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Indigenous Collection Highlights


This page highlights resources authored by Western University researchers, available through Scholarship@Western.

Scholarship@Western, Western's institutional repository, collects, disseminates, archives, and preserves a variety of materials created or sponsored by Western University. Scholarship@Western facilitates knowledge sharing and promotes open access to the academic and professional achievements of members of the Western community.

Electronic Theses and Dissertations

The Electronic Theses and Dissertation Repository provides free access to theses and dissertations created by the Western Community.  

Theses and Dissertations can be browsed by year or searched by keyword.  A useful search might be Indigenous OR "First nations" OR Inuit, with additional keywords added to narrow by topic.

Relevant journals published by Western

Articles, Chapters, and Presentations

To find journal articles, dissertations, and other presentations, search the repository or use Browse Authors and Works by Discipline.  Scholarship@Western has three discipline areas specific to Indigenous issues:

However, many papers fall into interdisciplinary fields and fall under categories such as "Other History" or "Other Public Health".  Keyword searching can be more useful. 

For example: Searching the phrase indigenous health returns several hundred results that can then be narrowed down using the left sidebar:




For collection suggestions or more information about Indigenous collections at Western or the Affiliates, contact:

Western Libraries: 

Elizabeth Mantz

Brescia Beryl Ivey Library
Huron Melanie Mills
King's King's Reference
St. Peter's Jordan Patterson

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