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Aboriginal Topics - An Introduction

Key Books to Start your Research

New Video in the Collection


Journals and Databases

Government and Community Reports and Statistics

Government of Canada Reports

Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada - Publication Catalogue

Health Canada First Nations & Métis - Reports and Publications

Residential Schools Truth and Reconciliation

Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada (including Final Report)

National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation - University of Manitoba, includes reports, photos and witness statements

Residential Schools: A Sad Chapter in Canadian History - From Curio, includes reports, witness statements and photos. 


Statistics Canada - Aboriginal Peoples 

Data and statistical reports from the Government of Canada, including the:

Aboriginal People at a Glance

Community and Organization Reports

Aboriginal Community Organizations

Aboriginal Healing Foundation - Publications

Assembly of First Nations

Centre for First Nation Governance - Reports and Publications

First Nations Child & Family Caring Society of Canada - Reports and Publications

National Collaborating Centre for Indigenous Health (NCCIH)


Political Think-Tanks

Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives - Aboriginal Issues - Publications and Studies

Fraser Institute - Aboriginal Policy

Current Reports (2015)

TRC Findings title pageTruth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada (2015). Honouring the Truth, Reconciling for the Future Summary of the Final Report of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada. 

The Jordan’s Principle Working Group (2015) Without denial, delay, or disruption: Ensuring First Nations children’s access to equitable services through Jordan’s Principle. Ottawa, ON: Assembly of First Nations.

Allan, B. & Smylie, J. (2015). First People, Second Class Treatment: The role of racism in the health and well-being of Indigenous peoples in Canada. Toronto, ON: the Wellesley Institute. 

Works by Ryerson Researchers

Current publications 2015

Journey to healing: Aboriginal people with addictions and mental health issues.
By Peter Menzies., & Lynn F Lavallée. (2014)
Toronto: Centre for Addiction and Mental Health

Grannies, Elders, and Friends: Aging Aboriginal Women in Toronto
Cyndy Baskin , Caitlin J. Davey

Journal of Gerontological Social Work   Vol. 58, Iss. 1, 2015

Ryerson Authors and their Works

Cyndy Baskin (Social Work)

Hayden King (Politics and Public Administration)

Lynn F Lavallée (Social Work )

Pamela Palmater (Politics and Public Administration)

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