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Indigenous Peoples of Canada

This guide is intended to help you find information on First Nations, Métis and Inuit people and issues in BC and Canada.


VPL Photo no. 14098

Mrs. Tommy Clair and family, VPL: #14098,190-, Ben W. Leeson

The Vancouver Public Library has many resources for researching Indigenous peoples' history in British Columbia and Canada. Subject guides about Louis Riel and the Red River and North-West Rebellions and the Fur Trade will give you more information on these topics.

British Columbia Historical Source Material

Recommended Books and Maps

See our Honouring Our First Nations Veterans list for more recommended fiction, web resources, and history of First Nations members of the Canadian Armed Forces.

Useful Websites