Required Texts Available Online (Click links below):
1. Alberta. Aboriginal Services Branch, & Alberta. Learning and Teaching Resources Branch. (2005). Our words, our ways: Teaching First Nations, Métis and Inuit learners. Edmonton, AB: Aboriginal Services Branch, Alberta Education.
2. Smith, Dawn, Colleen Varcoe, and Nancy Edwards. "Turning Around The Intergenerational Impact Of Residential Schools On Aboriginal People: Implications For Health Policy And Practice." Canadian Journal Of Nursing Research 37.4 (2005): 38-60. Full-text online copy available here or through UR Courses.
You can use this process to search for children’s books in any online library catalogue. To search the University of Regina’s library collections, do the following:
If you are interested in advanced searching techniques, watch this video tutorial on Boolean searching.
Not all children's books on Indigenous topics may be suitable for all audiences. Some may include outdated language, questionable content, or unfortunately even racist perspectives. FNUniv library staff do their best to identify "questionable content" but the following resources may be helpful in helping you make your own decisions.
If you come across children's books in our collections that you believe include "questionable content" please bring them to the attention of library staff.
2. Popular Subject Search LibGuide (First Nations University Library)
5. Office of the Treaty Commissioner - Sign-up for free online to access teaching resources about treaties
Research is a process, not a product. Researching is like unraveling a mystery, looking for hidden treasure, or solving a crime. Many times you will not find the information you need in the first place you look. Always remember: it takes time to locate good information!
Inter-Library Loans (ILL)
If there's a book or journal article that you'd like to access that is not held in the collections of FNUniv, U of R, Luther, or Campion libraries, you have the option of submitting an inter-library loan request (ILL). To do so, fill-out an ILL request form here.
COPPUL Reciprocal Borrowing Card
If you wish to go directly to another Canadian university library, rather than use the inter-library loan service, you will first need to acquire a COPPUL reciprocal borrowing card, subject to the following agreement: Canadian University Reciprocal Borrowing Agreement. To obtain a COPPUL card, you will need to contact Carol MacDonald at the University of Regina Library, EMail: firstname.lastname@example.org , Phone: 306-585-4015.