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History Research Guide: Indigenous sources for historians

Indigenous resources for UWaterloo historians

The sections on this page point to resources relating to the history of First Nations, Inuit, and Métis peoples. The geographic and temporal coverage focus mainly but not exclusively on what is now Canada from the time of colonial settlement.

The sections cover:

  • The Haldimand Treaty of 1784
  • Article and book (secondary) sources
    • via databases
    • by Indigenous historians
  • Primary sources
  • Find more: Indigenous Research guide (a library guide for all disciplines)

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Contact Jane Forgay, History Librarian with any recommendations.

The Haldimand Treaty of 1784

2 photographs of maps showing the land promised to the Six Nations: Six miles on either side of the Grand River
Ken Whytock: "A pair of Haldimand Tract maps" CC license

Databases relating to Indigenous studies

This list of over 20 databases covers a mix of scholarly and primary sources across many disciplines and timeframes.

Find more ... Indigenous Research guide

This guide is underdevelopment. Stay tuned.

Sources for Indigenous historians' perspectives

Indigenous peoples in Canada: primary sources