(in thematical order)

. Design
. Education
. Indigenous Research Journals
. Indigenous Ways of Knowing and Living
. Language
. Planning



Design Justice Network

Internation Indigenous Design Charter (pdf)

Race, Space & Architecture



Alberta Government: First Nations, Metis and Inuit education

Assembly of First Nations: Education
Assembly of First Nations: First Nations Control of First Nations Education (pdf)

Battiste, M. and Barman, J., 1995. First Nations education in Canada: The circle unfolds. Vancouver: UBC Press.

Battiste, M. and Youngblood Henderson, J., 2009. Naturalizing Indigenous knowledge in eurocentric education. Canadian Journal of Native Education, 32(2), pp.5-18.

Blackfoot Confederacy Education

Calgary Board of Education: Indigenous Education

Canadian School Boards Association: Charter of Commitment; First Nations, Metis and Inuit Education (pdf)
Canadian School Boards Association: Indigenous Education

Cajete, G., 1994. Look to the mountain: An ecology of Indigenous education. Durango: Kivaki Press.

CBC Radio. 2018, 26 February. “Universities don't become different just by wishing for it": Eve Tuck on the challenge of changing academia. Available at: <>

Cote-Meek, S., 2004. Colonized classrooms: Racism, trauma and resistance in post-secondary education. Halifax: Fernwood Publishing.

Deer, F. and Falkenberg, T., eds., 2016. Indigenous perspectives on education for well-being in Canada. Winnipeg: Education for Sustainable Well-Being Press.

Edmonton Public Schools: First Nations, Metis, and Inuit Education

Findlay, L., 2000. Always indigenize! The radical humanities in the postcolonial Canadian University. ARIEL: A Review of International English Literature, 31(1), pp.307-326.

First Nations Education Steering Committee

Government of Alberta: First Nations, Metis and Inuit Education

Iseke-Barnes, J.M., 2008, Pedagogies for decolonizing. Canadian Journal of Native Education, 31(1), pp.123-148.

Louie, D., Poitras Pratt, Y., Hanson, A., & Ottmann, J., 2017. Applying indigenizing principles of decolonizing methodologies in university classrooms. Canadian Journal of Higher Education, 47(3), pp.16-33.

Lowan-Trudeau, G., 2017. Narrating a critical Indigenous pedagogy of place: A literary métissage. Educational Theory, 67(4), pp.509-525.

McFarlane, P. and Schabus, N., eds., 2017. Whose land is it anyway? A manual for decolonization. Vancouver: Federation of Post-Secondary Educators of BC. Available at: <>

Mihesuah, D.A. and Wilson, A.C., eds., 2004. Indigenizing the academy: Transforming scholarship and empowering communities. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press.

Ottmann, J., 2013. Indigenizing the academy: Confronting "contentious ground”.The Morning Watch: Educational and Social Analysis, 40(3-4), pp.8-24.

Pidgeon, M., 2016. More than a checklist: Meaningful Indigenous inclusion in higher education. Social Inclusion, 4(1), pp.77-91.

Pirbhai-Illich, F., Shauneen, P. and Martin, F., eds., 2017. Culturally responsive pedagogy: Working towards decolonization, indigeneity and interculturalism. London: Palgrave Macmillan.

Poitras Pratt, Y., & Danyluk, P.J., 2019. Exploring reconciliatory pedagogy and its possibilities through educator-led praxis. The Canadian Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 10(3). <>

Poitras Pratt, Y., & Danyluk, P., 2018. Transforming teachers and practices through First Nations, Métis and Inuit community learning experiences. In: D. Lund & K. Grain, eds., Wiley international handbook of service-learning for social justice. Boston, MA: Wiley Press, pp.171-190.

Poitras Pratt, Y., & Danyluk, P., 2017. Learning what schooling left out: Making an Indigenous case for critical service-learning and critical pedagogy within teacher education. Canadian Journal of Education, 40 (1). Available at: <>

Poitras Pratt, Y. & Lalonde, S., 2018. Art as transformative learning enroute to reconciliation. In: M.A., Peters, eds., Educational philosophy and theory. Singapore: Springer. Available at: <>

Poitras Pratt, Y., Louie, D.W., Hanson, A.J. & Ottman, J., 2018. Indigenous education and decolonization. In: G. Nobilt, eds., Oxford research encyclopedia of education. New York: Oxford University Press. Available at: <

Ragoonaden, K. and Mueller, L., 2017. Culturally responsive pedagogy: Indigenizing curriculum. Canadian Journal of Higher Education, 47(2), pp.22-46.

Simpson, L. B., 2014. Land as pedagogy: Nishnaabeg intelligence and rebellious transformation. Decolonization: Indigeneity, Education & Society, 3(3), pp.1-25.

Stoney Education Authority

Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada: Canada’s residential schools (reports)

Tsuut’ina Board of Education

Tuck, E. and Yang, K.W., 2012. Decolonization is not a metaphor. Decolonization: Indigeneity, Education and Society, 1(1), pp.1-40.

Universities Canada, Indigenous education

University of Calgary, Werklund School of Education: Indigenous education

University of Calgary, Werklund School of Education: Indigenous education resources


Indigenous Research Journals

Aboriginal Policy Studies

AlterNative: An International Journal of Indigenous Peoples

American Indian & Alaska Native Mental Health Research

American Indian Law Review

American Indian Quarterly

Ayaangwaamizin: The International Journal of Indigenous Philosophy

Canadian Journal of Native Education

Canadian Journal of Native Studies

Decolonization: Indigeneity, Education & Society

Etudes Inuit Studies

First Peoples Child & Family Review

Indigenous Law Journal

International Indigenous Policy Journal

International Journal of Critical Indigenous Studies

International Journal of Indigenous Health

Journal of Aboriginal Economic Development

Journal of Aboriginal Health

Journal of American Indian Education

Journal of Indigenous Research (Full Circle: Returning Native Research to the People)

Journal of Indigenous Wellbeing

Native American and Indigenous Studies Association Journal

Native Social Work Journal (Nishnaabe Kinoomaadwin Naadmaadwin)

Native Studies Review

The Canadian Journal of Native Studies

The Indigenous Peoples’ Journal of Law, Culture, and Resistance

Wicazo Sa Review

Indigenous Ways of Knowing and Living

Atleo, E.R., 2004. Tsawalk: A Nuu-chah-nulth worldview. Vancouver: UBC Press.

Bastien, B. - edited by Kremer J.W. and assited by Duane Mistaken Chief, 2004. Blackfoot ways of knowing: The worldview of the Siksikaitsitapi. Calgary: UofC Press. Available at: <>

Battiste, M., eds., 2000. Reclaiming Indigenous voice and vision. Vancouver: UBC Press.

Battiste, M. and Youngblood Henderson, J., 2000. Protecting indigenous knowledge and heritage: A global challenge. Saskatoon: Purich Publishing.

Beaulieu, D., 2012. Dene traditional knowledge about caribou cycles in the Northwest Territories. Rangifer, 32(2), pp.59–67.

Buck, W. (2009). Atchakosuk: Ininewuk stories of the stars. First Nations Perspectives Journal, 2(1), pp.71-83. Available at: <>

Calgary Foundation, 2019. Treaty 7 Indigenous Ally Toolkit. Available at: <>

Edge, L. and McCallum, T., 2006. Metis identity: Sharing traditional knowledge and healing practices at Metis elders gatherings. Pimatisiwin, 4(2), pp.83-115.

Johnson, M., 1992. Dene traditional knowledge. Northern Perspectives, 20(1), pp.3–5.

Kimmer, R.W., 2014. Braiding sweetgrass: Indigenous wisdom, scientific knowledge and the teaching of plants. Minneapolis: Milkweed Editions.

LeRat, H. & Ungar, L., 2005. Treaty promises, Indian reality: Life on a reserve. Saskatoon: Purich Publishing.

McCall, S., Reder, D., Gaertner, D. & L’Hirondelle Hill, G. (2017). Read, listen, tell: Indigenous stories from turtle island. Waterlow ON: Wilfrid Laurier University Press.

Marshall Leigh, G., 2019. Annoh’kotsiiyop: A Blackfoot graphic novel. Calgary: Urban Society for Aborginal Youth. 

Montreal Urban Aboriginal Community Strategy Network: Indigenous Ally Toolkit. Available at: <>

King, T., 2013. The inconvenient Indian: A curious account of Native People in North America. Toronto: Anchor Canada

Umeek/Atleo, E.R., 2011. Principles of tsawalk: An indigenous approach to global crisis. Vancouver: UBC Press.

Whitehead, J., 2018. Jonny Appleseed: A novel. Vancouver: Arsenal Pulp Press.



Auger, N., 2017. Discovering animals: English, French, Cree. Rocky Mountain Books.

Canadia Geographic: Mapping Indigenous languages in Canada

Dene Language Revitalization: Course Handbook (pdf)

Original Voices (CBC Indigenous)

Rocky Mountain Nakoda: Language introduction

Tsuut’ina Gunaha Institute

Tsuut'ina Greetings (video)

Tsuut'ina Linguistics (video)



Brody, H., 2009. Other side of eden: Hunters, farmers and the shaping of the world. Vancouver: D & M Publishers.

Colbourne, R. and Anderson, R., ed., 2020. Indigenous wellbeing and enterprise: Self-determination and sustainable economic development. London: Routledge.

Cruikshank, J., 2006. Do glaciers listen? Local knoweldge, colonial encounters, and social imagination. Vancouver: UBC Press.

Kermoal, N.  and Altamirano-Jimenez, I., eds., 2016. Living on the land: Indigenous women’s understanding of place. Edmonton: AU Press.

Little Bear, L., 2004. A conceptual anatomy of the blackfoot word. ReVision, 26(3), pp.31–38.

Louis, R.P., 2007. Can you hear us now? Voices from the margin: Using Indigenous methodologies in geographic research. Geographical Research, 45(2), pp.130-139

Millette, D., 2011. Land use planning on aboriginal lands - towards a new model for planning on reserve lands. Canadian Journal of Urban Research, 20(2), pp.20–35.

Native Land

Nelson, S., 2006. The utilization of traditional knowledge, land use and occupancy studies: A case study from western Alberta, Canada. [online] ProQuest Dissertations Publishing. Available at: <>

Pearce, M.W. and Louis, R.P., 2008. Mapping indigenous depth of place. [online] Available at: <>

Prusak, S.Y., Walker, R. and Innes, R., 2016. Toward indigenous planning? First Nation community planning in Saskatchewan, Canada. Journal of Planning Education and Research, 36(4), pp.440–450.
unknown, 2016. Plan Canada - 56(4). [online] Available at: <>

Walker, R., Jojola, T. and Natcher, D., 2013. Reclaiming indigenous planning. Montréal: MQUP.

Wied-Neuwied, M.A.P., 1976. People of the first man: Life among the Plains Indians in their final days of glory : The firsthand account of Prince Maximilian’s expedition up the Missouri River, 1833-34. New York: Dutton.

Zedeño, M.N., 2017. Bison hunters and the Rocky Mountains: An evolving partnership. Quaternary International, 461, pp.80–101.


Research Methodologies/Methods

Archibald, J., 2008. ‘Indigenous storywork methdology’. In: G. Knowles,  J. Gary and Cole A.L., eds. Handbook of the arts in qualitative research: Perspectives, methdologies, examples and issues. Thousand Oaks, California: Sage, pp.371-384.

Chilisa Bagele (2012). Indigenous methodologies,. London: Sage.

Denzin, N.K., Lincoln, Y.S. and Smith L.T., eds, 2008. Critical and indigenous methdologies. Thousand Oaks, California: Sage.

Indigenous/Non-Indigenous Research Partnerships

Indigenous/Non-Indigenous Research Partnerships Comic [pdf]

Kievit, J.A., 2003. A discussion of scholarly responsbilities to indigenous communities. American Indian Quaterly, Special Issue: Experiences in the Ivory Tower (Winter-Spring), 27(1/2), pp.3-45.

Kovach, M.E., 2010. Indigenous methods: Characteristics,conversations, and contexts. Toronto: University of Toronto Press.

Lambert, L., 2014. Research for indigenous survival: Indigenous research methdologies in the behavioural sciences. Pablo, Montana: Salish Kootenai College.

Smith, L.T., 2012, 2nd Edition. Decolonizing methodologies: Research and indigenous peoples. London: Zed Books.

Somatics toolkit

Strega, S. and Brown, L., 2015, 2nd Edition. Research as resistance: Revisiting critical, indigenous, and anti-oppresive approaches. Toronto: Canadian Scholars' Press.

Walter, M. and Andersen, C., 2013. Indigenous statistics: A quantitative research methodology. Walnut Creek: Left Coast Press.

Wilson, S., 2008. Research is ceremony: Indigenous research methods. Halifax: Fernwood Publishing.

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