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Truth and Reconciliation Ally Resources

Looking for ways to learn, understand and practice good Allyship with Indigenous Neighbours?

Below are a number of resources to help all of us be good Allies in the journey towards equality for Indigenous people in Canada. Many of these resources are free, while others, such as some workshops, books and other have standard fees associated with them and support their work.

United Church of Canada: Reconciliation and Indigenous Justice:

Chinook Winds Region: United Church of Canada: Indigenous Ally Tool Kit (free download)


kinSHIFT: is an Indigenous-led initiative supporting settlers who are committed to building respectful relationships with Indigenous peoples and places.

KinSHIFT: BEFORE RECONCILIATION Elements of Truth Workshops: (Paid) Our online workshops are experiential and guided by Indigenous values of reciprocity, respect, responsibility and relationship.

UBC: Center of Excellence in Indigenous Health. (Free and Paid) Many courses, webinars, educational opportunities.

Indigenous Corporate Training: (Free E-Books and paid workshops) We help people work effectively with Indigenous Peoples through our training and free resources.

Amnesty International: 10 Ways to be a Genuine Ally to First Nations Communities:

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Anti-Racism Resources:

Discrimination and Hate Crime Reporting Portal (SOICS) if you have been the victim of, or witness to discrimination or a hate crime, you can report it (confidentially here)

United Church of Canada: Anti-Racism /Justice Initiatives:  The United Church is committed to becoming an anti-racist church through a continuous struggle against racism. Find out more about this commitment, including how your community of faith can get involved in worship, study, and reflection.

Government of BC Anti-Racism Reminders: (videos, posters) Anti-racism is the deliberate act of opposing racism and promoting a society that is thoughtful, inclusive and just. This is the society British Columbia aspires to be…

South Okanagan Immigrant and Community Services (SOICS) Anti-Racism Initiatives: Part of South Okanagan Immigrant & Community Services’ (SOICS) mission to build more welcoming, inclusive, and equitable communities is to address racism, discrimination and hate through anti-racism initiatives.

The 5D’s of Bystander Intervention: Tactics to Intervene and Stop Public Harassment: Video

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