The Saskatoon Public Library is continually seeking ways to engage and honour Indigenous perspectives to ensure that the library is reflective of the community. They have created a page for reconciliation with information and resourcesRead More
Paths to Explore
- Around the World
- Art & Music
- Cultural Understandings
- Current Events
- Facts & Figures
- Health & Wellness
- Politics & Leaders
- Reconciliation 101
- Residential Schools
- Safe Spaces
- Social Media
- This Land
- True History
- Youth Perspective
Read Seven Fallen Feathers, by Anishinaabe journalist and author Tanya Talaga, which looks into the history of Thunder Bay, a place that has come to manifest Canada’s long struggle with human rights violations against Indigenous communities.
Or read her book that came from her CBC Massey Lectures, All Our Relations, a powerful call for action, justice, and a better, more equitable world for all Indigenous Peoples.Read More
For over 60 years, the Canadian government denied many Indigenous peoples the basic freedom to leave their reserves without a pass. Nehiyaw, Saulteaux, Dene, Ojibwe and Niitsitapi elders tell their stories of living under and resisting the system, and link their experiences to today.
Proceeds from the rental of The Pass System go to organizations supporting Indigenous filmmaking.Read More
Learn more about Reconciliation through the 6-week massive open online course Reconciliation Through Indigenous Education hosted by the University of British Columbia.
Through the course engage with Indigenous knowledge keepers, education leaders, and resources to enhance your understanding and knowledge of practices that advance reconciliation in the places where you live, learn, and work.Read More
Watch the NFB’s Stories Are in Our Bones
Filmmaker Janine Windolph takes her young sons fishing with their kokum, a residential school survivor who retains a deep knowledge and memory of the land. The act of reconnecting with their homeland is a cultural and familial healing journey for the boys, who are growing up in the city.Read More
The US Department of Arts and Culture created a guide – Honor Native Land: A Guide and Call to Acknowledgement.
It calls on individuals and organizations to open events and gatherings with land acknowledgements and provides suggestions on how, and why, to do it.
Plains Cree Yorkton Tribal Council, developed by Yorkton Tribal Council, it teaches the Plains Cree Language, including categories such as greetings, weather, animals, anatomy and family. For Apple devices
FirstVoices, developed by First Peoples’ Heritage Language and Culture Council, it contains keyboard software for over 100 Indigenous languages, including every First Nations language in Canada, Australia and New Zealand. For Apple and Android devicesRead More