Getting to know Indigenous people of Canada

There are many educational websites that provide information about Indigenous people.  There are also many websites that, unfortunately, perpetuate false information, stereotypes, and cultural appropriation. As it is with all web-based searching, one must be cognizant of the author and their biases.  Here are some examples of websites you may want to explore:

Indigenous Knowledge sharing webinars-free,

Southern Ontario Aboriginal Health/Access Centre (SOAHAC)

Indigenous Justice Division staff Jessica Ford and Kirsten Manley-Casimir:

The Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada

Mother-Daughter Interview on effects of Residential School, Anishnabek Nation:

Historica Canada Heritage Minute on Chanie Wenjack

General History and Recommendations to Renewing Relationships

The Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples (report):

Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls

Stolen Sisters Report by Amnesty International (report):

Educational Videos on various issues affecting Indigenous Peoples

BearPaw Productions, a division of Native Counselling Service of Alberta:

Some organizations that have many research reports include:

  • The Assembly of First Nations
  • Ontario Federation of Indigenous Friendship Centres
  • Native Women’s Association of Canada
  • Ontario Native Women’s Association
  • Métis Nation of Ontario
  • Tungasuvvingat Inuit