Banner with 3 illustrations: an eagle representing First Nations, a narwhal representing Inuit and a violin representing Métis. These illustrations are placed around the sun and surrounded by multicoloured smoke that represents Indigenous traditions, spirituality, inclusion and diversity.

Celebrating National Indigenous History Month

National Indigenous History Month celebrates and honours Indigenous Peoples across the land now known as Canada. As treaty people, we have a responsibility to listen and learn about Indigenous heritage, diverse experiences and knowledge, and to unlearn beliefs and biases taught through Canada’s colonial history and systems existing today.

We encourage members of the profession, colleagues and all Canadians to actively educate themselves about the historical and current realities for First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples.

Together, let’s continually uncover the truth, learn about the impacts of colonialism and take actions toward reconciliation and change for the benefit of all children, their families, RECEs and their communities.

To support your learning of National Indigenous History Month, we have put together a selection of resources: