Idle No More
- A very brief list of landmark moments in the colonization of Mi’kma’ki (PDF)
- This is the 2012 White Paper (PDF)
- Bill C-45 – A Canadian Issue (PDF)
- Why Are We #IdleNoMore? Teach-in Resources
- Bill C-45 – Facts And Overview (PDF)
- Canadian Legislation Fact Sheet (PDF)
- Mi’kmaq Rights Initiative
- The Media Coop: coverage of #IdleNoMore from coast to coast to coast
- Breaking Down the Indian Act with Russell Diabo
- Placing #IdleNoMore in Historical Context
- Returning to Netukulimk: Mi’kmaq cultural and spiritual connections with resource stewardship and self-governance
- DanielNPaul.com – We Were Not the Savages
- National Film Board – Alanis Obomsawin
- National Film Board – Aboriginal Peoples in Canada
- Defenders of the Land
- Mi’kmaq Native Friendship Centre
- United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (PDF) (français (PDF))
- Royal Commission Report on Aboriginal Peoples (PDF) (français (PDF))
- Bill C-38 (français)
- Bill C-45 (français)
- “They Came for the Children” – Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada Report (PDF)
Anti-racism / White privilege
- A taxonomy of cultural competence
Milton Bennett identifies various responses to difference, and suggests next steps to challenge people at varying degrees of comfort and practice.
- Constructive Conversations about Challenging Times
This facilitation guide by the Public Conversations Project has a great handout about the difference between dialogue and debate.
- Miniature Guide to Critical Thinking Concepts and Tools
The Foundation for Critical Thinking has simple, clearly-explained ideas about what makes it hard to hold on to our values while thinking through difficult issues. They also suggest concrete strategies about what can help (check out their main site here: http://www.criticalthinking.org).
- The Lie of Entitlement
This essay by Terry Crowley is about men working to be anti-sexist allies, but has useful ideas about evaluating our actions by their effects, not our intentions.
- You Can Fix Racism: simple steps for a better world
Damali Ayo’s booklet of small things that improve alliances.