BIBLIOGRAPHY OF RESOURCES: Weaving Reconciliation: Our Way


  • Coull, Cheryl, A Traveler’s Guide to Aboriginal B.C.
  • Georgeson, Rosemary and S. Walling, “Learning from Our Mistakes: Building Relationships through the Arts with FIrst Nations Communities,, vol. 10, no. 4
  • Gray, Linda, First Nations 101: tons of stuff you need to know about First Nations People
  • Hill, Gord, The 500 Years of Resistance Comic Book
  • King, Thomas, The Inconvenient Indian: a Curious Account of Native People in North America
  • Maracle, Lee, My Conversations with Canadians


  • Musqueam Comprehensive Land Claim Preliminary Report on Musqueam Land Use and Occupancy, presented to Office of Native Claims by Musqueam Band Council, 1984
  • Tsleil-Waututh First Nation Eco-Cultural Resource Guide for Burrard Inlet and Indian Arm, 2001, prepared by Tsleil-Waututh First Nation and Alexander Heritage Consulting
  • XAY TEMIXW Land Use Plan: For Forests and Wilderness of Squamish Nations Traditional Territory, Land and Resources Committee, Squamish Nation, 2001


  • Carlson, K.T., You Are Asked To Witness: The Stó:lo in Canada’s Pacific Coast History
  • Carlson, K.T., A.J. McHalsie, K. Blomfield Stó:lo-Coast Salish Historical Atlas
  • Harris, C. The Resettlement of British Columbia: Essays on Colonialism and Geographical Change
  • Silvey, Diane From Time Immemorial: The First Peoples of the Pacific Northwest Coast
  • Barman, Jean, Stanley Park’s Secret: The Forgotten Families of Whoi Whoi, Kanaka Ranch and Brockton Point
  • Khahtsahlano, August Jack and Major J.S. Matthews, Conversations with Khatsalano 1932-1954
  • Kirkness, Verna J., Khot-La-Cha: The Autobiography of Chief Simon Baker
  • A Scrapbook of Memories: A History of the Vancouver Aboriginal Friendship Centre as seen through newspaper clippings from 1950s to the 1970s (Vancouver Aboriginal Friendship Centre)
  • Union of BC Indian Chiefs Historical Timeline


  • Armstrong, J., L. Maracle, G. Young-Ing, D. Derickson, We Get Our Living Like Milk From the Land: History of the Okanagan Nation
  • Harris, C., The Resettlement of British Columbia: Essays on Colonialism and Geographical Change
  • Silvey, Diane, From Time Immemorial: The First People of the Pacific Northwest Coast


  • Harris, Douglas C., Landing Native FIsheries: Indian Reserves and Fishing Rights in British Columbia, 1849-1925
  • Knight, R. Indians at Work: an Informal History of Native Labour in British Columbia, 1858-1930


  • Campbell, Marie, Half-breed
  • Daschuk, Clearing the Plains; Disease, Politics of Starvation and the Loss of Aboriginal Life


  • Freeman, Victoria Jane, “Toronto Has no History!” Indigeneity, Settler Colonialism and Historical Memory in Canada’s Largest City, Ph.D. Thesis, Dept. of History, University of Toronto, 2010”
  • Maracle, Brian, Back on the Rez: Finding the Way Back Home


  • Allain, Jane May, Aboriginal Fishing Rights: Supreme Court Decisions, Parliament of Canada,
  • Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Treaty. Arrangements Regarding Fish in British Columbia


  • Fournier, S., Crey, E., Stolen from our Embrace: The Abduction of First Nation’s Children and the Restoration of Aboriginal Communities
  • Knockwood, Isabelle, Out of the Depths: the Experiences of Mi’kmaw Children at the Indian Residential School at Shubenacadie, Nova Scotia
  • Miller, J. R., Shingwauk’s Vision: A History of Native Residential Schools
  • Sellars, Bev, They Called Me Number One: Secrets and Survival at an Indian Residential School
  • The Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada, They Came for the Children: Canada, Aboriginal People and Residential Schools


  • Maracle, B., Crazy Water: Native Voices on Addiction and Recovery
  • Rupert, Ross, Indigenous Healing: Exploring Traditional Paths
  • Verniest, Laura, Allying with the Medicine Wheel: Social Work Practice with Aboriginal Peoples


  • Aboriginal Healing Foundation Research Series, From Truth to Reconciliation: Transforming the Legacy of Residential Schools
  • Aboriginal Healing Foundation Research Series, Response, Responsibility and Renewal: Canada’s Truth and Reconciliation Journey
  • Mather, A., J. Dewar and M. DeGagne, Cultivating Canada: Reconciliation through the Lens of Cultural Diversity
  • Regan, Paulette, Unsettling the Settler Within: Indian Residential Schools, Truth Telling and Reconciliation in Canada
  • The Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada, volume one summary of the Final Report of the TRC: Honouring the Truth, Reconciling for the Future
  • Truth and Reconciliation Commission: Calls to Action;

  • Aboriginal Writers Collective West Coast, Salish Seas: an anthology of text + image
  • Archibald, Jo-ann/Q’um Q’um Xiiem, Indigenous Storywork: Educating the Heart, Mind, Body and Spirit
  • Cardinal, Douglas and Jeannette Armstrong, The Native Creative Process: A Collaborative Discourse
  • Dangeli, Mique’l, Dancing Sovereignty: Protocol and Politics in Northwest Coast First Nations Dance, Ph.D. Thesis, Art History and Theory, University of BC
  • Jamieson, Eric, The Native Voice: The Story of how Maisie Hurley and Canada’s First Aboriginal Newspaper Changed a Nation
  • Kimmerer, Robin Wall, Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge, and the Teachings of Plants
  • Maracle, Lee, Memory Serves: Oratories
  • Nolan, Yvette, Medicine Shows: Indigenous Performance Culture
  • Taylor, Drew Hayden, Me Artsy: an exploration and deconstruction of the Aboriginal Artistic Spirit
  • First People’s Cultural Council, Proceedings of the Cultural Protocols and the Arts Forum, 2014,…/Arts/FPCC_Cultural__Protocols_and_the_Arts_Forum_2015.pdf

  • Chief Bill Williams, N. Bleck, K. Dodds, Picturing Transformation Nexw Áyantsut
  • Community Arts and (De)Colonization: Vol.12, No. 3 & 4,
  • Miller, E., E. Little, Steven High: Going Public: The Art of Participatory Practice
  • Walling, S., T. Hunter, J. Endo Greenaway, From the Heart of a City: Community-engaged Theatre and Music Productions from Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside 2002-2013
  • Weigler, Will, from the Heart: How 100 Canadians created an unconventional theatre performance about reconciliation