Resources on Indigenous Peoples

Information on BCIA's Indigenous Peoples Awareness Training requirement

Important Resources

Resources on Residential Schools (PDF with links)

Indigenous Relations Behavioural Competencies - BC Government

YouTube webinar - Indigenous and Canadian Histories101

Village Workshop Series

Indigenous Corporate Training - Resources

23 Tips on What NOT to Say or Do When Working Effectively with Indigenous Peoples

27 Tips on What to Say and Do When Working Effectively with Indigenous Peoples

Indigenous Rights, Title and the Duty to Consult

Indigenous Cultural Safety Collaborative Learning Series - Webinars

Indigenous Cultural Training Competency Test

UNBC Aboriginal Speaker Series

The UNBC Aboriginal Guest Speaker Series invites experts from a range of backgrounds to discuss a variety of topics. The purpose of this series is to enhance the goals of the UNBC Aboriginal Service Plan, which are: 

  1. increase the access, retention, completion, and transition opportunities for Aboriginal learners;
  2. strengthen partnerships and collaboration in Aboriginal post-secondary education;
  3. increase the receptivity and relevance of post-secondary institutions and programs for Aboriginal learners, including providing support for initiatives that address systemic barriers. 

Cultural Resource Training Program 

The Cultural Resource Monitor (CRM) training program provides course participants with the valuable applied field and research skills and experience in the expanding field of cultural resource management. Course description

Indigenous Engagement Guidebook - A Practical and Principled Approach for Mineral Explorers (2015)

The Indigenous Engagement Guidebook was developed by the Association of Mineral Exploration in BC (AMEBC) and provides useful information on Aboriginal history, law, engagement and best practices. 

Indigenous Engagement in Mining - a publication by Natural Resource Canada

United Nations Declaration on Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP)

The United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP) was adopted by the General Assembly on Thursday, 13 September 2007.  Today the Declaration is the most comprehensive international instrument on the rights of indigenous peoples. It establishes a universal framework of minimum standards for the survival, dignity and well-being of the indigenous peoples of the world and it elaborates on existing human rights standards and fundamental freedoms as they apply to the specific situation of indigenous peoples. 

Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada

To redress the legacy of residential schools and advance the process of Canadian reconciliation, the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada has created a Call to Action document.  Website:    View Document

Resources on First Nations Pronunciations AND

Education and First Nations - University of British Columbia