Indigenous Resources

Finding Supports Together

Below are a list of resources you may find helpful. We are always looking for ways to support the Indigenous community at Dalhousie. If you have a resource you would like us to share please let us know. ihim@dal.ca

Preparing for a Day of Truth and Reconciliation

Day One

Day Two

Resources at Dalhousie

Indigenous Connection

Truth and Reconciliation

Land Acknowledgements

"Dalhousie University is located in Mi’kma’ki, the ancestral and unceded territory of the Mi’kmaq. We are all Treaty people."

You may have heard this spoken, but do you know what it means? Land or territorial acknowledgments have become increasingly common in Canada, but can be challenging to do authentically. To learn more about the history of the land known as Canada, a few starting places include:

Community Sector Council of Nova Scotia - Additional Resources to Support Your Decolonization Learning Journey

https://www.csc-ns.ca/decolonization-resources/

CAUT’s Guide to Acknowledging First Peoples & Traditional Territory

https://www.caut.ca/content/guide-acknowledging-first-peoples-traditional-territory

Article – Local Love

What are land acknowledgements and why do they matter?

https://locallove.ca/issues/what-are-land-acknowledgements-and-why-do-they-matter/#.YOg60S2cbs0

Queens University Centre for Teaching and Learning Land Acknowledgments – Video

https://www.queensu.ca/ctl/teaching-support/decolonizing-and-indigenizing/land-acknowledgments