Library Creates Indigenous Knowledge Centres

Your Thunder Bay Public Library is creating an Indigenous Knowledge Centre at each branch. Although it is still in progress as we are selecting new books and other materials for it and working with the Indigenous Advisory Council and Liaison to design the spaces to include artwork, treaty maps and other key elements, the basic... Continue Reading →

An Indigenous Partnership: A Shared Community Hub

Decolonization is a necessary process for creating community led and needs based public libraries. Partnerships with Indigenous organizations are a step towards decolonization. Partnerships transform strategies, structures and systems and challenge the organizational culture. At Thunder Bay Public Library (TBPL) decolonization is an outcome of our Reconciliation and Relationship Building Strategy and Action Plan. This... Continue Reading →

Indigenous Knowledge Centres @ Your Library

Your Thunder Bay Public Library is responding to the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation’s calls to action in many ways.  We have made it part of our strategic plan and are taking action on many fronts. With the indispensible guidance of our Indigenous Liaison Robyn Medicine, and in consultation with the Indigenous Advisory Group... Continue Reading →

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