Indigenous & Anishinaabek Community Pages


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‘We acknowledge that the City of Thunder Bay has been built on the traditional territory of Fort William First Nation, signatory to the Robinson Superior Treaty of 1850. We also recognize the contributions made to our community by the Métis people.' Thunder Bay Public Library

Check out the Canadian Federation of Library Associations Truth & Reconciliation Committee Report and Recommendations and the Indigenous Resource Centre which they have set up online.

The Thunder Bay Public Library Board has endorsed this report and recommendations and produced its own Relationship Building and Reconciliation action plan based on the results of the Truth and Reconciliation Commissions 94 Calls to Action and the Seven Youth Inquest.

Visit our Indigenous Culture page for links to Indigenous language portals and official artists pages. 

Visit our Indigenous History page for important historical links.

Visit our Indigenous Authors page for information about key artists and links to our collection.

Visit our Indigenous Literature page for links to some of the Adult books we have in our catalogue along with information on First Nations Communities Read and some Indigenous Writing Challenges.

Visit our Indigenous News page for links to First Nations, Inuit, and Metis news outlets.

Visit our Indigenous Organizations page for links to various Indigenous organizations, as well as links to business, government, education, and health organizations that First Nations, Inuit, and Metis may find beneficial.

Visit our Indigenous Recreation page for links to Indigenous music, sports, and video.

If you're looking for information on Indigenous Genealogy, please contact Reference Services at


medicine_wheel  Indigenous Advisory Council



Meetings are held the last Tuesday of each month in the Brodie Indigenous Knowledge Centre at 6pm, unless it falls on a holiday then it will be moved to the previous Tuesday.

November 28, 2023

December 14, 2023

If you are looking for information on the Indigenous Advisory Council, please contact Robyn M., Community Hub Librarian - Indigenous Relationships Supervisor, at or call 807-345-8275 ext. 7252.