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 Justice Division staff Jessica Ford and Kirsten Manley-Casimir:

http://prezi.com/d915nswjtf_k/?utm_campaign=share&utm_medium=copy

The Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada  http://www.trc.ca/websites/trcinstitution/index.php?p=3

Mother-Daughter Interview on effects of Residential School, Anishnabek Nation:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v2QlRj5tSqc

Historica Canada Heritage Minute on Chanie Wenjack
https://www.historicacanada.ca/content/heritage-minutes/chanie-wenjack?media_type=41&media_category

General History and Recommendations to Renewing Relationships

The Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples (report): https://www.aadnc-aandc.gc.ca/eng/1307458586498/1307458751962

Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls

Stolen Sisters Report by Amnesty International (report):https://www.amnesty.ca/sites/amnesty/files/amr200032004enstolensisters.pdf

Educational Videos on various issues affecting Indigenous Peoples

BearPaw Productions, a division of Native Counselling Service of Alberta:http://ncsa.libguides.com/bearpawvideos

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

Books:

https://btlbooks.com/books/c/indigenous-studies