// Skip to main content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.
Banner Image

Indigenous Education Sources: Student Resources

Indigenous Education (IE@nc)


Indigenous Education Mission

Our mission is to provide academic and culture support, in a culturally sensitive manner, and encourage Indigenous student success. For more information about our supports for Indigenous students as well as upcoming on-campus events, please visit our website.

Welland - L201

Niagara on the Lake - N003

Please note the Indigenous Lounges on campus are currently closed.  Visit us in our Virtual Lounges via MS Teams at:






Crisis Resources (24 Hours a day, 7 days a week)

First Nations and Inuit Hope for Wellness Help Line

The Hope for Wellness Help Line offers immediate help to all Indigenous peoples across Canada, offering counselling and crisis intervention services. Phone and chat services are available in English and French. Phone counselling is available in Cree, Ojibway, and Inuktitut.



Indian Residential School Crisis Line

A National Residential Crisis Line has been set up to provide emotional support and crisis referral services for former students and those who need it.


Six Nations Crisis Services (Six Nations / New Credit area only)



Online Resources

Niagara Holistic Wellness Portal

Inspired by the Aboriginal concept of the Medicine Wheel, this is a resource tool for students to use to gather information about mental health and wellness, reflect upon their own emotional well-being, and learn about local resources which are available to them. This sit serves as a tool for students to gather information and resources for themselves, or for friends and family.


We Matter Campaign

We Matter is an Indigenous-led and nationally registered non-profit organization that is committed to Indigenous youth empowerment, hope and life promotion.

Informit - Indigenous Collection Database -- Trial

The Informit Indigenous Collection offers a variety of content on both historical and topical issues within Indigenous studies.  Readily available, the multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary framework encompasses anthropology, community development, cultural studies, economics, education, health, history, human geography, law and land rights, literature, politics, policymaking, (post)colonial studies, psychology, race studies, sociology and visual and performing arts.

Please use the following login information:
Username: niagara
Password: trial

Privacy information

Staff Libraryh3lp login

Staff video chat login