The National Inquiry’s Final Report reveals that persistent and deliberate human and Indigenous rights violations and abuses are the root cause behind Canada’s staggering rates of violence against Indigenous women, girls and 2SLGBTQQIA people. The two volume report calls for transformative legal and social changes to resolve the crisis that has devastated Indigenous communities across the country.
Library and Archives Canada (LAC) increases access to Indigenous-related content in its collection and supports Indigenous communities to preserve First Nations, Inuit and Métis Nation cultures and languages. -- website
Shelly Johnson, Canada Research Chair in Indigenizing Higher Education and Associate Professor at TRU, describes her research and provides a bibliography and other resources on indigenizing higher education.
This is an archived website. The Aboriginal Healing Foundation was created on March 31, 1998 and provided $350 million by the federal government of Canada to encourage and support community-developed, community-delivered and culturally-based initiatives addressing the intergenerational effects of abuses suffered in the Indian Residential School System. Ceased operations in September 2014.
The First Nations principles of OCAP® are a set of standards that establish how First Nations data should be collected, protected, used, or shared. They are the de facto standard for how to conduct research with First Nations.
First Peoples: A Guide for Newcomers aims to fill the need for clear
information in simple language about the First Peoples in Vancouver. It
introduces newcomers to three important topics: who are Aboriginal
people (or First Peoples) in Vancouver and Canada; a brief overview of
the relationship between the Government of Canada and First Peoples;
and current initiatives and ways for newcomers to learn more
about Aboriginal people in the community.-- Introduction.
"NMAI has one of the most extensive collections of Native arts and artifacts in the world, as well as photographic, manuscript, and media collections, covering all culture areas of the Americas from past to present. Representative images of objects from these collections are searchable by Peoples/Cultures, Artists, Individuals, Places, and features; extensive metadata includes artist notes, media/materials, technique, dimensions, and provenance. The site also provides information on the significance, history, and conservation of collections, and NMAI's collaborative approach to repatriation." from Choice Reviews Online, November 2015
IWGIA is an international, non-governmental organization that supports indigenous peoples' rights. Provides resources on human rights, environment and development; culture and identity; indigenous groups around the world.
150 Years and Counting (150YC) is a new open-access, multi-media resource that documents how this recent cycle of anti-racist activism is part of a broader history of Indigenous, Black and other racialized communities challenging white supremacy for over 150 years – particularly since 1871 when BC joined Canada. Co-authored by activists & scholars from diverse communities, this resource will assist anti-racist educators, teachers, scholars, and policymakers in piercing the silences that too often have let racism fester in communities, corporations, and governments.