Welcome to the Indigenous Resources Research Guide. This guide will help you navigate through the library's resources and other suggested resources by First nations, Inuit and Métis people in BC and Canada; resources about Indigenous art & literature, and Truth & Reconciliation. This guide is a work in progress. If you have any suggestions, please contact Ana Diab at firstname.lastname@example.org.
In 2016, the Canadian Association of University Teachers (CAUT) released a Territorial Acknowledgement Guide. The guide provides recommended acknowledgements for colleges and universities in Canada, including ECUAD:
We [I] would like to begin by acknowledging that the land on which we gather is the unceded territory of the Coast Salish Peoples, including the territories of the xʷməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish), and Səl̓ílwətaʔ/Selilwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations.
apihtawikosisan provides a response to the CAUT Guide and greater detail on using territorial acknowledgments in the essay, Beyond territorial acknowledgments.
Nativeland.ca suggests that a territorial acknowledgement responds to these questions:
"Things to know and questions to ask in order to avoid misappropriating Indigenous cultures"