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First Nations and Inuit Hope For Wellness Line


Inuktitut, Cree, Ojibway, English, French

Indian Residential School Crisis Line and Support Program


24-hour crisis and support service for former Residential School students and their families.


Innovative mental health and wellness resources for youth aged 14-29.

further reading

Channels | Indigenous Voices & ReconciliationNational Film Board.

I Am Indigenous. CBC News Interactives (2017)

Johns, Anthony. I AM INDIGENOUSFanshaw College | FIRST (Fanshaw Innovation Research Scholarship Teaching)

Native Land Digital. — Native Land is an app to help map Indigenous territories, treaties, and languages.

TEDx Talks. Search: “Indigenous realities” YouTube.   

Tennant, Zoe. ‘Our stories give us a lot of guidance’: Daniel Heath Justice on why Indigenous literatures matterCBC Radio: Unreserved (9 Apr. 2020)

Working It Out Together. —  A magazine for contemporary Indigenous voices.


Kayak: Canada’s History Magazine for Kids

First and Forever: Indigenous Symbols that Live On. (in Mar. 2022 special digital edition)

Inuit Inventions. (in #13, Jan/Feb. 2007)

Rebellion or Resistance? (in #52, Apr. 2015)

We Are All Treaty People. (#65, Sep. 2018)

The Canadian Encyclopedia: — Indigenous Peoples Collection


The Canadian Encyclopedia:

Indian Act  

Pass System in Canada

Sixties Scoop 

Racial Segregation of Indigenous Peoples in Canada

Residential Schools in Canada

Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples


Alfred, Taiaiake. For Indigenous nations to live, colonial mentalities must diePolicy Options (13 Oct. 2017)

National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation — The archival repository for all of the material collected by the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada.

Palmater, Pam. Abolishing the Indian Act means eliminating First Nations’ rightsMaclean’s (10 Oct. 2019)

Schiffer, Jeffrey J. Why Aboriginal peoples can’t just ‘Get over it’: Understanding and addressing intergenerational traumaHere to Help BC (2016)

TEDx Talks. Indigenous Realities of a Bush Métis | Blake Desjarlais | TEDxUAlbertaYouTube (21 Jul. 2017). [13:30]

Walia, Harsha. Summary of the MMIWG Inquiry Final ReportDowntown Eastside Women’s Centre (28 Jun. 2019)

Wotton, Pandora. Indigenous realities: Tayka Raymond calls on participants to ‘Decolonize your mind’The McGill Daily (25 Nov. 2019)


Chartrand, Vicki. Broken system: Why is a quarter of Canada’s prison population Indigenous?The Conversation (18 Feb. 2018)

Deschamps, Tara. Canadian people of colour carry an ’emotional tax’ at workThe Hamilton Spectator (24 Jul. 2019)

Henry, Annette. Dear white people, wake up: Canada is racistThe Conversation (6 Sep. 2017)

Martis, Eternity. When racism makes people sickWest End Phoenix (24 Nov. 2020)

Palmater, Pam. Yes, Canada has a racism crisis and it’s killing Black and Indigenous peoplesCanadian Dimension (3 Jun. 2020)

“Psychology Works” Fact sheet: Racism Canadian Psychological Association (8 Aug. 2020)

Racism is a public health issue in Canada—it’s time to speak outCanadian Public Health Association (17 Dec. 2018)

Slaughter, Graham. Five charts that show what systemic racism looks like in CanadaCTV News (4 Jun. 2020)

Wilson, Jillian. This is what racial trauma does to the body and brainHuffPost (1 Jul. 2020)

Cargle, Rachel Elizabeth. #DoTheWork 30-day course

Daliri, Erfan. Let’s talk about how anti-racism benefits everyone.

Experiences Canada — Anti racism resources.  

Experiences Canada — Reconciliation resources.

Government of Canada — Federal Anti-Racism Secretariat. 

Kingston Frontenac Public Library. Anti-racism resources for teens. —  Book recommendations.

Lamont, Amélie. The guide to allyship (2021)

Montreal Urban Aboriginal Community Strategy Network  — Indigenous Ally Toolkit.

Terry, Ruth. How to be an active bystander when you see casual racismNew York Times (29 Oct. 2020)

United Nations — Fight racism.