This page presents a living list of some resources I have found helpful…  Updated as often as possible.

On Various Aspects of Indian Residential Schools


Aboriginal Healing Foundation

Legacy of Hope Foundation


Aboriginal Healing Foundation. 2012. Speaking My Truth: Reflections on Reconciliation & Residential School. Ottawa, ON: Aboriginal Healing Foundation.

Haig Brown, Celia. 1988. Resistance and Renewal: Surviving the Indian Residential School. Vancouver, BC: Arsenal Pulp Press.

On Truth and Reconciliation in Canada


Blog: Tracing Memory

Website: Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada


Reagan, Paulette. 2010. Unsettling the Settler Within: Indian Residential Schools, Truth Telling, and Reconciliation in Canada. Vancouver, BC: UBC Press.

On Repair and Historical Injustice


Website: Historical Justice and Memory Research Network

  • This site brings together academics and activists on the topics of memory, memorialization, historicisation, historical and transitional justice.

Website: Political Apologies and Reparations

  • This site offers a searchable database for documents on apologies and reparations.

Website: Institute for Historical Justice and Reconciliation

  • A Non-Governmental Organization that works to “dispel public myths of historically divided legacies”.  Provides some resources primarily in video and textual formats.


Adachi, Ken. 1976. The Enemy that Never Was: A History of the Japanese Canadians. Toronto, ON: McClelland & Stewart.

Eudaily, Sean Patrick. 2004. The Present Politics of the Past: Indigenous Legal Activism and Resistance to (Neo) Liberal Governmentality.

Miki, Roy. 2006. Redress: Inside the Japanese Canadian Call for Justice. Vancouver, BC: Raincoast Books.




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