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.

Truth and Reconciliation Events

September 25 – 30, 2023 


For Educators – Truth and Reconciliation Week 2023

Honouring Survivors is a national week-long program open to all schools across Canada presented by the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation (NCTR). This year, the theme is Honouring Survivors. 
Join this free educational program for grades 1 – 12.

September 30, 2023

1:00 PM - 5:00 PM 


National Day for Truth and Reconciliation Programming - WAG-QAUMAJUK

WAG-QAUMAJUQ welcomes the community to take part in tours, workshops, and talks that centre the experiences and history of Indigenous children forced to attend Indian Residential Schools.

September 30, 2023


National Day for Truth and Reconciliation - APTN Programming

Watch a live national broadcast from Parliament Hill in Ottawa memorializing the children lost to the residential school system, and honouring Survivors and their families.

Resources and Courses 

University of Alberta – Indigenous CanadaA 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 CentreSharing Indigenous knowledge and understanding through online course offerings, the First Nations University of Canada seeks to strengthen communities. 



Image: Cover of Indigenous Relations - Insights, tips and suggestions to make reconciliation a reality by Bob Joseph. Stylized red and black text over beige background.

Image: Cover of Rekindling the Sacred Fire by Chantal Fiola. Metis style beadwork art on black background.

Image: Cover of True Reconciliation by Sheila Wilson-Raybould. Haida art is pictured on a beige background.

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.