This page highlights digital Indigenous content that is freely available for anyone to access through UBC Library.
Xwi7xwa regrets that the Aboriginal Community Borrower Card does NOT provide access to most of the Library’s licensed database resources. The Library maintains a list of all databases that are openly accessible. This list is multidisciplinary.
Databases with significant Indigenous Content:
UBC Library’s Open Collections has Indigenous content in the following:
- Verna Kirkness’s Speeches
- Delgamuukw Trial Transcripts
- BC Historical Books
- Uno Langmann Family Collection of BC Photographs (select subject: Indigenous peoples)
- UBC Archives Photographs Collection (search for First Nations, Indigenous, and Aboriginal)
- UBC Faculty Research and Publications (search for First Nations, Indigenous, and Aboriginal)
- Indian Education Newsletter
Irving K. Barber Learning Centre‘s Open Indigenous Content
UBC Library Web Archive Collections
- American Indian Library Association: Subject Access and Classification Committee Subject Headings
- Redwire Magazine
- First Nations Social Development Society
- National Aboriginal Health Organization
- the Scow Institute
Museum of Anthropology (MOA)
For a complete guide to the following resources, please visit the MOA website:
- MOACAT: MOA’s online object catalogue, where the majority of its 40,000 collection records are available for browsing and searching.
- Reciprocal Research Network: an online research environment that provides access to First Nations items from the Northwest Coast and British Columbia. It allows you to search through items from MOA as well as many other institutions.