We acknowledge and respect Lkwungen speaking peoples from Songhees and Esquimalt Nations, on whose lands this guide was created. We also acknowledge the WSÁNEĆ, Scia’new and T’Sou-ke peoples who also have historical relationships with these lands that continue to this day.

This guide was a collaboration between Royal Roads University, University of Victoria, and Arrive Consulting.  We would like to thank our core development team:  Asma-na-hi Antoine, (Toquaht, Nuu-chah-nulth), Carmen Rodriguez de France (Kickapoo heritage), Rachel Mason, (English and Lithuanian ancestry), Roberta Mason (United Kingdom and European ancestry) and Sophia Palahicky (Bahamian and African ancestry).

We’d like to thank all of the people who contributed to the guide’s development, including:

  • Dianne Biin (Tsilhqot’in), BCcampus project manager: Thank you for your guidance and support.
  • Faculty at Royal Roads University who responded to an anonymous survey about the guide.
  • Lindsey Herriot at University of Victoria for sharing her syllabi and reflections on Indigenization.
  • Gloria Snively for participating in an interview about her experience Indigenizing science curriculum.
  • Elder Shirley Alphonse for participating in an interview about working with Elders.
  • The Royal Roads University Media Support Services team.
  • The Open Education team at BCcampus.

We also acknowledge BCcampus, the project steering committee, and the Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills and Training for funding and managing this project.

Finally, we acknowledge the readers of this guide, who are bravely taking steps to learn about themselves and their part in reconciliation, and implementing Indigenous educational approaches.