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What follows is a companion piece to "White Mennonite static" by American scholar Tobin Miller Shearer.
- Mennonite Church Canada offers several resources, through its office of Indigenous-Settler Relations, including the “TRC Trilogy”: Wrongs to Right; Yours, Mine and Ours; and The Quest for Respect. Borrow or purchase from commonword.ca.
- The Skin We’re In. Journalist Desmond Cole documents incidents of systemic racism in Canada, one for each month of 2017.
- The Inconvenient Indian. Author and activist Thomas King offers stories and insights on the experience of Indigenous peoples in North America.
- Cracking Open White Identity towards Transformation. This eight-session resource for group study was published by the Canadian Council of Churches. Borrow from commonword.ca.
- Colour Code. This 11-part podcast series, produced by the Globe and Mail, includes interviews with authors, academics, artists and leaders on various aspects of racism in Canada.
- The Secret Life of Canada. This CBC podcast includes perspectives from BIPOC communities.
- CBC Gem (gem.cbc.ca) free streaming service includes:
- A long-running documentary series, Maamuitaau, tells stories, in both Cree and English, of the James Bay Crees;
- We Need to Talk: Addressing Systemic Racism in Alberta. A virtual town hall on systemic racism in Alberta, through firsthand accounts; and
- Unmasking Racism. A virtual town hall about systemic racism in the workplace, the media and in day-to-day interactions in British Columbia.
- National Film Board of Canada (nfb.ca) has a list of documentaries on anti-racism, for free streaming, featuring Indigenous, Black and people of mixed ancestry, and people of Asian descent.
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