Some National Day for Truth and Reconciliation Resources and Reading Lists

All of the resources listed below can be found in the SMU Library, or online.

Ebooks
A Knock on the Door: The Essential History of Residential Schools from the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada
Canada’s Residential Schools: The Final Report of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada. v.1, pt.1. The History: Origins to 1939
Canada’s Residential Schools: The Final Report of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada. v.1, pt. 2. The History: 1939-2000
Canada’s Residential Schools: The Final Report of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada. v.2. The Inuit and Northern Experience
Canada’s Residential Schools: The Final Report of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada. v.3. The  Métis Experience
Canada’s Residential Schools: The Final Report of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada. v.4. Missing Children and Unmarked Burials
Canada’s Residential Schools: The Final Report of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada. v.5. The Legacy
Canada’s Residential Schools: The Final Report of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada. v.6. Reconciliation
The Education of Augie Merasty: A Residential School Memoir
A National Crime: The Canadian Government and the Residential School System
Broken Circle: The Dark Legacy of Indian Residential Schools: A Memoir
Metis History and Experience and Residential Schools in Canada
A Long Journey: Residential schools in Labrador and Newfoundland
From Bear Rock Mountain: The Life and Times of a Dene Residential School Survivor
From Truth to Reconciliation: Transforming the Legacy of Residential Schools
Resistance and Renewal: Surviving the Indian Residential School
Truth and Indignation: Canada’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission on Indian Residential Schools
Fatty Legs: A True Story
Picking up the pieces: Residential school memories and the making of the witness blanket
The Role of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police During the Indian Residential School System
Victims of Benevolence: The Dark Legacy of the Williams Lake Residential School
Indigenous Writes
Children of the broken treaty
Clearing the Plains
#Not your Princess: Voices of Native American Women
My Decade at Old Sun, My Lifetime of Hell
Colonial Genocide in Indigenous North America
Violence Against Indigenous Women
Entangled Territorialities
Creating Indigenous Property
Resurgence and Reconciliation
Indigenous Nationals, Canadian Citizens
The Journey of Reconciliation
Pathways of Reconciliation
Reclaiming Power and Place: The Final Report of the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls
Films
Gord Downie’s Secret Path in concert [CBC Curio video]
Indian Horse [Criterion On Demand]
Idle no more: A protest for Aboriginal rights [CBC Curio video]
We Were Children [NFB]
Websites
National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation (University of Manitoba)
Secret Path
Orange Shirt Day
Assembly of First Nations
Metis National Council
Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami
Native Women’s Association of Canada
Where are the children? – Legacy of Hope Foundation
Residential Schools Land Memory Atlas
Library and Archives Canada – The Legacy of the Residential School System in Canada: A Selective Bibliography (2009)
National Aboriginal Health Organization
Books
Emotions, Remembering and Feeling Better
Colonial genocide in Indigenous North America
The Inconvenient Indian
Indigenous nationals, Canadian citizens
Indigenous Peoples Atlas of Canada
Unsettling Canada: A National Wake-up Call
Pathways of Reconciliation
Resurgence and Reconciliation
From Where I Stand
#IDLENOMORE and the remaking of Canada
The Sleeping Giant Awakens: Genocide, Indian Residential Schools, and the Challenge of Conciliation
From Truth to Reconciliation / Aboriginal Healing Foundation
From Truth to Reconciliation / Aboriginal Healing Foundation
From Truth to Reconciliation / Aboriginal Healing Foundation
Righting Canada’s Wrongs: Residential schools: The Devastating Impact on Canada’s Indigenous Peoples and the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s Findings and Calls for Action
Broken Circle: The Dark Legacy of Indian Residential Schools: A Memoir
Finding my Talk: How Fourteen Native women Reclaimed their Lives after Residential School
Resistance and Renewal: Surviving the Indian Residential School
The Education of Augie Merasty: A Residential School Memoir
Residential Schools and Reconciliation: Canada Confronts Its History [on loan to September 30, 2021]
Truth and Indignation: Canada’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission on Indian residential schools
Unsettling the settler within Indian residential schools, truth telling, and reconciliation in Canada
Canada’s Residential Schools: The Final Report of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada v.1: pt.1
Canada’s Residential Schools: The Final Report of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada v.1: pt.2
Canada’s Residential Schools: The Final Report of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada v.2
Canada’s Residential Schools: The Final Report of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada v.3
Canada’s Residential Schools: The Final Report of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada v.4
Canada’s Residential Schools: The Final Report of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada v.5
Canada’s Residential Schools: The Final Report of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada v.6
A Knock on the Door: The Essential History of Residential Schools
Indian School Road: Legacies of the Shubenacadie Residential School
Children of the Broken Treaty
Creating Indigenous Property
Let the People Speak: Oppression in a Time of Reconciliation
#Not your Princess: Voices of Native American Women
Metis History and Experience and Residential Schools in Canada
Out of the Depths [2001 edition]
My Decade at Old Sun, My Lifetime of Hell
Entangled Territorialities
Highway of Tears
Violence against Indigenous women
Our Story: Aboriginal voices on Canada’s past
A Really Good Brown Girl
Indian Horse

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