What Non-Indigenous Canadians need to know
“Eddy Robinson is an educator on Indigenous issues. In this web series called “First Things First”, Robinson explains why asking “How Can I Help?” is not the right question.”
Why do Indigenous topics cause such emotional discomfort?
“In her university-level classes, Pam Palmater often sees students cry, get angry, or surprised at the realities of racism in Canada. In this web series called “First Things First,” Palmater explains how to handle emotions in difficult conversations.”
Is it really genocide? In Canada?
“We’re intimately aware of the reality that Canada doesn’t want us to exist. It’s genocide.” In this video, Indigenous activists, artists and journalists Ian Campeau, Sarain Fox, Tanya Talaga, Jesse Wente and Riley Yesno examine the United Nations’ definition of genocide and discuss the final report of the national inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls.”
Indigenous Allyship: An Overview
“This document will act as a resource for non-Indigenous people seeking to become allies to Aboriginal people. To help allies understand the struggle for decolonization and nationhood and what effective allyship to Aboriginal peoples means. The following document will provide a condensed summation of what academic and popular literature has to say about being an ally, including positive practices (what aspiring allies can do) and negative practices (approaches that are discouraged), and will conclude with a list of resources for further learning.”
Indigenous Allyship Resources
“Living hyphen strives to work in solidarity with the struggles of indigenous nations for sovereignty, land, and freedom.”
Empowering the Spirit
“Educational Resource to Support Reconciliation: Grades 1-12 Curricular Resources.”