Decolonization and Indigenous Issues 

  • Decolonizing Labour

    ​Learn more about decolonization and Indigenization, including why it's important, what PSAC is doing, and how members can support the work. You can also watch the recording of our national panel on Decolonization and Labour, held on June 13, 2022 in honour of National Indigenous History Month.
  • Aboriginal Peoples’ Television Network (APTN)  

    Hear and see news from the perspective of Indigenous communities. 
  • Nahanee Creative  

    Nahanee Creative Inc. is a social change agency operating on the unceded, shared territory of the xwməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), and səl̓ilwətaɁɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) also known as Vancouver, BC, Canada. They offer workshops, handbooks, and other resources with the goal of undoing colonial impacts, transforming neocolonial perceptions, and catalyzing social change.
  • Montreal Indigenous Community Network  

    ​This easy-to-read pamphlet is an excellent resource on terminology like ally, accomplice and co-resistor; ways to be a good ally; things not to say; and much more.  
  • Idle No More  

    Tools created by Indigenous land protectors, academics, and community members to help dismantle the inequities and injustices Indigenous people continue to face.  
  • Dr. Pamela Palmater  

    In this video, Dr. Palmater offers 10 important points for media to better understand their roles in presenting stories about anti-Black and anti-Indigenous racism by police in Canada.  
  • Warrior Life Podcast  

    An Indigenous podcast about warrior life - a lifestyle that focuses on decolonizing our minds, bodies and spirits while at the same time revitalizing our cultures, traditions, laws and governing practices.  

  • Federation of Post-Secondary Educators of BC   

    Inspired by a 2016 speaking tour by Arthur Manuel. Contains two essays from Manuel, described as the Nelson Mandela of Canada, and short essays from numerous renowned Indigenous writers.  
  • Yellowhead Institute  

    The Red Paper follows a tradition of Indigenous analysis and agenda-making reports, like the first Red Paper released in 1970 by the Indian Association of Alberta in response to Canada’s 1969 White Paper. Focuses on four themes: Indigenous consent, dispossession of land, limited land management rights granted to Indigenous people, and land reclamation.   
  • Cassyex Consulting  

    ​The purpose of this tool is to inspire both Indigenous and non-Indigenous groups as they research and conduct analysis of their own policies to address anti-Indigenous racism.

Additional resources can be found on the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation: Resources for Learning and Reflection page. 


September 23, 2022