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History 

  • Indigenous Peoples: North America: Collections from Canadian and American institutions, providing insight into the cultural, political and social history of Indigenous Peoples from the seventeenth into the twentieth century.

Reconciliation Information

Web Resources

  • CBC Docs: Canadians have been breaking their promises to Indigenous People
    • Filmmaker Tasha Hubbard narrates a history of Indigenous peoples in the prairies and their relationship with the government, focusing on the events of the late nineteenth century.  
  • KAIROS Blanket Exercise: An educational workshop to help people understand the shared history of Indigenous and non-Indigenous people in Canada.   
  • Indigenous Canada: A free 12-lesson Massive Open Online course from the University of Alberta. It explores Indigenous histories and contemporary issues in Canada. From an Indigenous perspective, this course explores key issues facing Indigenous peoples today from a historical and critical perspective highlighting national and local Indigenous-settler relations. 

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Download the NIHM colouring page, colour it, and display your finished art on your front window to show your support for National Indigenous History Month!

Decolonize YQR colouring page featuring buffalo line drawing by Leah Dorion.

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