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First Nations Health & Wellness: Library Info

Selected search strategies and information resources related to Indigenous health and wellness

Introduction: First Nations Health & Wellness

Welcome to VIU Library's research guide, First Nations Health & Wellness.

This guide offers assistance about how to find books, journal articles, and additional information resources related to health, wellness, and Indigenous peoples.

LibrarySearch: Find articles, books and more

Use LibrarySearch to discover books, articles and more. Enter words that describe your topic:  

For a broad First Nations search, try this search query: 

("first nations" OR aboriginal OR indigenous OR "indians of north america" OR "native peoples")

For a broad Metis search, try this search query:

(metis OR "mixed race" OR "non-status indian" OR "road allowance people" OR halfbreed OR "half breed" OR "mixed blood" OR "mixed descent" OR michif)

See also: First Nations Names Authority List for BC from Xwi7xwa Library at UBC.

Video tutorials:


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