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On Indigenization, Decolonization, and Reconciliation in the Academy

Cote-Meek, S. (2014). Colonized classrooms: Racism, trauma and resistance in post-secondary education. Fernwood Publishing.

Cote-Meek, S., & Moeke-Pickering, T. (Eds). (2020). Decolonizing and Indigenizing Education in CanadaCanadian Scholars Press.  

Daigle, M. (2019). The spectacle of reconciliation: On (the) unsettling responsibilities to Indigenous peoples in the academy. Society and Space, 37(4), 703–721

Gaudry, A., & Lorenz, D. 2018. Indigenization as inclusion, reconciliation, and decolonization: Navigating the different visions for indigenizing the Canadian Academy. AlterNative, 14(3), 218–227.

Smith, L.T. (2021). Decolonizing Methodologies: Research and Indigenous Peoples (3rd ed)Bloomsbury Publishing. 

Tuck, E., & Yang, W. (2012). Decolonization is not a metaphor. Decolonization: Indigeneity, Education & Society, 1(1), 1–40.

Open Educational Resources

Pulling Together: A Guide for Indigenization of Post-secondary Institutions 

Pulling Together: A Guide for Teachers and Instructors  

List of Indigenous-based OERs from eCampus Ontario (History, Business, Science)

Other Readings

Kimmerer, R.W. (2015). Braiding Sweetgrass. Milkweed Editions. 

King, T. (2013). The Inconvenient Indian: A Curious Account of Native People in North America. Anchor Canada. 

Lowman, E., & Barker, A. (2015). Settler: Identity and colonialism in 21st Century Canada. Fernwood Publishing. 

Manuel, A. & Derrickson, R. (2017). The Reconciliation Manifesto: Recovering the Land, Rebuilding the Economy. Lormier. 

Milloy, J.S. (1999). A National Crime: The Canadian Government and the Residential School System -1879-1986. University of Manitoba Press. 

Regan, P. (2011). Unsettling the Settler Within: Indian Residential Schools, Truth Telling, and Reconciliation in Canada. University of British Columbia Press.

Creating Connections with Indigenous Perspectives in Education (YouTube videos) 

  1. Traditional Opening, Smudging, and Land Acknowledgement and Introduction – President, Dr. Steven Murphy 
  2. Panel Presentations: Experiences incorporating Indigenous pedagogy, Making make connections and building relationships with Indigenous communities Panelists: Dr. Joey-Lynn Wabie, Bernard Leroux, Mitchell Huguenin, Nancy Hamer Strahl, Cat Criger (Elder) Moderator: Dr. Susan Forbes 80 minutes (30 minutes/10 minutes Q&A each)