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Indigenous Language Teaching

Finding Indigenous Language Resources in the Libraries

As a general guide books on Indigenous languages as well as teaching Indigenous languages can be found in these call number areas at the Education Library (Thunder Bay Campus):

  • Cree language 497.323
  • Oji-Cree 497.332
  • Ojibwe 497.333
  • Algonquin 497.334

You may also locate books in the libraries by searching Omni, the library's search tool. For a subject search, use the BASIC Search option, select "Subject Headings" as the search type.  A selection of subject headings is provided below:

  • Ojibwa language
  • Ojibwa language study and teaching
  • Cree language
  • Oji-Cree language

Please ask the library staff for assistance.

Finding Books in the Library (A General Guide)

All books, whether in print or ebook format, can be found by searching Omni, the library's search tool.  If a book is an ebook, you will see [electronic resource] after the title.

In Omni's Advanced Search, you can find books using information from the title or author name:

  • To search using words in a title, from the "any field" drop down menu, select "Title" and enter one word or multiple words from title 
  • To search using the author's name, from the "any field" drop down menu, select "Author" and enter last name followed by first name or initial