Answered By: Kealin McCabe Last Updated: Jun 05, 2020 Views: 45
To research a First Nations leader a good place to start is in these databases:
- Canadian Business And Current Affairs Reference
- Bibliography of Native North Americans
- Our newspaper databases
You may also want to look in our catalogue for books on different First Nations leaders.
Example: Dr. Nadine Caron
Here is an example that might be helpful. If you are looking for information relating to an individual, in this instance Dr. Nadine Caron, the library's general search can be a great resource.
The library's general search will allow you to search her name to retrieve research articles that she has written. This does not mean that you have to read all of the articles, but it will give you an idea of the type of research she conducts.
Google is also a great resource! I know it seems like the opposite of what a librarian would tell you, but it is a great resource when trying to get an idea about a person and their accomplishments.
There are a number of great websites out there like outlining her many accomplishments:
If at any point you get stuck be sure to email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.