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Browse the catalog for Aboriginal musicians and albums and see the Award Winners from the 2012 APCMA.image


Also checkout the Manito Ahbee Festival for All Nations





image Aboriginal Water Rights in Canada: a Study of Aboriginal Title to Water and Indian Water Rights by Richard H. Bartlett

image Anishnaabe World: a Survival Guide to Building Bridges Between Canada and First Nations by Roger Spielmann


image Beyond Blood: Rethinking Indigenous Identity by Pamela D. Palmater


image Centering Anishinaabeg Studies: Understanding the World through Stories, edited by Jill Doerfler, Niigaanwewidam James Sinclair and Heidi Kiiwetinpinesiik Stark


image Coyote Medicine: Lessons from Native American Healing by Lewis Mehl-Madrona, M.D.


imageCrazy DaveimageThink Indian: Languages are Beyond Price by Basil Johnston


image For King and Kanata by Timothy C. Winegard

imageThe Four Hills of Life: Ojibwe Wisdom by Thomas Peacock


image From Wooden Ploughs to Welfare: Why Indian Policy Failed in the Prairie Provinces by Helen Buckley


image Hidden in Plain Sight: Contributions of Aboriginal Peoples to Canadian Identity and Culture, edited by David R. Newhouse, Cora J. Voyageur, and Dan Beavon


Cover of Invisible Women Invisible Women: WW II Aboriginal Servicewomen in Canada by Grace Poulin


imageThe Ojibwa Dance Drum: its History and Construction by Thomas Vennum

imageOne Native Life, imageIndian Horse by Richard Wagamese

imageStrength of the Earth: Ojibwe Uses of Native Plants, imageChippewa Customs by Frances Densmore


image Te Bwe Win: Truth by Ron Geyshick


imageTreaty No.9: Making the Agreement to Share the Land in Far Northern Ontario in 1905 by John S. Long

imageWhen the Spirits Dance by Larry Loyie


image Where the Pavement Ends: Canada's Aboriginal Recovery Movement and the Urgent Need for Reconciliation by Marie Wadden






Watch the Sleeping Giant awake!

imageVisit our Kids' Space for information about Joe McLellan's visit!

Aboriginal Writing Challenges:



Click on these search terms for specific areas of interest within the Thunder Bay Public Library catalogue:

Ojibway Indians
Ojibway Indians -- Social Conditions
Ojibway Indians -- History 
Indian Dance -- North America
Indians of North America -- Religion 

*For more information on the assigned subject headings, please refer to Library and Archives Canada's Canadian Subject Headings.


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