INDIGENOUS PEOPLES

Below are resources to help you educate yourself on the relationship Canada has with our Indigenous Peoples. From links to workshop designs, we're here to help you start the discussion on race and racialized populations in your congregation and/or community.

Stronger Together

Reconciliation Journey

 

General Resource Lists

GoodMinds

First Nations owned bookstore focusing on First Nations, Inuit and Métis books.

Oneida Language and Cultural Centre

Centre focused on language resources and preservation.

Grand Expressions Self-Guided Tour

Self-guided tour of water themed creations of the Six Nations youth.

Reclaiming Power and Place: The Final Report of the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls

National Inquiry into the Missing and Murder Indigenous Women and Girls.

The final report of the inquiry into missing and murder indigenous women and girls. 

On National Indigenous Peoples Day, June 21, 2020

Written by the ESRJAC and CRJ on the occasion of National Indigenous Peoples Day 2020

Statement from ESRJAC and CRJ on Indigenous Peoples Day.

Resources Prepared by the Circle for Restorative Justice

Compiled by members of the CRJ on the occasion of National Indigenous Peoples Day 2020

Including sermons, land acknowledgements and more!

 

Podcasts & Videos

OUR JOURNEY TO THE GRAND RIVER

Lunch and Learn Video

Presentation by Taylor Gibson of Six Nations Polytechnic

RESERVE 107: RECONCILIATION ON THE PRAIRIES

Video

FROM THE FILM SYNOPSIS: Indigenous rights and title to the land remains a taboo topic for many across Canada, but in the small town of Laird, Saskatchewan, an old injustice is providing new opportunities for dialogue, friendship and a fierce determination to right the wrongs of the past.

THE SECRET LIFE OF CANADA

Podcast

Presented by CBC. A podcast about the history you know and the stories you don't.

 

Books & Articles

Unsettling the Settler Within: Indian Residential Schools, Truth Telling and Reconciliation in Canada

Book

Paulette Regan (2010)

Canada at a Crossroads: Boundaries, Bridges and Laissez-Faire Racism in Indigenous-Settler Relations

Book

Jeffrey Denis (2020)

And Grandma Said: Iroquois Teachings as Passed Down Through the Oral Tradition

Book

Tom Sakokwenionkwas Porter, Bear Clan - Mohawk Nation (2008)

The Clay We Are Made Of: Haudenosaunee Land Tenure on the Grand River

Book

Susan Hill, Wolf Clan - Mohawk Nation (2017)

The Texture of Contact: European and Indian Settler Communities on the Frontiers of Iroquoia, 1667-1783

Book

David Preston (2009)