Resources for Learning and Reflecting on the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

September 29, 2023

Saturday September 30th is the National Day of Truth and Reconciliation. This day provides an opportunity to learn, reflect, and acknowledge our role and responsibility in reconciliation.
We’ve put together a list of resources to consider on Saturday, but please consider exploring beyond this list.
Indigenous Canada
A free online 12 course educating about different histories and contemporary perspectives of Indigenous peoples living in Canada.

An interactive online tool that allows you to access information and relevent webpages associated with a variety of Nations. 

Learn about and Support Indigenous-led Organizations:

Indigenous Climate Action Connects and supports Indigenous communities to reinforce their place as leaders driving climate change solutions

Yellowhead Institute is an Indigenous-led research and education centre that generates critical Indigenous policy perspectives.

BC Association of Aboriginal Friendship Centres offers programs and services that support Indigenous peoples and distributes resources and information on their website.

Federal Policies and Foundational Documents:

United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada Calls to Action

Reclaiming Power and Place: The Final Report of the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls

Treaties and Agreements in Canada

Take a deeper look into the 94 Calls to Action:

Reconciliation Thunder
Breaks down the 94 calls to action and provides sharable content.

CBC’s Beyond 94
Monitors progress on the 94 calls to action

Indigenous Watchdog
Raises awareness and educates on the current
state of reconciliation in Canada.

We acknowledge that we live, work and play on the traditional, unceded and ancestral territories of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), and Sel̓íl̓witulh (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations.