Truth and Reconciliation Resources

Reconciliation and sustainability are closely linked. Indigenous knowledge is key to informing action on the Sustainable Development Goals. We have gathered some resources below to guide Manitobans along the pathway to reconciliation and to learn from Indigenous peoples about caring for both people and planet.

Videos

Books

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Resources and Courses

University of Alberta, The Faculty of Native Studies – Continuing Education: Come and learn from leading Indigenous studies content experts and from a faculty that has 34 years of expertise at the University of Alberta. Various summer courses available (prices vary).

University of Alberta – Indigenous Canada: A 12-lesson online course from University of Alberta's Faculty of Native Studies details the Indigenous perspective and history of Canada.

Reconciliation Through Education – Indigenous Continuing Education Centre: Sharing Indigenous knowledge and understanding through online course offerings, the First Nations University of Canada seeks to strengthen communities.

Online Resources

Beyond 94: The 94 Calls to Action issued by the Truth and Reconciliation Commission were issued in 2015. CBC's Beyond 94 project tracks the progress on these calls to action. Learn about the Calls to Action and see where they stand today.

Native Women’s Association of Canada Knowledge CentreExplore policies, resources and stories from the Native Women's Association of Canada. This comprehensive library is designed to support Indigenous women, girls, gender diverse people and their allies.

Their Voices Will Guide Us - Student and Youth Engagement Guide: An educational initiative to facilitate critical thinking, purposeful reflection, and dialogue around the perceptions and lived realities of Indigenous women, girls and members of the 2SLGBTQIA+ communities. The guide is divided into three sections (Early Years, Middle Years and High School/Beyond) and includes background information for teachers as well as information on creating a safe space for learning.

Rise Above RacismThis campaign addresses anti-Indigenous racism in the Canadian health care system. 78% of Indigenous Peoples say they have experienced racism while seeking health care in Canada. These educational resources focus on deepening understanding and promoting anti-racism in medicine. 

Cooperation Canada’s Antiracism Framework for Canada’s International Cooperation SectorAnti-racism is a key component in the future of Canada's international cooperation community. Cooperation Canada's Anti-Racist Cooperation Hub has produced a framework with specific commitments for organizations to implement to address racism in the sector. 

Truth and Reconciliation Events

June 13, 2024

Free virtual event

Indigenous Community Engagement

Join Dr. Matt Wildcat, Dr. Shalene Jobin, Brent Boisvert and Jenna (JJ) Broomfield to learn about Indigenous approaches that center principles of relationality and be guided by the experiences of these leaders. This webinar will provide an avenue to hear more about engagement that is meaningful and respectful.

Learn more and register here

June 21, 2024

National Indigenous Peoples Day

Look for events happening near you!

Multiple Dates

Circles for Reconciliation 

Ten participants meet in a series of conversations to establish trusting, meaningful relationships between Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples as part of the 94 Calls to Action from the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC). Each circle includes five Indigenous and five non-Indigenous participants. 

Learn more and register.