Decolonization Resources

This list of resources will be supplemented and expanded on an on-ongoing basis. To add suggestions, please email

Carleton Policies

Land Acknowledgement and Resources:

Kinàmàgawin (Learning Together): 

A History of Aboriginal Programming at Carleton:

Teaching and Pedagogy

Teaching and Learning Resources Compiled by Carleton University:

Collaborative Indigenous Learning Bundles: 

Shekon Neechie bibliography of Indigenous-authored history books and articles:


Student Resources

Student Resources at Carleton:

Community Resources

Kitigan Zibi Anishnabeg:

Algonquins of Pikwakanagan:

Gabrielle Fayant, Madeline Ienerahtahawi Kelly, “Mapping Indigenous Youth Services Ottawa,” Assembly of Seven Generations, 2020,

Readings on Decolonization, Research and Teaching (This includes an Indigenous reading list as well as information on vendors, artists, reports, shows, films, learning opportunities etc).

Battell Lowman, Emma, and Adam J. Barker. Settler : Identity and Colonialism in 21st Century Canada. Fernwood Publishing, 2015.

Dorries, Heather, Tyler McCreary, David Hugill, Robert Henry, and Julie Tomiak, eds. Settler City Limits: Indigenous Resurgence and Colonial Violence in the Urban Prairie West. Edited by Heather Dorries, Robert Henry, David Hugill, Tyler McCreary, and Julie Tomiak. University of Manitoba Press, 2019.

Groat, Cody, and Kim Anderson. “Holding Place: Resistance, Reframing, and Relationality in the Representation of Indigenous History.” Canadian Historical Review 102, no. 3 (2021): 465-484.

Smith, Linda Tuhiwai. Decolonizing Methodologies: Research and Indigenous Peoples. Third edition. London: Zed Books, 2021.

Tuck, Eve, and K. Wayne Yang. “Decolonization is not a metaphor.” Decolonization: Indigeneity, Education & Society 1.1 (2012): 1-40.

Tuck, Eve. “Commentary: Decolonizing Methodologies 15 Years Later.” AlterNative : an international journal of indigenous peoples 9.4 (2013): 365–372.

Vowel, Chelsea. Indigenous Writes: A Guide to First Nations, Métis, & Inuit Issues in Canada. Winnipeg: Portage & Main Press, 2017.

Wilson, Shawn. Research is Ceremony: Indigenous Research Methods. Black Point, Nova Scotia: Fernwood Publishing. 2008.

Younging, Gregory. Elements of Indigenous Style: A Guide for Writing By and About Indigenous Peoples. Alberta: Brush Education, 2018.


Sean Carleton, Truth Before Reconciliation: How to Identify and Confront Residential School Denialism. September 20, 2023.

REDx Talks: