Additional Resources & References

If you are interested in learning more about decolonization, we recommend exploring the following:

Centre for Teaching & Learning, Queen’s University. (2019, January 28). Decolonization [Video]. YouTube.

McGregor, H.E. (2012). Decolonizing Pedagogies Teacher Reference Booklet. Aboriginal Focus School, Vancouver School Board. Available at

Sandbox:Engineering Decolonization/Reading. (2020, October 15). UBC Wiki.

Truth & Reconciliation Commission of Canada. (2015). Calls to Action. Available at

United Nations. (2007, September 13). United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP). Available at

Wane, N. Shahjahan, R. A., & Wagner, A. (2011). Walking the Talk: Decolonizing the Politics of Equity of Knowledge and Charting the Course for an Inclusive Curriculum in Higher Education. Canadian Journal of Development Studies / Revue canadienne d’études du développement, 25(3), 499-510.

Additional References

Betts, R. (2012). Decolonization: A brief history of the word. In Bogaerts, E. & Raben, R. (Eds.), Beyond Empire and Nation: The Decolonization of African and Asian societies, 1930s-1970s, pp. 23-38. Brill. Retrieved from

Brians, P. (1998). “Postcolonial literature”: Problems with the term. Washington State University. Retrieved from

Government of Canada. (n.d.). Canada and the United Nations.

Indigenous Corporate Trainings, Inc. (2017, March 29) A Brief Definition of Decolonization and Indigenization [blog post]. Indigenous Corporate Trainings, Inc. Retrieved from

Kohn, M. and Reddy, K. (2017). Colonialism. In Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy. Retrieved from

Marotta, S. (2021). De-colonizing Classrooms [Emerging Voices project]. Ryerson School of Journalism, Ryerson University.

United Nations. (n.d.). Our work.


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