The IRSHDC gratefully acknowledges the contributions of our collaborators and partners who have contributed data, records and expertise to this project. For a listing of partners who have contributed to our records and collections, visit our repository partners.

The Indian Residential School Survivors Society (IRSSS) is a provincial organization that provides essential services to Indian Residential School Survivors, their families, and those dealing with Intergenerational traumas. This includes assistance with counseling, court support, referrals, workshops and more. The IRSSS advocates for justice and healing through culturally-based values and guiding principles.

UBC’s Centre for Teaching, Learning and Technology (CTLT) is a transformative educational services partner to the UBC community. CTLT focuses on professional development in teaching and learning, integration of technology into teaching and learning, development and delivery of distance education courses and programs and other technology-enhanced learning opportunities and, through the Institute for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (ISoTL), scholarly approaches to curriculum and pedagogy.

Logic and Form is the interactive division of the Vancouver-based design firm Slant. Logic and Form inventsdesigns, and builds interactive, immersive technology experiences. Their work was recognized at the 2019 Vancouver User Experience Awards where they received both the People’s Choice and the UX For Good Award Awards.

UBC School of Information (UBC iSchool) is an internationally ranked, multi-disciplinary school, offering one-of-a-kind graduate programs. The iSchool is one of the only schools in North America offering a stand-alone archival program, and ranked as number one in Canada, and fourth in the world, for graduate education in library and information management. Students have a range of career pathways to choose from including the First Nations Curriculum Concentration focusing on Indigenous perspectives.

The Union of British Columbia Indian Chiefs (UBCIC) Library and Archives is a specialized research library and archives focusing on BC land rights research. Located in Vancouver, they serve all researchers who have a Band Council Resolution (BCR) to conduct research on behalf of a First Nation.

The Vancouver Holocaust Centre Society was founded in 1983 by survivors of the Holocaust, and aims to leave a permanent legacy in the form of the Vancouver Holocaust Education Centre (VHEC) devoted to Holocaust based anti-racism education. The VHEC’s mission is to promote human rights, social justice and genocide awareness through education and remembrance of the Holocaust. The VHEC produces thematic exhibits, school programs, teaching materials, online exhibits and has a museum collection and archives, survivor testimony project, and a library and resource centre. 

Vancouver School of Theology’s Indigenous Studies Program (ISP) aims to continue working towards healing and reconciliation as envisioned by the Elders of the program. The H. R. McMillan Library at Vancouver School of Theology also contains resources for students to learn from Indigenous Theologians on how to hold together Indigenous identity and Christian faith. The ISP is committed to responding to the Indigenous Church, and creating a space where Indigenous Peoples can be who they were created to be while healing themselves and their surroundings.