Indigenous Advocacy Resources

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Unist'ot'en Camp + Gidimt'en Yintah Access

Wet'suwet'en land defenders are in an ongoing fight to protect their land from the Coastal Gas Link pipeline.

The Unist'ot'en and Gidmt'en Camps are two checkpoints controlling access to Wet'suwet'en territories.

RAVEN Trust

RAVEN stands for Respecting Aboriginal Values and Environmental Needs. RAVEN asserts: "the inherent and constitutionally protected rights of Indigenous peoples is a powerful pathway to reconciliation and environmental justice.  

Tiny House Warriors

Land defenders asserting their jurisdiction of unceded Secwépemc territory by building Tiny Houses along the Trans Mountain Pipeline route.

1492 Land Back Lane

Six Nations Land Defenders are fighting to stop the Mackenzie Meadows Housing Development on unceded Haudenosaunee land. 

IRSSS

IRSSS is the Indian Residential School Survivor Society. They are a provincial organization with a 20 year history of providing support to survivors of Canada's residential schools. The link below offers information and ways to help.

Educate Yourself and Others

SFU FNSA

The First Nations Student Association (FNSA) is a student organization that: personally, academically, and culturally supports Indigenous students (First Nation, Inuit, and Métis) and educates the campus community on event highlights as well as Indigenous interests.

Opinion: ‘Land Back’ is more than a slogan for a resurgent Indigenous movement

Kanahus Manuel and Naomi Klein write about the Land Back movement and land defense efforts across "Canada". (6 min read)

Apihtawikosisan:

Law. Language. Culture.

A useful guide for settlers to start learning about Indigenous rights and issues. Run by public intellectual, writer, and educator Chelsea Vowel, Métis from manitow-sâkahikan (Lac Ste. Anne) Alberta.

Groundwork for Change

A resource for non-Indigenous people to learn and grow relationships with Indigenous people and communities that are rooted in solidarity and justice.

Native-Land.ca: 

Community Generated Maps

A community generated resource that shows the names of Indigenous land where you are.

LAND BACK: What does it mean?

4Rs Youth Movement Article on what "land back" means. This article was written specifically for non-Indigenous people on Indigenous lands and includes actions you can take and accounts you can follow to show solidarity. (6 min read)