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Indigenous Studies

Indigenous Studies is an interdisciplinary field grounded in the languages, histories, geographies, and contemporary experiences of Indigenous peoples

Indigenizing Education

The release of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s report sparked increased efforts by colleges and institutes all across the country  to Indigenize curriculum and to make  Indigenous cultures more visible on campuses. The year 2016  saw the launch of many new programs as well as the opening of new Indigenous cultural facilities and gathering spaces, solidifying the commitment of college and institute in this area. Colleges and institutes outlined their commitments in CICan’s Indigenous Education Protocol, signed by 47 colleges and institutes across the country.  Kwantlen Polytechnic University is one of the signatories.

Indigenizing Education: Web Resources
First Nations Education Steering Committee (FNESC)
Infusing Indigenous Perspectives in the K-12 Teaching
Blanket Exercise

100 Ways to Indiginize and Decolonize Academic Programs and Courses
Reconciliation Through Indigenous Education - UBC
Pulling Together: A guide for front-line staff, student services, and advisors
Indigenous Statistics
Land Based Resource Give A Way - Amy Paren

Indigenizing Education: DVDs and Streaming
Adding Indigenous Content and Protecting Cultural Safety - Dr. X̱ʼunei Lance Twitchell, University of Alaska Southeast
Tips on Indiginization from Thompson Rivers (streaming)
Nehinuw (Cree) Pedagogy with Linda and Keith Goulet (streaming) 


Knowing Home: Braiding Indigenous Science with Western Science
Teaching Each Other
Indigenous and decolonizing studies in education
Decolonial Pedagogy
Colonized Classrooms
Learning and teaching together: Weaving Indigenous
Reshaping the University: Responsibilities, Indige
Creating Space
book cover: Indigenous Storywork