Truth and Reconciliation Commission
Unsure of what the Truth and Reconciliation Commission is? Here is a link to the main page of their website. Additionally, here is a link to the full report titled, Honouring the Truth, Reconciling for the Future – Summary of the Final Report of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada
The Indigenous Education Protocol for Colleges and Institutes
The Indigenous Education Protocol for Colleges and Institutes is also informative. It covers some background and context and offers some downloadable material. In addition, head to the Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada webpage(s) on the Government of Canada website to find even more information.
Aboriginal Relations Behavioural CompetenciesThe Aboriginal Relations Behavioural Competencies webpage is full of resources that can be used as a ‘road map’ for “working with, and learning from Indigenous peoples”
First Nations Education Steering Committee
First Nations Education Steering Committee (FNESC) has collectively come together for many purposes; however, a glimpse of their purpose is, “... [working] at the provincial level to provide services in the areas of research, communications, information dissemination, advocacy, program administration and networking.”
"The Westbank First Nation...one of seven native communities that make up the Okanagan Nation...a division of the Interior Salish" nsyilxcən Community Portal
"Okanagan (Syilx) people - Southern Interior of B.C." Syilx Community Portal
"The Secwepemc people in the interior of BC" Secwepemc Community Portal
"Adams Lake Band is one of the seventeen existing bands within the Secwepemc Nation." Secwepemctsin (Eastern Dialect) Community Portal
"The Splatsin First Nations people reside on Indian reserve lands adjacent to the City of Enderby to the south and across the Shuswap river to the east. We also have a reserve at Sek'maws (Sicamous)." Splatsin (Eastern dialect) Community Portal
These are just a few resources for now. This page will be updated with useful links. If there is a link you would like to see added to the website, please contact us.