Indigenous Related Teaching Resources
The following resources are offered to support decolonization efforts and intercultural understanding with respect to Indigenous peoples.
- Acknowledging First Nations Lands (pdf)
A resource to provide an understanding of the importance of acknowledging traditional First Nations lands, as well as suggestions for how to incorporate an acknowledgment into any gathering of people.
- Traditional Chiefs Welcome (pptx)
A recorded welcome by Ron Sam, elected Chief of Songhees Nation, available for your use.
- Four Feathers Writing Guide
The Four Feathers Writing Guide respectfully presents traditional Coast Salish teachings and approaches to learning to support Indigenous students develop as academic writers.
- Members of the Royal Roads University Heron People are available to support faculty, staff, and students throughout the year. This includes the opportunity to have an Indigenous elder visit your classroom.
- A resource guide meant to accompany the "Kinàmàgawin: Aboriginal Issues in the Classroom" documentary film that examines the difficulties experienced when discussing Aboriginal issues in postsecondary classrooms.
- Pulling Together: A Guide for Indigenization of Post-Secondary Institutions: A Professional Learning Series
A series of guides to support: Teachers & Instructors; Leaders & Administrators; Front-line Staff, Student Services & Advisors; Curriculum Developers; Researchers; and Foundations.
- San'yas Indigenous Cultural Safety Training
A facilitated online training program designed to enhance self-awareness and strengthen the skills of those who work both directly and indirectly with Indigenous people (designed for health authorities).
- Traditional First Nations Values (pdf)
A paper written by Floy Pepper and Bill White (1996) for educators to become knowledgeable about First Nations values and where possible incorporate these elements into their activities.
- Native Land
Interactive mapping website that outlines historical and present day Indigenous territories in North America and beyond. Searchable by address.