictionaries and Encyclopedias ***, Humanities and Social Sciences, *** First Peoples of the North ***, Dictionaries and Encyclopedias, Others
    Print Document, Humanities and Social Sciences
    Subjects: Animals, Indigenous peoples, Customs, Inuit
    Une Encyclopédie de la vie traditionnelle inuit

  • Arctic exploration and development, c. 500 B.C. to 1915 : an encyclopedia

    Laval (Print Book) | McGill (Print Book)

    Encyclopedia covering over 2,000 expeditions that took place in the Arctic over a period of nearly 2,000 years, as well as information on some of the key explorers of this territory.

    Collection(s): *** Dictionaries and Encyclopedias ***, Humanities and Social Sciences
    Print Document, Humanities and Social Sciences
    Subjects: Indigenous peoples, Discovery, Exploration
    Arctic exploration and development, c. 500 B.C. to 1915 : an encyclopedia

  • Bibliography of Canadian Inuit Periodicals (BAnQ)

    BAnQ (eBook) | Concordia (eBook) | Laval (Print Book) | UQAM (eBook)

    This annotated, bilingual bibliography takes stock of magazines, journals, newspapers and newsletters published by or about the Inuit of Canada for over 100 years - more specifically since the publication of the very first Canadian periodical in Inuktitut, Aglait Illunainortut, in Labrador. in 1902.

    Collection(s): *** Dictionaries and Encyclopedias ***, Humanities and Social Sciences
    Free - BAnQ Subscribers
    Subjects: Bibliography, Inuit
    Bibliography of Canadian Inuit Periodicals

  • Circumpolar Health Atlas

    BAnQ (Print Book) | Laval (Print Book) | McGill (Reserved Access) | UQAM (eBook)

    Uses maps, tables, charts, and images to describe and explain the major health problems of the diverse peoples who inhabit the circumpolar region of the northern hemisphere.

    Collection(s): *** First Peoples of the North ***, Maps, Atlases, and Geospatial Data, Map and Atlases, Circumpolar North, *** Maps, Atlases and Geospatial Data ***, Maps and Atlases, Circumpolar North, *** Dictionaries and Encyclopedias ***, Health Sciences
    Print Document, Reserved Access, Health Sciences
    Subjects: Atlas, Indigenous peoples, Maps, Social determinants of health, Circumpolar North, Health, Medical care
    Circumpolar Health Atlas

  • Dictionary of Native American literature

    BAnQ (Print Book) | Concordia (Print Book) | Laval (eBook) | McGill (Print Book) | UQAM (eBook)

    Dictionary covering the historical emergence of Native American writers (up to 1800) and the Native American Renaissance (1967–). Features bio-critical essays and theme-based articles related to topics such as Native American songs and legends.

    Collection(s): *** First Peoples of the North ***, Dictionaries and Encyclopedias, Others, *** Dictionaries and Encyclopedias ***, Humanities and Social Sciences
    Reserved Access, Humanities and Social Sciences
    Subjects: Indigenous authors, Indigenous peoples, Indigenous literature
    Dictionary of Native American literature

  • Dictionnaire atikamekw

    Available to all

    Dictionary produced by the Atikamekw Nation Council and Carleton University presenting more than 12,000 words in Atikamekw with their French equivalents.

    Collection(s): *** Dictionaries and Encyclopedias ***, Languages, *** First Peoples of the North ***, Dictionaries and Encyclopedias, Languages
    Free - Open Access, Humanities and Social Sciences
    Subjects: Atikamekw dictionary, Atikamekw language, Atikamewk, Conseil de la Nation Atikamekw, Quebec
    Dictionnaire_atikamekw

  • Dictionnaire français-cri

    BAnQ (Print Book) | Concordia (Print Book) | INRS (Print Book) | Laval (Print Book) | McGill (Print Book) | UQAM (Print Book)

    A dictionary of the Quebec Cree dialect spoken by the Cree on the East Coast of James Bay and in some communities inland.

    Collection(s): *** First Peoples of the North ***, Dictionaries and Encyclopedias, Languages, *** Dictionaries and Encyclopedias ***, Humanities and Social Sciences, Languages
    Print Document, Humanities and Social Sciences
    Subjects: Indigenous peoples, Cree, James Bay, Cree dictionary, Cree language, Northern Quebec
    Dictionnaire français-cri

  • Dictionnaire montagnais-français

    BAnQ (Print Book) | Concordia (Print Book) | Laval (Print Book) | McGill (Print Book) | UQAM (Print Book)

    Innu language dictionary compiled from sources in the community of Betsiamites (Pessamit) on Quebec's North Shore.

    Collection(s): *** First Peoples of the North ***, Dictionaries and Encyclopedias, Languages, *** Dictionaries and Encyclopedias ***, Humanities and Social Sciences, Languages
    Free - BAnQ Subscribers, Print Document, Humanities and Social Sciences
    Subjects: Indigenous peoples, Betsiamites, Innu dictionary, Innu, Innu-aimun, Innu language, Pessamit
    Dictionnaire montagnais-français

  • Eastern James Bay Cree-English-French Dictionary

    Available to all

    A dictionary created by EastCree.Org, a non-profit partnership between the Cree School Board and Prof. Marie-Odile Junker at Carleton University, Ottawa.

    Collection(s): *** Dictionaries and Encyclopedias ***, Humanities and Social Sciences, Languages, *** First Peoples of the North ***, Dictionaries and Encyclopedias, Languages
    Free - Open Access, Humanities and Social Sciences
    Subjects: Indigenous peoples, James Bay, Cree, Cree dictionary, Cree language
    Eastern James Bay Cree

  • Encyclopedia of American Indian History

    Concordia (Print Book) | Laval (Print Book)

    A four-volume encyclopedia set on the key events, places, and figures in Native American history, from human origins to present-day controversies. ULaval

    Collection(s): *** First Peoples of the North ***, Dictionaries and Encyclopedias, Others, *** Dictionaries and Encyclopedias ***, Humanities and Social Sciences
    Print Document, Humanities and Social Sciences
    Subjects: Indigenous peoples, History
    Encyclopedia of american indian history

  • Encyclopedia of Native American Artists

    Concordia (Print Book) | Laval (Print Book) | McGill (Print Book) | UQAM (eBook)

    Encyclopedia featuring the work and lives of over 70 Indigenous artists and crafters specializing in sculpture, painting, photography, weaving, basketry, and pottery.

    Collection(s): *** First Peoples of the North ***, Dictionaries and Encyclopedias, Others, *** Dictionaries and Encyclopedias ***, Humanities and Social Sciences
    Print Document, Humanities and Social Sciences
    Subjects: Indigenous art, Indigenous artists, Indigenous peoples, Painting, Photographs, Sculpture
    Encyclopedia of Native American Artists

  • Encyclopedia of North American Indians

    BAnQ (eBook) | Concordia (Print Book) | Laval (eBook) | UQAM (Print Book)

    Encyclopedia featuring articles by 260 specialists on the tribes, main languages, key figures, historic events, and other topics related to North American Indigenous Peoples.

    Collection(s): *** Dictionaries and Encyclopedias ***, Humanities and Social Sciences, *** First Peoples of the North ***, Dictionaries and Encyclopedias, Others
    Reserved Access, Humanities and Social Sciences
    Subjects: Indigenous peoples, History, Indigenous languages
    Encyclopedia of North American Indians

  • Encyclopedia of snow, ice and glaciers

    Concordia (eBook) | INRS (eBook) | Laval (eBook) | McGill (eBook) | UQAM (eBook)

    An encyclopedia with a focus on the formation of snow and the transformation of snow to ice, as well as the classification of ice and glaciers, hydrology and sedimentary systems, permafrost, and the impact of climate change.

    Collection(s): *** Dictionaries and Encyclopedias ***, Natural Sciences
    Reserved Access, Natural Sciences
    Subjects: Climate change, Ice, Hydrology, Snow, Permafrost
    Encyclopedia of snow, ice and glaciers

  • Encyclopedia of the Arctic

    Concordia (Print Book) | Laval (eBook) | McGill (Print Book) | UQAM (Print Book)

    A three-volume set of essays on the Arctic's environment, climate, peoples, ecology, wildlife, history, economics, and politics.

    Collection(s): *** Dictionaries and Encyclopedias ***, Multidisciplinary, Natural Sciences, Humanities and Social Sciences
    Print Document, Humanities and Social Sciences, Natural Sciences
    Subjects: Animals, Indigenous peoples, Climate change, Ecology, Economy, Environment, History, Politics
    Encyclopedia of the Arctic

  • English-Innu dictionary/Innu-English dictionnary

    Laval (Print Book)

    A two-volume dictionary set of the Innu language, featuring dialects spoken in Quebec and Labrador.

    Collection(s): *** Dictionaries and Encyclopedias ***, Humanities and Social Sciences, Languages, *** First Peoples of the North ***, Dictionaries and Encyclopedias, Languages
    Print Document, Humanities and Social Sciences
    Subjects: Indigenous peoples, Innu dialects, Innu dictionary, Innu, Innu-aimun, Innu language
    English-Innu dictionary

  • First Nation Profiles (Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada)

    Available to all

    Profiles of Canada’s First Nations containing general information on reserves, governance, federal funding, geography, population statistics, etc.

    Collection(s): *** Dictionaries and Encyclopedias ***, Humanities and Social Sciences, *** First Peoples of the North ***, Dictionaries and Encyclopedias, Others
    Free - Open Access, Humanities and Social Sciences
    Subjects: Indigenous affairs, Indigenous peoples, Indigenous communities, Demography, Reserves
    Profils des Premières Nation

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