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Resources for Decolonizing Your Teaching

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

Mutlimedia Sources

  • Curio: CBC and Radio-Canada. Documentaries from television, radio, news, archival material. CBC. (2012). 8th Fire: Aboriginal Peoples, Canada and the way forward (TV series and interactive website with teaching resources
  • National Film Board: Over 1000 films are free to all Canadians. Queen’s Library has paid the classroom public performance rights to show an additional 500 films in classrooms.
  • First Nations Films:  for, by, and about native people– Vancouver
  • Turtle Island Native Network: First Nations Media: Links to Aboriginal radio and television stations. 
  • Aboriginal Multi-Media Society: Canadian publications for various audiences, such as Windspeaker, Raven’s Eye, Ontario Birchbark, Buffalo Spirit, and Alberta Sweetgrass.
  • Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami represents Canada's 65,000 Inuit peoples across four regions: Nunatsiavut (Labrador), Nunavik (northern Quebec), Nunavut, and the Inuvialuit Settlement Region in the Northwest Territories. They produce learning resources including their current Inuit Nunangat Taimannganit storytelling project. Locations are shown in the map below.

    Locations of the storytelling videos.