Learn More About National Indigenous History Month through Trying

Check out these creative and interactive resources to help you get involved and commemorate National Indigenous History Month 2021 and National Indigenous Peoples Day.

How you can learn

Map room

Find a map or geospatial dataset about First Nations, Inuit and Métis communities or the North, available as either web-based interactive maps or static maps that can be downloaded and printed.

Project Naming

Share your knowledge and help Library and Archives Canada get to know the names of people, activities, events or places depicted in photographs.

Residential School Records Resources

Resources held by Library and Archives Canada to help you conduct research on Residential Schools.

Content warning: This material contains information regarding Residential Schools, which some may find distressing. If you require support, please note that there are resources available. Click here for more information.

More First Nations resources


This video series celebrates the cultural significance of Fry Bread by sharing cooking techniques, recipes and stories.

Morning Star – Gambeh Then'

Explore Alex Janvier's masterpiece Morning Star, which adorns the dome in the ceiling of the Haida Gwaii Salon of the Canadian History Museum.

More Inuit resources

Anaana's Tent

Explore this educational preschool television series that aims to prepare young children for their first years at school by promoting early literacy, math skills and social skills.

More Métis resources


Prepare this staple food, as cooked by Métis interpreters at Parks Canada's Rocky Mountain House National Historic Site.

Métis-style beadwork

Try your hand at one of these beautiful and elaborate floral beadwork designs provided by the Canadian Museum of History.

Join the learning journey

Visit our other commemorative pages:

Be sure to check out all of the National Indigenous Peoples Day virtual activities happening across the country through Celebrate Canada!

For more information on First Nations, Inuit and Métis-led activities, please visit the official pages for National Indigenous Organizations:

Join the conversation

Don't forget to share your recognition on social media with our downloadable promotional resources.

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