Category Archives: Indigenous Ground Floor Display

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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National Indigenous History Month

This June, the Ground Floor Display at the OISE Library highlights Indigenous children’s stories and scholarly material in celebration of National Indigenous History Month. June 21st is also National Indigenous People’s Day, a day for celebrating the heritage, diverse cultures, … Continue reading

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Land-Based Education

Land-based education is about learning from, learning about, and learning for the betterment of the Land on which Indigenous peoples have lived since time immemorial. Indigenous communities across Turtle Island have always had a significant relationship with the environment, and … Continue reading

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