Truth and Reconciliation Resources

From January 2019 Workshop

“Speaking Our Truth”, by Monique Gray Smith ISBN: 978-1-4598-1583-4

Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada: Calls to Action

CBC Beyond 94

Additional Resources for Further Exploration

Truth and Reconciliation

Truth and Reconciliation: Quakers in Action

Truth and Reconciliation: A Guide for Canadian Quakers

National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation

Government of Canada: Delivering on Truth and Reconciliation Commission Calls to Action

United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

UN Declaration Pocket Booklets

Interpreting the UN Declaration

Free, Prior and Informed Consent

Myths and Misrepresentations


Government of Canada: Treaty Texts

Government of Ontario: Map of Ontario treaties and reserves, links to treaty texts

Indigenous Resources in the Coldstream Library

Title Author Published Subject Type
Embers Wagamese, Richard 2016 One Ojibway’s meditations Prose
Dancing with a Ghost Ross, Rupert 1992 Cultural gap of indigenous culture and communication Non-fiction
Returning to the Teachings Ross, Rupert 1996 Aboriginal justice Non-fiction
Indigenous Healing Ross, Rupert 2014 Exploring Traditional Paths Non-fiction
Children of the Broken Treaty Angus, Charlie 2015 Poverty & education among the Cree, youth driven human rights movement Non-fiction
In the Absence of the Sacred Mander, Jerry 1991 The Failure of technology & The Survival of the Indian Nations Non-fiction
100 Years of Loss Legacy of Hope Foundation 2014 Residential School System in Canada Teaching guide & video
Meditations with the Navajo Hausman, Gerald 1987 Poetry, stories, drawings Poetry
The Education of Little Tree Carter, Forrest 1976 Autobiographical remembrances of life with Eastern Cherokee Fiction
UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples   2007 Summary of articles of UN Declaration


Indigenous Resources Recommended by Susan M.

Title Author Published Subject Type
The Marrow Thieves Dimaline, Cherie 2017 A futuristic world where people are unable to dream Fiction
The Inconvenient Indian King, Thomas 2012 Meditation on being ‘Indian’ History
Seven Fallen Feathers Talaga, Tanya 2017 Racism, death & hard truths in a northern city Non-Fiction
The Strength of Women Âhkamêyimowak 2011 Collection of memoirs Biography
Indian Horse Wagamese, Richard 2018 A journey through an Ojibway life Fiction
My Conversations with Canadians Maracle, Lee 2017 Covering subjects such as citizenship, segregation, labour, law, prejudice and reconciliation Essays
The Break Vermette, Katherena 2016 A powerful intergenerational family saga Fiction
Birdie Lindberg, Tracey 2015 Part road trip, dream quest and travelogue Fiction

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