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Indigenous Education Network


The Indigenous Education Network promotes Indigenous education through curriculum, research and student support initiatives. 

Deepening Knowledge Project- Resources for and about Aboriginal Education 

Information about the history and traditions of First Nations, Métis, Inuit and Native American cultures, the challenges facing Aboriginal communities today, and curricula for incorporating this information into your lesson plans and resources for OISE students. Click here to view the DKP YouTube Channel and event listings.

The Centre for Indigenous Educational Research Student Speaker Series

The CIER Student Speaker Series is an exciting series of talks by BIPOC student researchers at OISE, University of Toronto. Register for events in the series at studentspeakers.eventbrite.ca. If you need any assistance registering for any of these events or would like more information, please contact cier.oise@utoronto.ca

Think Indigenous Online Indigenous Education K-8  via Facebook: @ThinkIndigenousOnlineEd

National Centre for Collaboration in Indigenous Education

Connects communities with each other to share their stories about Indigenous education across Canada and around the world.

Web Series: OISE Stay @ Home Club

The OISE Stay @ Home Club is a Twitter Live series that features alumni and friends of the Institute leading interactive lessons for children and adults alike.

Native Northwest

Native Northwest is offering free, culturally connected colouring pages.


Complimentary Indigenous Education Activity Journal


31 animated short films in 7 Indigenous languages and/or read or watch a series of 3storybooks all based upon COPA's empowerment approach to children's rights, human rights and anti-oppression.

University of Toronto Office of Indigenous Initiatives

The office of Indigenous Initiatives was established in response to the report by U of T's Truth and Reconciliation Commission Steering Committee. The Office's mandate is to support and guide the U of T community as it continues to work towards reconciliation.


The University of Toronto has joined Coursera, an innovative platform which has the potential to unlock the possibilities of open access education to the University and its divisions allowing us to expand our reach far and beyond. As part of OpenUToronto, the initial offering will include five open access not-for-credit courses including OISE’s Aboriginal Worldviews and Education led by Jean-Paul Restoule. Faculty and staff are encouraged to sign up for this course. It is a great professional development opportunity to develop a deeper appreciation and respect for the histories, cultures, values, and contemporary realities of Indigenous peoples. This is especially important in light of OISE’s commitment to Indigenous Education.

Infinite Reach Network

Infinite Reach Network members share experiences at their respective universities and colleges and support one another in their academics while staying in touch with their culture. The goal of the Infinite Reach program is to create a community of students who can easily connect with one another, to bridge academic pursuit with Métis values. For more information and to find an Infinite Reach Facilitator at the University of Toronto, please visit the Infinite Reach: Métis Student Solidarity Network website.

Community Organizations

A list of Indigenous community organizations in Toronto can be found on the IEN's Community Organizations page.

National Organizations

National Indigenous organizations can be found on the IEN's National Indigenous Organizations page.


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