First Peoples of the North

First Peoples of the North

New! 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 106 results

  • Aboriginal Populations : Social, Demographic, and Epidemiological Perspectives

    Laval | McGill

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

    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: 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

    Laval | McGill

    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
    Print Document, Humanities and Social Sciences
    Subjects: Indigenous peoples, Cree, Cree dictionary, Cree language
    Alberta elders' Cree dictionary

  • America: History & Life

    Laval | McGill

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

  • An Encyclopedia of Inuit traditional life (Sivulitta piusituqangit)

    Laval | McGill

    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

  • Anthropology Plus

    Laval | McGill

    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

  • Arctic and Antarctic Regions

    Laval | McGill

    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 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

  • 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

  • Atlas de la population indienne inscrite au Québec (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 des peuples autochtones du Canada

    BAnQ | Laval

    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): *** 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, 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

    Laval

    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): *** General Public ***, Maps and Atlases, Circumpolar North, *** Maps, Atlases and Geospatial Data ***, Maps and Atlases, Circumpolar North, *** First Peoples of the North ***, Maps, Atlases, and Geospatial Data, Map 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 linguistique algonquien

    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

  • Atlas of Indian nations

    Laval (Print Document) | 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 the North American Indian

    Laval | McGill

    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): *** 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, Humanities and Social Sciences
    Subjects: Alaska, Atlas, Indigenous peoples, Maps, Northern Canada

  • Autochtonia

    Available to all

    Articles, books, briefs, theses, and research reports on the Indigenous peoples of Quebec (in French only). Some publications are freely available.

    Collection(s): *** Databases ***, Natural Sciences, Health Sciences, Humanities and Social Sciences, *** First Peoples of the North ***, Databases
    Free - Open Access, Free - Reference only, Health Sciences, Humanities and Social Sciences, Natural Sciences
    Subjects: Indigenous peoples, Northern Quebec

  • Avataq Cultural Institute

    Available to all

    Three separate collections are available through the website: an archeology collection, an art and artifact collection, and archives of drawings, historical photos, and oral histories. The institute also houses a library that holds more than 4,000 publications, mostly concerning Nunavik, as well as information about other Arctic regions and indigenous peoples.

    Collection(s): *** Archives and Primary Sources ***, *** First Peoples of the North ***, Archives and Primary Sources
    Free - Open Access, Humanities and Social Sciences
    Subjects: Archeology, Artifacts, Arts, Inuit, Nunavik
    Page d'accueil

  • Bibliography of Native North Americans

    Laval | McGill

    Database containing over 300,000 records of journal articles, books, and government reports on Indigenous issues, including the themes of history, archeology, culture, governance, and intercultural relations. Its controlled vocabulary allows users to search by geographic region or Indigenous nation.

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

  • Bulletin statistique régional 2017 - Nord-du-Québec (Institut de la statistique du Québec)

    Available to all

    Socio-economic statistics on northern Quebec.

    Collection(s): *** Statistics ***, Socio-economic Statistics, Others, *** First Peoples of the North ***, Statistics
    Free - Open Access, Humanities and Social Sciences
    Subjects: Economy, Education, Northern Quebec, Demographic statistics, Socio-economic statistics
    Bulletin statistique régional 2017 - Nord-du-Québec

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