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Indigenous Voices at Digital Kingston

Indigenous Voices at Digital Kingston

Listen to oral histories that describe the history of the Kataroh:kwi region as told by its Indigenous people at Digital Kingston.

Indigenous Resources & Services

Indigenous Resources & Services

Explore Indigenous resources located through the KFPL website, and find links a variety of local and national Indigenous organizations.

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Honouring Indigenous Veterans Day

November 8 is Indigenous Veterans Day. Indigenous Peoples have worked within and alongside Canadian forces for over two hundred years. Today, we recognize the immeasurable contributions of past and present Indigenous service members to safeguarding Canada and populations worldwide. Check out this book list to learn more. 

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Celebrate Inuit Day

Inuit Day, or International Circumpolar Inuit Day, is celebrated on November 7 of each year. This day commemorates the current and historical cultural contributions of the world’s Inuit communities. Celebrate and learn about the Inuit and amplify their voices with these selections!

Little Bear in Foster Care, We Dream Medicine Dreams, and Indigenomics. Text reads First Nations Communities READ.

Enjoy the First Nations Communities READS winners and longlist!

First Nation Communities READ (FNCR) recognizes authors throughout our continent's diverse Indigenous communities. For nearly twenty years, this initiative has increased awareness of Indigenous teachings, cultures and worldviews and the value of storytelling across Turtle Island. 

Enjoy the winning titles in the Children’s and Young Adult/Adult categories (the first three in this list), chosen by a jury of Indigenous librarians from across Ontario. Explore the full YA/Adult list and children’s list.

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Honouring the lives of missing and murdered Indigenous women, girls and 2SLGBTQIA+ people

October 4 is Sisters in Spirit Day, honouring the lives of missing and murdered Indigenous women, gender-diverse, Two Spirit, and transgender people.

Indigenous women, girls, transgender, gender-diverse, and Two-Spirit people continue to go missing and are murdered at an alarming and disproportionate rate. - Safe Passage, NWAC

Take the time to learn about this challenging topic and how you can support affected communities.  

Read profiles of missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls with CBC’s Case Explorer.

The MMIWG support line, at 1-844-413-6649, provides 24/7 support to the family, friends, and community members impacted by the loss of a missing or murdered Indigenous woman, girl, transgender person or Two Spirit person.