This reference guide offers a list of resources to assist with creating a personalized territory acknowledgement statement and in learning more about territory acknowledgements in general.

Asher, L. (2018).  The limits of settlers' territorial acknowledgments. Curriculum Inquiry, 48(3), 316-334. 

Bell, C. (2020). Unsettling existence: Land acknowledgement in contemporary Indigenous performance. Performance Research, 25(2), 141-148. 

Canadian Association of University Teachers (2023). Guides to acknowledging First Peoples & traditional territory.

Daigle, M. (2019). The spectacle of reconciliation: On (the) unsettling responsibilities to Indigenous peoples in the academy. Environment and Planning D: Society and Space, 37(4), 703–721. 

Kappler, M. (2017, January 14). Reconciliation more than land acknowledgments, Aboriginal groups say. The Canadian Press. 

National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation (2022). History of the TRC. TRC website.

Native Governance Centre (2021, February 12). Beyond land acknowledgement series.

Native Land Digital (2023). Welcome.

Pickard, R. (2018). Acknowledgement, Disruption, and Settler-Colonial Ecocriticism. ISLE: Interdisciplinary Studies in Literature and Environment, 25(2), 317-326. 

Rach, Jack. (2015, July 29). Asper student builds cultural bridge between Indigenous community and Winnipeg Blue Bombers. UM Today News.

Shebahkeget. Ozten (2024, February 15). ‘We are not Oji-Cree’: 22 First Nations across Manitoba, Ontario clear the air on distinct identity. CBC News.

Treaty Relations Commission of Manitoba (2022). We are all treaty people. TRCM website.

Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada: Calls to Action (2015). Calls to action. PDF.

University of Manitoba. (2011). Statement of apology and reconciliation to Indian Residential School Survivors. UM website.

Wark, J. (2021). Land acknowledgements in the academy: Refusing the settler myth. Curriculum Inquiry, 51:2, 191-209

Wilkes, R., Duong, A., Kesler, L., & Ramos, H. (2017). Canadian university acknowledgment of Indigenous lands, treaties, and peoples. Canadian Review of Sociology, 54(1), 89-120. 

Whose Land? (n.d.). Identifying Indigenous Nations, territories and Indigenous communities across Canada. Who's Land website (map).