Toolkits and Action Plans






Land Acknowledgement


Reading List

  • 21 Things You May Not Know About the Indian Act by Bob Joseph
  • The Inconvenient Indian by Thomas King
  • Halfbreed by Maria Campbell
  • The North-West is Our Mother by Jean Teillet
  • They Called Me Number One by Bev Sellars
  • View the Vancouver Public Library's Reconciliation Reading List


Books suitable for children

  • I Am Not a Number by Kathy Kacer
  • Fatty Legs by Christy Jordan-Fenton & Margaret-Olemaun Pokiak-Fenton
  • A Stranger at Home by Christy Jordan-Fenton & Margaret-Olemaun Pokiak-Fenton
  • Shi-shi-etko by Nicola Campbell
  • When We Were Alone by David A. Robertson



Culturally safe resources and supports available toll-free 24-hours a day, 7 days a week:

  • IRSSS Indian Residential Schools Crisis Line—1-866-925-4419
  • Métis Crisis Line—1-833-METISBC/1-833-638-4722
  • KUU-US—Indigenous Crisis Response Services—1-800-588-8717