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Indigenous Education K-12

How to find Indigenous Children's Books

There is an extensive collection of Indigenous Children's Literature at both the Education Library (Thunder Bay) and the Education Library (Orillia).   You can locate these titles through Omni using title keywords, author names or with these subject headings:

Indians of North America - Juvenile literature (includes informational, non-fiction books)
Indians of North America - Juvenile fiction (includes picture books, young adult titles, graphic novels)
Native Peoples - Canada - Juvenile fiction
Children's Stories, Ojibway

You may also wish to consult these lists which will help you to identify Indigenous Children's books. Check Omni for availability through the libraries at Lakehead University. If not available, let the library staff know:

In the boxes below you will find a selection of Children's books by topic:


Residential Schools

Indigenous Knowledge / Ways of Knowing