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Research Guides

The Indigenous History of Tkaronto

Tkaronto or what is commonly referred to as Toronto has a rich Indigenous past and present.


This section includes a few academic titles specifically relating to the Indigenous history of Toronto. 

Creation Stories

This section includes a sample of creation stories from the nations whose traditional territory is in the Toronto and Eastern Great Lakes region. 

Peter Jones / Kahkewaquonaby

Peter Jones, Kahkewaquonaby, was an important figure in the history of the Toronto region. The Pratt Library holds a collection of his records.