First Peoples of the North

First Peoples of the North

This collection is developed for Native communities​ and both for students and researchers in Native Studies. It brings together a selection of varied and high-quality resources dedicated, in whole or in part, to First Peoples of the North, including the Northern First Nations and Inuit.

Most of the information resources listed are free of charge and freely available. Restricted access resources are only accessible to mentionned universities’ members, but can however be consulted on site.

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

Resources

Displaying 1 - 20 of 171 results

  • A tea in the tundra : nipishapui nete mushuat

    BAnQ (Print Book) | McGill (Print Book)

    Finalist for the Grand Prix du livre de Montréal 2014, this english translation of the poetry of Joséphine Bacon, Innu of Betsiamites, takes on the words that lead us to the heart of the tundra and closer to the people who live there.

    Collection(s): *** First Peoples of the North ***, Indigenous novels and poetry, *** General Public ***, Indigenous novels and poetry
    Free - BAnQ Subscribers, Print Document
    Subjects: Indigenous literature, Indigenous authors, Innu-aimun, Innu territory, Innu
    Un thé dans la toundra

  • Aboriginal Peoples Survey (APS) (Statistics Canada) (Statistics Canada)

    Concordia (eBook) | INRS (Reserved Access) | Laval (Reserved Access) | McGill (Reserved Access)

    APS raw survey data for 2001, 2006, 2012, and 2017 available via the ODESI portal.

    Collection(s): *** First Peoples of the North ***, Statistics, *** Statistics ***, Socio-economic Statistics, Others
    Reserved Access, Humanities and Social Sciences
    Subjects: Indigenous peoples, Canada
    Enquête auprès des peuples autochtones (EAPA)

  • 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

  • Aboriginal Statistics at a Glance (Statistics Canada)

    Available to all

    A Statistics Canada thematic guide to data on Indigenous Peoples.

    Collection(s): *** Statistics ***, Socio-economic Statistics, Indigenous Peoples, *** First Peoples of the North ***, Statistics
    Free - Open Access, Humanities and Social Sciences
    Subjects: Indigenous peoples, Canada
    Aperçu des statistiques sur les autochtones

  • 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

  • Algonquian Linguistics Atlas

    Available to all

    Interactive map of Canada's Algonquian languages, many of which are spoken in northern Indigenous communities.

    Collection(s): *** Maps, Atlases and Geospatial Data ***, Maps and Atlases, Northern Canada, *** First Peoples of the North ***, Maps, Atlases, and Geospatial Data, Map and Atlases, Northern Canada
    Free - Open Access, Humanities and Social Sciences
    Subjects: Algonquins, Atlas, Maps, Linguistic
    Algonquian Linguistics Atlas

  • America: History & Life

    Concordia (Reserved Access) | Laval (Reserved Access) | McGill (Reserved Access) | UQAM (Reserved Access)

    Main private database (EBSCO) devoted to the history of Canada and the United States, with over 1,700 indexed journals. Significant content on the history of Indigenous Peoples, colonization, and exploration of the North. Features controlled vocabulary, via its index, that includes geographic terms.

    Collection(s): *** First Peoples of the North ***, Databases, *** Databases ***, Humanities and Social Sciences
    Reserved Access, Humanities and Social Sciences
    Subjects: Indigenous peoples, Colonization, Exploration, History, Northern Canada
    Capture_AHL

  • 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

  • Annie Muktuk and other stories

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

    In this notorious novel, Norma Dunning portrays the unvarnished realities of northern life through gritty characters who find themselves in difficult situations. Her stories challenge southern perceptions of the north and Inuit life through evocative, nuanced voices accented with Inuktitut words and symbolism.

    Collection(s): *** First Peoples of the North ***, Indigenous novels and poetry, *** General Public ***, Indigenous novels and poetry
    Free - BAnQ Subscribers, Print Document, Reserved Access, Humanities and Social Sciences
    Subjects: Inuit, Indigenous literature, Indigenous authors
    Annie Muktuk : et autres histoires

  • Anthropology Plus

    Concordia (Reserved Access) | Concordia (Reserved Access) | Laval (Reserved Access) | McGill (Reserved Access)

    Main private database (EBSCO) devoted to anthropology, with references to journals from the 19th century to today. Also covers the fields of archeology, ethnology, folklore, material culture, and art history. It boasts rich content in Indigenous studies as well as a controlled vocabulary that allows users to search articles based on region and specific First Peoples.

    Collection(s): *** Databases ***, Humanities and Social Sciences, *** First Peoples of the North ***, Databases
    Reserved Access, Humanities and Social Sciences
    Subjects: Anthropology, Archeology, Indigenous peoples, Ethnology, Folklore
    Anthropology Plus

  • Arctic and Antarctic Regions

    Laval (Reserved Access) | McGill (Reserved Access)

    Database containing over 1.3 million references to journal articles and other research documents dealing with the Earth’s polar regions, some of them dating back to the 1800s. The main scientific database on the North and the Arctic produced by a private company (EBSCO). Features a controlled vocabulary in polar studies (available via the index) and offers content in natural sciences, engineering and technology, health, and humanities and social sciences.

    Collection(s): *** Databases ***, Multidisciplinary, Natural Sciences, Engineering and Technology, Health Sciences, Humanities and Social Sciences, *** First Peoples of the North ***, Databases
    Reserved Access, Engineering and Technology, Health Sciences, Humanities and Social Sciences, Natural Sciences
    Subjects: Indigenous peoples, Exploration, Engineering, Oceanography, Earth sciences, Environmental sciences
    Arctic and Antarctic Regions

  • Arctic Health Publications Database

    Available to all

    Articles, reports, conference proceedings, and grey literature on the health of peoples of the North. Some publications are freely available.

    Collection(s): *** Databases ***, Health Sciences, *** First Peoples of the North ***, Databases
    Free - Open Access, Free - Reference only, Health Sciences
    Subjects: Indigenous peoples, Traditional medicine, Environmental health, Mental health, Food security
    Arctic Health Publications Database

  • ArcticStat (Université Laval)

    Available to all

    Socio-economic statistics on Arctic countries and inhabitants.

    Collection(s): *** Statistics ***, Socio-economic Statistics, Others, *** First Peoples of the North ***, Statistics
    Free - Open Access, Humanities and Social Sciences
    Subjects: Circumpolar Arctic, Education, Income, Demographic statistics, Socio-economic statistics
    ArcticStat

  • Arthur Lamothe Collection (BAnQ)

    Available to all

    Filmmaker Arthur Lamothe has devoted most of his work to raising awareness of the First Peoples of Quebec, mainly the Innu and their culture. This collection covers two of his documentaries shot in the 1970s: “Amerindian Culture” and “Previous Memory”. Through 81 short films, various subjects are discussed, including snowshoe making and butchering moose.

    Collection(s): *** General Public ***, Online Films, Online Films
    Free - Open Access, Humanities and Social Sciences, Natural Sciences
    Subjects: Innu, Innu territory, Cultural identity
    Arthur Lamothe

  • Atlas des peuples autochtones du Canada

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

    Four-volume atlas presenting information on Indigenous communities, languages, education, treaties and territories, as well as residential schools, colonialism, racism and cultural appropriation. (Ottawa, Société géographique royale du Canada, 2018, 4 vol. )

    Collection(s): *** First Peoples of the North ***, Maps, Atlases, and Geospatial Data, Map and Atlases, Northern Canada, *** General Public ***, Maps and Atlases, Northern Canada, *** Maps, Atlases and Geospatial Data ***, Maps and Atlases, Northern Canada
    Print Document, Humanities and Social Sciences
    Subjects: Atlas, Indigenous peoples, Colonialism, Indigenous communities, Inuit, Indian residential schools
    Atlas des peuples autochtones du Canada

  • Atlas des pôles : régions polaires : questions sur un avenir incertain

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

    Atlas published by Éditions Autrement presenting the physical and natural environment, First Nations, and environmental, climatic, and geopolitical issues associated with the Arctic and the Antarctic.

    Collection(s): *** First Peoples of the North ***, Maps, Atlases, and Geospatial Data, Map and Atlases, Circumpolar North, *** General Public ***, Maps and Atlases, Circumpolar North, *** Maps, Atlases and Geospatial Data ***, Maps and Atlases, Circumpolar North
    Print Document, Humanities and Social Sciences, Natural Sciences
    Subjects: Atlas, Indigenous peoples, Climate change, geopolitics
    Atlas des pôles : régions polaires : questions sur un avenir incertain

  • Atlas of Indian nations

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

    Atlas with rich iconographic, cartographic, and textual content presenting the various nations of North America according to a wide range of themes. Includes relevant content about the First Peoples of the North and the Arctic. (Washington, National Geographic Society, 2013, 219 p.)

    Collection(s): *** General Public ***, Maps and Atlases, Northern Canada, *** Maps, Atlases and Geospatial Data ***, Maps and Atlases, Northern Canada, *** First Peoples of the North ***, Maps, Atlases, and Geospatial Data, Map and Atlases, Northern Canada
    Print Document, Reserved Access, Humanities and Social Sciences
    Subjects: Atlas, Maps, Indigenous peoples
    Atlas of Indian nations

  • Atlas of Registered Aboriginal Population of Quebec (Réseau DIALOG)

    Available to all

    Interactive map of statistical data on the registered Indian population in Quebec from 1998 to 2010, on-reserve and off-reserve.

    Collection(s): *** Maps, Atlases and Geospatial Data ***, Maps and Atlases, Northern Quebec, *** First Peoples of the North ***, Maps, Atlases, and Geospatial Data, Map and Atlases, Northern Quebec
    Free - Open Access, Humanities and Social Sciences
    Subjects: Atlas, Indigenous peoples, Maps, Demographic statistics, Population
    Atlas of Registered Aboriginal Population of Quebec

  • Atlas of the North American Indian

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

    Atlas with a focus on the history, migrations, conflicts, lifestyles, and location of Indigenous Peoples in North America. Content related to Northern Canada and Alaska.

    Collection(s): *** First Peoples of the North ***, Maps, Atlases, and Geospatial Data, Map and Atlases, Northern Canada, *** Maps, Atlases and Geospatial Data ***, Maps and Atlases, Northern Canada
    Print Document, Humanities and Social Sciences
    Subjects: Alaska, Atlas, Indigenous peoples, Maps, Northern Canada
    Atlas of the North American Indian

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