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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.


View of Indian Residential School in Alert Bay

View of Indian Residential School in Alert Bay, VPL #38471, Hugh Weatherby

This guide will help you begin your research and use Library resources to learn more about the Residential School system and its consequences.

The Final Report of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission

Recommended Books

See our Residential School Reading list for more recommended  fiction, theatre, and memoirs that document the experience of students and families victimized by the Canadian residential school system.

Useful Websites