Category Archives: pedagogy

Allyship or Accomplices?

There’s been a lot of discussion lately about whether white people should be thinking of themselves as allies in the struggle for racial justice, or perhaps instead as accomplices, opening up spaces. Whatever your answer to that question you might find this guide to allyship useful. Buried in its massive set of links is this guide from the film company Bad Robot, to dismantling white supremacy in the workplace.

Witnessing

Too much has been happening the last few days to report it all here. But one resource that is worth reminding people about is The Marshall Project, which is focused on transforming our criminal justice system. They have created a series of short videos where people witness to their interactions with the system. It’s a great place to start from if you are working with people who have no idea how destructive and racist our systems are.

Treaties Matter

This is a website full of useful information and educator guides for Why Treaties Matter: Self-Government in the Dakota and Ojibwe Nations,  a nationally recognized, award-winning, traveling exhibit made in partnership with the Minnesota Humanities CenterMinnesota Indian Affairs Council and the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian that was touring during 2013. The website remains, and is a very useful tool.