Decolonizing and Antiracist Resources



In support of UBC’s Indigenous Strategic Plan (ISP), the X̱wi7x̱wa Library Decolonization & Anti-Racism guide assists in finding and facilitating decolonial & anti-racist research. Here you will find key resources, search strategies, & additional open access information sources.

See the full collection of research guides at Xwi7xwa Research Guides: Home


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Part of the IndigenEYEZ social enterprise, kinSHIFT offers Truth & Reconciliation workshops for non-Indigenous allies and a  12-month program for businesses and organizations that want to cultivate “respectful and reciprocal relationships with Indigenous peoples.” Click here, or on the picture above.

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Brought to you by Animikii, an Indigenous-owned digital agency, Robyn Ward discusses how non-Indigenous Canadians become allies. Click here, or on the picture above.

The Personal Acts of Reconciliation resources was compiled by CBC in honour of Indigenous People’s Month (June).  It offers a variety of podcasts, videos, short reads, and activities that represent Indigenous knowledeges from all across Canada.  There is definitely something for everyone here. Click here, or on the picture above.

Embrace Race has proposed a vetted collection of children- and youth-friendly resources, blogs, and picture books to open up conversations on race, anti-racism, and compiling an anti-biased library. Click here, or on the picture above.

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Native Land is an interactive website demonstrating traditional territories (including areas of overlap)  across North and South America.  This map also includes Australia, New Zealand (Arotearoa) and a large portion of Western and Southern Africa.  There is also information here on Territorial Acknowledgements and a very useful Teacher’s Guide. Click here, or on the picture above.

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The British Columbia Teachers’ Federation (BCTF) has compiled a list of strategies, resources, and reference material on anti-racism. Click here, or on the picture above.


Teaching Tolerance provides educators with resources to ask the challenging questions in their classrooms and prepare students to engage in transformative conversations about Whiteness, Black Lives Matter, police violence, and racism. Click here, or on the picture above.


Black Lives Matter at School created a variety of classroom resources for every age group Click here, or on the picture above.


OISE’s Deepening Knowledge Project provides information about the history and perspectives of First Nations, Métis and Inuit and Native American cultures; information related to the issues of pressing concern to Indigenous peoples and their communities today; as well as curricula for teachers to incorporate this into teaching practice. Click here, or on the picture above.