Language is more than what we use to communicate. Through language, we begin to understand each other, and the land that we live on.
Through the Original Voices website, CBC is highlighting a few of the many diverse Indigenous languages that exist across the country.
In the Indigenous Perspectives podcast, public servants give voice to diverse experiences — and struggles — around what it means to be Indigenous.
Discussions about the legacies of history, the role of culture in the workplace, and how to move forward on reconciliation shed light on the varied factors that motivate Indigenous people to join, and stay, in the Public Service.
The Reconciliation and Responsible Investment Initiative released Advancing Reconciliation in Canada: A Guide for Investors, outlines five tangible steps that institutional investors can take to make economic reconciliation an integrated part of their practice.
The final report of the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls has two-volumes, calls for transformative legal and social changes, and delivers 231 individual Calls for Justice.
At the American Museum of Natural History, museum staff updated a display with labels, summarizing various issues. They were carefully chosen after a research process that took most of 2018. The largest one, visible from a distance, invites visitors to “reconsider this scene.”
This process was detailed in a New York Times article: What’s Wrong With This Diorama? You Can Read All About It
The Truth and Reconciliation Commission Call to Action #92 outlines ways in which the business sector can and should develop reconciliation strategies. Indigenous Corporate Training Inc. has created three elements for developing Reconciliation strategies for business
An article in Walrus magazine looks at the destruction of Indigenous food systems and asks what would it take to restore them.
The Montreal Urban Aboriginal Network launched the Indigenous Ally toolkit in English and in French. Being an ally is about creating safe spaces by educating others on the realities and histories of marginalized people. The toolkit provides suggested steps and self-reflections for people who want to be an ally.
THE GATHERING Educators from North West Community College/University of Regina Community-Based Masters Program have compiled First Nations, Metis, and Inuit (FNMI) teaching resources that can be adapted for all students. While the website is focused on teachers, anyone starting their Reconciliation journey will find this to be a useful tool!
Search out Indigenous economic development networks in your community and find ways to stay informed through their communication platforms. The newsletter from the Saskatchewan First Nations Economic Development Network is an excellent source.