Learning and Knowledge Exchanges
Unreserved is the radio space for Indigenous voices – our cousins, our aunties, our elders, our heroes. Rosanna Deerchild guides us on the path to better understand our shared story. Together, we learn and unlearn, laugh and become gentler in all our relations.
Honouring the Truth, Reconciling for the Future: Summary of the Final Report of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada
The Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada spent six years travelling to all parts of Canada to hear from Indigenous peoples who had been taken from their families as children, forcibly if necessary, and placed for much of their childhoods in residential schools. This volume is a summary of the discussion and findings contained in the Commission’s final multi-volume report.
In cities and towns across Canada, Indigenous girls are being hunted, harassed, and criminalized by local law enforcement agents and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police. These normalized outbreaks of state control are reflective of Indigenous girls’ daily realities embedded within the structure of an ongoing settler colonial social context that has strategically invented the criminal justice system to secure and maintain settler sovereignty.
Minister’s Advisory Council on Aboriginal Women Direction to Government on Taking Action to End Violence and Improve the Lives of Aboriginal Women in B.C.
In June 2011 when the Minister’s Advisory Council on Aboriginal Women (MACAW) was established, it was mandated to provide advice to government on how to improve the quality of life for Aboriginal women across British Columbia. “Taking Action” is MACAW’s advice to the Province of British Columbia on the actions it must take to fulfill the vision of a life free of violence for Aboriginal women and girls.