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Celebrate Canada's First Nations, Métis and Inuit culture heritage and learn about the #Resistance150 movement at branches across the city.

Featured Programs


Indigenous Canada

A 12-week massive open online course (MOOC) exploring Indigenous histories and contemporary issues in Canada. Participants will take the MOOC together in the library with facilitated discussion. Registration required.

FRI OCT 13, 12-8 PM

Indigenous Writers Gathering

Celebrating excellence in Indigenous storytelling and literature, and the lifetime achievements of award-winning author, playwright and filmmaker, Maria Campbell and award-winning poet, Louise Halfe.

MON OCT 23, 7–8 PM

Eating Words

Celebrated chef and author Andrew George Jr. of Wet’suwet’en Nation on modern native cuisine and his food-philosophies.

For Adults and Teens

Learn about the treaties, settlers and #Resistance150, make moccasins and more programs for adults and teens.

For Kids and Families

From Inuit legends to First Nations traditions, enjoy storytelling, music, puppet shows and other fun activities for kids and the whole family.

Recommended Reads

The Native Peoples Collection houses books, CDs, DVDs and language-learning kits, by and about the Native Peoples of North America. Check out our Resist 150 recommended reads featuring books from Indigenous perspectives on Canadian History. Partake in one of the many book club conversations discussing Unsettling Canada.