In order to collect resources you will need to have captured the village. To capture a village you need to use Imperial points and click on 'attempt capture'.
Village can only be captured when they are adjacent to your Cities or another Captured target.
In order to Capture a village, Imperial points are required. There is a threshold for the Imperial points, over 10 imperial points are required to take the village, if another player has not tried to use Imperial points to take the village.