Sunday, June 13, 2021

things you can do to support the Indigenous community right now



Listen to what the community is saying.  What has been discovered and is being discussed is not "history" or doesn't involve you.  This is an issue for everyone in Canada.


 Donate to the Tk̓emlúps te Secwépemc


Donations will be used toward the work that is needed for further investigation(scientific and archival) and later memorialize the children

Donations can be made at Cheques can be made out to Temlúps te Secwepemc and mailed to 200-330 Chief Alex Thomas Way, Kamloops, BC V2H 1H1

Go fund me - Find Our Lost Children - raising money to look for more lost children at other residential school locations.

 Donate to the Orange Shirt Society

Donate to the Indian Residential School Survivors Society 



Visit Native Land  -  research where you live and what traditional territory you live on.

Read stories about children who tried to return home but did not survive.  Read survivors stories.  Read about how these children were treated.

Read the Truth and Reconciliation Report and the 94 Calls to Action.

Read books and articles by Indigenous authors -  

8 Indigenous Womens Voices You Need To Hear

11 Indigenous Authors To Read 

108 Indigenous Writers recommended by CBC readers

35 Books To Read For National Indigenous History Month 2020 

Indigenous Canada course from Coursera