Category Archives: Indigenous Ground Floor Display

Land-Based Learning

This month’s book display at the OISE ground floor display case focuses on Indigenous pedagogies, and land-based learning. The books in this display have been curated to offer a taste of the variety of materials that can be used to … Continue reading

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Black and Indigenous Feminisms

This month in October, our Indigenous Ground Floor display features books on Black and Indigenous Feminisms. Black Feminism is grounded in Black women’s lived experiences through oppression in various forms of racism and sexism, and Indigenous Feminism … Continue reading

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Orange Shirt Day

Orange Shirt Day is a commemoration every year on September 30th for the survivors of Residential Schools and their families, as well as a time for settlers to reflect on how relationships with Indigenous peoples might be improved. Founded by … Continue reading

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Books for Two-Spirit Pride!

The term Two-Spirit is a term used within Indigenous communities to refer to specific Indigenous understandings of gender, sexuality and spirituality. The word is an umbrella term and there are different terms, responsibilities and roles for Two-Spirit people that are … Continue reading

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Beginning the Journey of Indigenous Understanding

In December of 2019, the Yellowhead Institute released a report, “Calls To Action Accountability: A Status Update On Reconciliation”, bringing attention to the fact that only 9 of 94 Calls to Action listed by the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of … Continue reading

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