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Truth and Reconciliation Resource Recommendations for Indigenous History Month and Beyond

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Jun 25, 2021

In this list, Allard Law faculty and staff share their recommendations for students and colleagues in the legal community on the themes of truth and reconciliation and Indigenous and Aboriginal law. The list includes reports, films, articles and books by authors including Allard Law Professors Gordon ChristieRobert YELḰÁTŦE Clifford and Johnny Mack.


National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls

Truth and Reconciliation Commission Reports

Report of the Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples 

Yellowhead Institute

Aboriginal Justice Implementation Commission




Teaching and Learning Resources


This list was compiled from recommendations by Allard Law faculty and staff: Efrat Arbel, Associate Professor; Janine Benedet, Dean pro tem and Professor; Lindsay Cashin, Alumni Relations Manager; Paige MacKenzie, Assistant Dean, Development; Benjamin Perrin, Professor; Dr. Graham Reynolds, Associate Professor; Dr. Robert Russo, Lecturer; Lee Schmidt, Indigenous Legal Studies Associate Director; Jocelyn Stacey, Assistant Professor; James G. Stewart, Associate Professor; Kristen Thomasen, Acting Assistant Professor; Stepan Wood, Professor; Margot Young, Professor.

Future calls for submissions will be circulated to ensure this list is kept up to date.


The Hope for Wellness Help Line is open to all Indigenous Peoples across Canada, and offers 24-hour mental health counselling, via phone 1-855-242-3310 or chat Line.

Call 310-6789 (no area code needed) toll-free anywhere in BC to access emotional support, information and resources specific to mental health and substance use issues. Available 24 hours a day.

KUUS-US: The KUU-US Crisis Line Society operates a 24-hour provincial Aboriginal Crisis line for: adults, elders and youth 

Adult/Elder Crisis Line: 250-723-4050 
Child/Youth Crisis Line: 250-723-2040 
BC Wide Toll Free: 1800-KUU-US17 (1-800-588-8717) 
Métis Crisis Line BC Toll Free: 1833-MétisBC (1-833-638-4722)  

The Indian Residential School Survivors Society (IRSSS) provides essential services to Residential School Survivors, their families, and to those dealing with intergenerational trauma. Call toll free: 1 800 721 0066.

The First Nations Health Authority Mental Wellness & Counselling Support offers a list of providers registered with health benefits at or call 1 855 550 5454.

Student Counselling Services

UBC Counselling Services - 604 822 3811
M–W & F: 8.30-4.30/Th: 10.30-4.30  
Drop-in counselling, wellness advising and counselling appointments. 

Anna Kline, Counsellor and Manager, Student Wellbeing - 604 822
Counselling appointments for Allard law students

Indigenous students can access support via the Student Health and Wellbeing portal.

UBC Student Assistance Program (SAP) - 1 833 590 1328 (In North America), 1 604 757 9734 (Outside North America) UBC student community counselling service – immediate and short term counselling. Available 24/7.

Here2Talk - 1 877 857 3397  BC post-secondary student counselling service – single session. Available 24/7.



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