Indigenous Resources

Teaching and Learning Resources

The following resources can help you as you begin to incorporate Indigenous curriculum and pedagogy into your courses. For any further inquiries or comments please don’t hesitate to contact Jaimie Kechego, Indigenous Coordinator of Indigenous Curriculum and Pedagogy, Centre for Teaching and Learning at: 519-253-3000 ext. 4927.

The Truth and Reconciliation Commission

The fi­rst stage of the journey of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada is now complete. As of December 18 2015, the TRC offices are now closed. But the journey of Truth and Reconciliation is far from over. The work of the TRC has now been transferred to the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation. We invite you to explore the collection and resources.

The Calls to Action

In order to redress the legacy of residential schools and advance the process of Canadian reconciliation, the Truth and Reconciliation Commission makes the following calls to action.

University Principles on Indigenous Education

These principles acknowledge the unique needs of Indigenous communities across Canada and their goals of autonomy and self-determination, as well as differences in jurisdiction among provinces and territories, institutional mission among universities, and the authority of appropriate university governance bodies in academic decision-making.

Foundation Series Sessions

A three part series of recorded workshops offered by Jaimie Kechego. The series offers an introduction to the Indigenous Peoples in Canada, their histories, and their cultures as well as addressing some of the challenges that exist because of centuries of institutionalized racism. Watch the Foundation Series Sessions.

Indigenous Perspectives - Academic Integrity - Ryerson University

Many thanks to the University of Calgary's Taylor Institute and to Keeta Gladue and Dr. Sara Eaton for sharing this wonderful resource that explores academic integrity through the lens of Aboriginal Ways of Knowing.

Indigenous Resources in Windsor

First Nations communities

Indigenous websites

Indigenous e-books

Recommended readings