Category Archives: Indigenous Ground Floor Display

Indigenous Storywork and Literatures

This month’s Indigenous display is focused on Indigenous Literatures and Storywork. All of the books in the display were written and curated by writers with the firm belief that stories have the power to effect personal, political and social change. … Continue reading

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Ontario Treaty Recognition Week

November 4 – 8, 2019 is Treaty Recognition Week in Ontario. This is part of a series of days bringing awareness to Indigenous issues known as Indigenous Education Month. OISE Library has a number of valuable materials for K-12, postsecondary … Continue reading

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Indigenous Histories

This October, our Ground Floor Display celebrates Indigenous Histories. Describing the events, experiences and heritage of Indigenous Peoples in Canada, this month’s collection includes narratives, biographies and creation stories from Indigenous authors, as well as resources on treaties and historic … Continue reading

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Indigenous Science Literacy Week: Oceans, Water and Lakes.

This month’s Indigenous display features works in line with the Science Literacy Week theme of Oceans, Water and Lakes. Water and Waterscapes play an  important role in Indigenous life and cultures. They are often at the centre of lifeways, and … Continue reading

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Indigenous Futurisms

This month’s Indigenous display features works on Indigenous futurisms. This genre, explored through a variety of mediums including literature, art, film, and music, expresses Indigenous identity by exploring possible or potential futures for Indigenous peoples. Though many works of Indigenous … Continue reading

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