Girls Rock Camp Victoria acknowledges that the land on which we gather and learn together are the ancestral grounds of the Coast Salish Peoples, and the lək̓ʷəŋən (Lekwungen) People of the Esquimalt and Songhees Nations. We respectfully honour the responsibility we share in reconciliation and stewardship of this land alongside its ancestral First Peoples.

Below you will find an informal list of resources to further your knowledge of Indigenous culture and history. Please note these links will take you away from our website.

Check out these historical firsts by Indigenous women in Canada. Sally Simpson has been compiling this list since 2011 which contains over 170 names so far.

A great intro to some fantastic films made by Indigenous women.

Learn about the territories, languages and treaties of the land you live on with this interactive map by Native Land Digital.


Each year, Twitter partners with a different Indigenous artist to create an emoji in celebration of Indigenous History Month. Access the emoji when a related hashtag is used.

Style guides for creating media (written, oral, visual and audio) about Indigenous Peoples.

  1. Elements of Indigenous Style: A Guide for Writing By and About Indigenous Peoples
  2. Indigenous Peoples: Language Guidelines (PDF) | University of British Columbia