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Decolonization & Anti-Racism

In support of UBC's Indigenous Strategic Plan (ISP) this guide assists in finding and facilitating decolonial & anti-racist research. Here you will find key resources, search strategies, & additional open access information sources.

Indigenous Initiatives - Centre for Teaching, Learning & Technology (CTLT)

The Indigenous Initiatives team at the CTLT develops and offers programming, resources, and consultations focused on Indigenous engagement in curriculum, pedagogy, classroom climate, and professional development. They provide:

  • support for initiatives that improve classroom climate and campus environments across the university
  • support for student success
  • strengthens local capacity to approach cross-cultural dialogues effectively
  • initiates, advances, and maintains curriculum and academic resources to address the gaps and insufficiencies in knowledge around Indigenous topics

Their events and programming are open to everyone, for more information visit and 

What I Learned in Class Today: Aboriginal Issues in the Classroom is a research project that explores difficult discussions of Indigenous issues that take place in classrooms at UBC and how the challenges around talking about race work as an educational barrier at the classroom level.

Open Case Studies at UBC is an interdisciplinary project that surfaces open access case studies. There are several case studies relevant to this guide: see Inclusive Practices & Social Justice

Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion

UBC Student Resources & Groups

UBC Okanagan:

UBC Vancouver:

Both campuses: