Truth and Reconciliation

April-May 2019 -- 21 Things You May Not Know About the Indian Act : Helping Canadians Make Reconciliation With Indigenous Peoples a Reality.

The Library is pleased to support the book discussion, co-sponsored by the UPEI Faculty Development Office and the Indigenous Education Advisory Circle, of Bob Joseph's influential 2018 publication, 21 Things You May Not Know About the Indian Act ... . A copy is available for short-term Reserve borrowing at the main Library Service Desk.

  • The original blog post by Joseph, which provides the basis for the book and which has been viral online since its first posting in 2015, is available here
  • The Truth and Reconciliation Commission's Calls to Action, which form Appendix 3 of Joseph's book, are also available in a standalone document here.
  • Bob Joseph has given numerous media interviews about his book, including this March 2018 print piece in The Tyee and this May 2018 video conversation on TV Ontario (TVO).

Other resources available on the Web and / or through Robertson Library related to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission process and report (TR) include: