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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 #21683

Indian chiefs council, VPL #21683, November 12, 1923, Dominion Photo Co.

The Vancouver Public Library has extensive resources on B.C. Indigenous peoples' land claims, treaties and related topics. This guide is designed to help you begin your research and use Library resources effectively.

Northwest History Index

This card index in Special Collection provides access to the Northwest History Collection, a heritage collection covering the early history and exploration of British Columbia and the Pacific Northwest.

The collection includes:

  • magazine and newspaper articles
  • pamphlets
  • books
  • chapters in books
  • many other resources
As of August 1998, no new material has been added to the Northwest History Index. It is continued by the British Columbia Index.

Recommended Books

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