Welcome, Aanii, Boozhoo, Gdi-Mokaagoom, Kwey Kwey, Ninaskomitin, Shé:kon,Tungasugit, Tanshi, Tansi!
This guide is being developed jointly by Indigenous students from the Graduate Students Association, the Office of Research, and the Library. It is intended to help UWaterloo researchers identify Indigenous-related resources that have been marginalized, erased, and ignored because of dominant Western practices in education, scholarship, and library science.
Our goals in creating this guide are to advance decolonization efforts within the Library and highlight Indigenous research, voices, and ways of knowing by:
This guide is a work in progress, a resource that will be shaped on an ongoing basis by the expectations, needs, and interests of people who use it. It will be formally reviewed annually.
Ken Whytock: "A pair of Haldimand Tract maps" CC license
The University of Waterloo acknowledges that much of our work takes place on the traditional territory of the Neutral, Anishinaabe and Haudenosaunee peoples. Our main campus is situated on the Haldimand Tract, the land granted to the Six Nations that includes six miles on each side of the Grand River.
We have benefited from several Indigenous studies guides and websites:
Anushik, Miigwech, Nia:wen, Naqumik, Thank you
The first iteration of this guide (2021) was the result of collaboration among the following team: