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National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation


The journey towards Truth and Reconciliation is just beginning, but the work of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission has been transferred to the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation.

Explore the reports and findings of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, or visit the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation's Educator website.

Local Partnership: Tradition + Transition

Tradition + Transition

Whether its exploring the ‘deep history’ of Nunatsiavut’s archeological resources, or creating an Inuktitut children’s book series, the main goal of the Tradition & Transition Partnership is to build lasting connections between generations of Inuit and academics working in Nunatsiavut. Elders, youth, senior researchers, and graduate students all work together under a common goal, to better understand and help strengthen Labrador Inuit culture, identity, and leadership.

Deepening Knowledge Project - OISE

The Ontario Institute for Studies in Education at the University of Toronto launched this web resource and directory with resources to assist teachers and teacher candidates to incorporate Aboriginal Studies across the Ontario Curriculum. Linked resources include curriculum resources by topic and subject area and recommended literature for students.

Indigenous Studies Portal

The Indigenous Studies Portal is an initiative of the University of Saskatchewan Library. As of January, 2011, the iPortal had more than 25,000 records including photos, anthropological field notes, diaries, correspondence and other textual documents.

Online resources for teachers

How Do You Talk About Aboriginal Issues in the Classroom?

What I Learned in Class Today: Aboriginal Issues in the Classroom is a research project that explores difficult discussions of Aboriginal issues that take place in classrooms at the University of British Columbia. Students frequently report troubling and sometimes traumatic discussions of cultural issues in class.  These situations often affect their ability to function in their coursework, and even their ability to return to class.


Filmmaker Melissa Santoro Greyeyes-Brant talks about Kinamagawin: Aboriginal Issues in the Classroom

Today Media Network's Indian Country interview with Melissa Santoto Greyeyes-Brant about her film which looks at the challenge of broaching aboriginal topics in contemporary classrooms.


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