Tracing Threads

How can you reconcile on stolen land?

“It is infuriating for me to hear anybody talk about what reconciliation is in this country” —Skyler Wiliams A sheet of snow covered the ground on...

Letter from the Editor

This project was born out of a curiosity to explore some of the TRC’s Calls to Action, how they have—or haven’t—been implemented, and what Indigenous activists say still needs to be done. What we found was much deeper than that.

How can you reconcile on stolen land?

“It is infuriating for me to hear anybody talk about what reconciliation is in this country” —Skyler Wiliams A sheet of snow covered the ground on...

Arrested journalists, misrepresented conflicts

When Anishinaabe journalism professor Duncan McCue, a member of the Chippewas of Georgina Island First Nation, first read the section of the Truth and...

Education for reconciliation

When the final report of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada (TRC) was first released in 2015, Pamela Toulouse, who is Ojibwe/Odawa from...

Repairing severed lines

As an Indigenous woman with mixed ethnicity, the “percentage” of my Indigeneity has been a recurring theme in my life—especially since I didn’t obtain...

Resistance and reclamation

For Andrew Caldwell, a proud Algonquin two-spirit person—who uses both he and they pronouns interchangeably—the interconnectedness of themself is wrapped up in their identity...

Colonial institutions

After the final recommendations of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) were released in December of 2015, universities in Ontario scrambled to respond. Canadian post-secondary...

For the Creator

The announcer notices the team, dressed in black and green, emerge from the dressing room. He grabs the microphone. One by one, the players...