Books, Articles & Guides

Books and Articles

Guides

Other Educational Resources

San’yas: Indigenous Cultural Safety (ICS)

San’yas: Indigenous Cultural Safety (ICS) training is a unique, facilitated on-line training program designed to increase knowledge, enhance self-awareness, and strengthen the skills of those who work both directly and indirectly with Aboriginal people. The goal of the ICS training is to further develop individual competencies and promote positive partnerships.

The training is available to all continuing SFU employees with supervisor’s approval (APSA, CUPE, APEX and Poly Party). To register, click here. If you are a current Psychology graduate student, please contact Tara Smith (psycmgr@sfu.ca) to enroll and have the San'yas course fee waived.

University of Alberta: Indigenous Canada

Indigenous Canada is a free, 12-lesson Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) from the Faculty of Native Studies that explores Indigenous histories and contemporary issues in Canada. From an Indigenous perspective, this course explores key issues facing Indigenous peoples today from a historical and critical perspective highlighting national and local Indigenous-settler relations. Topics for the 12 lessons include the fur trade and other exchange relationships, land claims and environmental impacts, legal systems and rights, political conflicts and alliances, Indigenous political activism, and contemporary Indigenous life, art and its expressions. To register, click here.