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Aboriginal Filmmakers: Books & Media

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Finding Books & Videos About Aboriginal Films and Filmmakers

Try these basic strategies to begin your research in the UBC Library Catalogue:Keyword Searches

Combine Keywords relating to to the concept of Aboriginal identity AND Keywords about film:

  • "First Nations"
  • Indigenous
  • Aboriginal
  • Indian
  • Native
  • Inuit
AND
 
  • Filmmaker?
  • Aesthetic
  • Cinema?
  • "motion picture producer
  • director?
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Xwi7xwa cataloguing note

Some Aboriginal films at Xwi7xwa Library can be found by searching for "First Nations author" and filtering for Videorecordings.

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Tips for Successful Searches

  • Subject headings are a tool that libraries use to help researchers find similar materials.  Spend a few minutes exploring them when you find a book in the catalogue that supports your research.

  • Some Aboriginal films at Xwi7xwa Library can be found by searching for "First Nations author" and filtering for Videorecordings.

  • Use quotation marks to search for a phrase
       Example: "first nations", "residential school"
    Use a question mark to truncate a term to search words with the same stem.
       Example: aborig? searches aboriginal, aboriginals, aboriginality, etc

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