Reference Materials

Indigenous Awareness Training

Indigenous Awareness Canada offers Online Indigenous Awareness Training

Learn about Canada’s Indigenous People and help non-indigenous Canadians and Indigenous peoples move toward reconciliation.

Do you want to build better relationships with Indigenous peoples?

Do you want to engage more positively and learn to enhance communication with Indigenous peoples?

Affordable and effective online training!


A Guide to Taking Your Family to a Powwow for the First Time

About Sharing Circles -  Conducting a Sharing Circle and Standards of Presence

150 Acts of Reconciliation for Canada’s 150
Guide to reconciliation for non-Indigenous Canadians
A special list for Canada 150 — of reconciliation acts any Canadian can do if they are ready to rethink their views about their Indigenous peers.

Colouring it Forward ...more than a colouring book. A series of books and calendars about different nations, and tells the story about Canada’s First Nations people.


Canadians for a New Partnership  Support of building new partnerships between Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples in Canada

Groundwork for Change   This site is meant to support people who are asking questions and looking to learn more in respectful and useful ways. It was created to provide access to information to help non-Indigenous/settler peoples grow relationships with Indigenous peoples that are rooted in solidarity and justice. 

Government of Manitoba > Indigenous Inclusion Directorate
Smudging Protocol and Guidelines for School Divisions (Manitoba)