VNFC Bruce Parisian Library

The Victoria Native Friendship Centre (VNFC) hosts the only public lending library in a Friendship Centre in Canada. Named for the former Executive Director who retired in December 2017, the Bruce Parisian Library houses the largest collection of Indigenous related and created resources on Vancouver Island.  Visit our webpage and browse our collection.

VURD Resources

VURD Advisory Gathering Report - 2018

VURD Advisory Gathering Report - 2019

VURD Advisory Gathering Report - 2020

Educational Resources

TEACHING GUIDE: The Indian Act

Building Bridges - Land Issue

Indigenous Canada - Course

Indigenous Ally Tool Kit from the National Coalition

Settlers Take Action: Resource Guide from the On Canada Project

#94in94 Campaign Media Release

Report on Dialogue on Racism in Canadian Elections

Get Out the Vote - Tips for Phone Banking

Circles for Reconciliation - June 2019 Newsletter

“Our cities and towns are built on your lands, on your homelands. And our responsibility is to understand, what does that mean? What does it mean to have moved into somebody’s living room and never left? How do we reconcile that?”

– Mayor Lisa Helps