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Resources for Decolonizing Your Teaching

This list offers resources to support a path towards decolonizing our teaching.


Ministry of Indigenous Affairs. (2018). Treaties and First Nations map for Ontario

Indigenous Peoples Atlas of Canada. (2018). Ottawa: Royal Canadian Geographical Society.  (4 volumes, First Nations, Inuit, Metis, Truth and Reconciliation). A source of learning materials including photographs, historical and modern maps, and personal stories and essays by Indigenous leaders, journalists, storytellers, artists, and knowledge keepers. 

book covers of the four atlas volumes

Key Reading

First Nations in Ontario [map]

Indigenous and Northern Affairs Map Room:

  • Maps by province and territory
  • Treaties, claims, and agreements
  • The First Nation Profiles interactive map describes individual First Nation communities across Canada. The profiles include general information and details about its reserve(s), governance, federal funding, geography, registered population statistics and various Census statistics.