We appreciate you having spent time with us and thank you for your willingness to continue to learn and grow together with us in our journey to create a better future for all peoples. To assist with your on-going learning and consideration of next steps, here are some useful resources you may like to explore:

Indigenous Territory

If you are unsure whose Indigenous territory you are living, you can find that information here

Excellent Websites to explore:

A great website on allyship and what that means.

How to be an Ally to Indigenous People

An excellent website containing webinars that center Indigenous voices in cultural safety work.

Great Books to dig into:

Settler: Identity and colonialism in 21st century Canada, co-authored by Emma Battell Lowman and Dr. Adam Barker (who is also featured in ICS webinars mentioned below) and:

Unsettling the Settler Within, by Paulette Regan.

Videos to watch:

Role of an Ally with IndigenEYEZ co-founder Kim Haxton, UBC Learning Circle, Feb 2019

8th Fire, University of Toronto online course exploring Indigenous ways of knowing, featuring Wab Kinew: Episode 1 / Episode 2 / Episode 3 / Episode 4

Decolonization is for Everyone TEDx talk with Nikki Sanchez, March 2019

Podcasts to listen to:

CBC Podcasts (Unreserved) hosted by Rosanna Deerchild:

Expanding our perspectives
for improved relations


kinSHIFT is an Indigenous-led initiative supporting settlers in building respectful relationships with Indigenous peoples and places. Our experiential, arts-based workshops allow participants to learn, practice, ask questions, and make mistakes in a safe environment, all while building a foundation for engaging meaningfully with Indigenous peoples.

kinSHIFT is a project of IndigenEYEZ, a community-based initiative that has been empowering emerging Indigenous leaders since 2013. IndigenEYEZ is a project on MakeWay’s shared platform.

SHARED HISTORY means knowing where we come from.

COLLECTIVE PURPOSE is coming together to make the change we want -- to restore healthy places for all.

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