September 30th: A Day for Reflection and Commitment to Change

“Education is what got us into this mess, and education will get us out.” —Murray Sinclair The National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, September 30th, is a response to Call to Action #80 of the Final Report of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission. Chaired by Justice Murray Sinclair, the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) was designed […]

Resources for National Truth and Reconciliation Day/Orange Shirt Day, September 30th*

GENERAL National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada Creating a Climate for Change (First Nations Health Alliance booklet) Lee Maracle on the Impact of Austerity on Indigenous Populations (video) First Nations Child and Family Caring Society Aboriginal People’s Television Network (APTN) Moving to Action: Activating UNDRIP in Canadian Museums (Canadian […]

Indigenization Efforts Vary Widely on Canadian Campuses, Study Finds

The article below appears in the April 16, 2019 issue of University Affairs. Institutions have focused mainly on Indigenous inclusion, but that’s only one end of a spectrum of policies needed for reconciliation, researchers argue. By Natalie Samson When it comes to Indigenization at Canadian universities, most have focused on Indigenous hiring and student recruitment, […]