On this page, please find a variety of resources for faculty, staff and students relating to reconciliation between Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples in Canada.
Resources from the TRC
- Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada: Calls to Action
- Educational resources from the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation
- Summary of the TRC's final report: Honouring the Truth, Reconciling for the Future
- Principles of truth and reconciliation: What We Have Learned
- The Survivors Speak
- Final report, volume 1, part 1: Canada's Residential Schools: The History, Origins to 1939
- Final report, volume 1, part 2: Canada's Residential Schools: The History, 1939 to 2000
- Final report, volume 2: Canada's Residential Schools: The Inuit and Northern Experience
- Final report, volume 3: Canada's Residential Schools: The Métis Experience
- Final report, volume 4: Canada's Residential Schools: Missing Children and Unmarked Burials
- Final report, volume 5: Canada's Residential Schools: The Legacy
- Final report, volume 6: Canada's Residential Schools: Reconciliation
Indigenous Voices is a professional development program for faculty and staff that stimulates dialogue, encourages learning and supports collaborative action in building reconciliation between Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples. Collaborating with colleges, schools, divisions and individuals, tailored programs are developed to meet the unique needs of our partners and support the exploration of Indigenous histories, worldviews, ways of knowing and contemporary issues. The Indigenous Voices programs are designed to meet the learning needs of a wide range of participants with various levels of knowledge and experience with Indigenous peoples, cultures and histories.
Resources from National Organizations
- Universities Canada's 13 principles on Indigenous education
- Universities Canada Indigenous student success resource page
- SSHRC report: Opportunities in Aboriginal Research
- SSHRC guidelines: Guidelines for the Merit Review of Aboriginal Research
Canadian Roots Exchange
Canadian Roots Exchange (CRE) is a national, youth-led, not-for-profit organization that builds bridges between Indigenous and non-Indigenous youth by strengthening relationships and creating space for dialogue. Since 2015 the U of S has had a partnership with CRE in which students, staff and faculty have access to workshops, exchanges and leadership opportunities that focus on the importance of reconciliation.
View their programs page for more information on how to get involved in future events and initiatives.
Aboriginal Research Resources
Aboriginal Research Resources brings together interdisciplinary sources and information relating to Indigenous studies and Indigenous histories.
Indigenous Studies Portal
The Indigenous Studies Portal (iPortal) connects faculty, students, researchers and members of the community with electronic resources: books, articles, theses, documents, photographs, archival resources, maps, etc. iPortal provides one place to look to find resources for Indigenous studies.
National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation Archives
Access the five million electronic statements, documents and other materials collected by the Truth and Reconciliation Commission throughout the course of its work.
Virtual Museum of Métis History and Culture
This website is the most comprehensive attempt to chronicle traditional Métis history and culture on the web and contains a wealth of primary documents—oral history interviews, photographs and various archival documents—in visual, audio and video files.
University of Saskatchewan Archives
The University of Saskatchewan Archives, in collaboration with other publically-accessible archives in the province, have a special section of material relating to First Nations, Métis and Inuit peoples.
Should you require more information on anything happening at the U of S, please contact us.