Resources related to Human Rights complaint:

The following documents related to Max and Torianne Johnson's cases are available for download:

Learning Resources

Truth & Reconciliation Commission Calls to Action: http://trc.ca/assets/pdf/Calls_to_Action_English2.pdf

Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls Inquiry Final Report: https://www.mmiwg-ffada.ca/final-report/

150 Acts of Reconciliation: http://activehistory.ca/2017/08/150-acts-of-reconciliation-for-the-last-150-days-of-canadas-150/

 

Anti-Racism & Cross Cultural Educators

Michelle Nahanee, Decolonizing Practices https://decolonizingpractices.org/

Anita McPhee Strategies: Cross Cultural Teachings and Teaching History through an Indigenous Lens

https://www.facebook.com/almstrategies/services
annitamcpheestrategies@gmail.com

Jada Gabrielle Pape - Courage Consulting
https://courageconsulting.ca

 

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