VIRL's Indigenous Collection
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First Nations House of Learning
First Nations House of Learning (Xwi7xwa) provides access to statistics, languages, and more.
First Voices Language Archive
Thousands of text entries in many diverse Aboriginal writing systems, enhanced with sounds, pictures, and videos.
Indigenous People of North America
Indigenous Peoples: North America sources collections from across Canadian and American institutions, providing insight into the cultural, political and social history of Native Peoples from the seventeenth into the twentieth century.
Kanopy is a video streaming platform for libraries with one of the largest and most unique collections in the world. It features more than 26,000 movies, documentaries, and indie and foreign films from hundreds of producers, including The Criterion Collection, The Great Courses, Kino Lorber, PBS and thousands of independent filmmakers. Some popular film subjects that are included are Indigenous Studies, Health Studies (mental, child or sport & fitness), LGBTQ Stories, Photography, Career Development, Journalism and much more!
KnowBC (in-branch only)
KnowBC includes the Encyclopedia of British Columbia, and many other great Pacific Northwest Coast publications like Marine Life of the Pacific Northwest: A Photographic Encyclopedia of Invertebrates, Seaweeds and Selected Fishes, The Encyclopedia of Raincoast Place Names, the full text of Raincoast Chronicles 20: Lilies and Fireweed: Frontier Women ofBritish Columbia, Far West: The Story of British Columbia, and a provincial history for younger readers, KnowBC Blog.
Points to the Past
The University of Victoria Libraries, University of British Columbia Library, and Simon Fraser University have worked in collaboration with Gale, part of Cengage Learning, to offer all BC Residents access to searchable primary source material, including maps, photos, newspapers, manuscripts, pamphlets, portraits, sermons, poems, and more.