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Research Guides

Indigenous Studies

This guide is a starting point to find research in Indigenous Studies. It is meant primarily to assist students from the Centre for Indigenous Studies, but may be of use to students looking for Indigenous Research in general.

National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls

The National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls began in 2016 and released its final report in 2019. It was the result of decades of advocacy by Indigenous women, girls and Two Spirit people. The Inquiry investigated the mass disappearance of Indigenous women and girls and concluded that their disappearances and the inaction of Canada was genocide.

United Nations Declaration on the Right of Indigenous Peoples

The United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples was a formal declaration passed by the United Nations General Assembly in 2007. Canada officially adopted the Declaration in 2016.