The Canadian Children’s Literacy Foundation’s office is located on lands that are covered by Treaty 13 with the Mississaugas of the Credit and is the traditional territory of many nations including the Mississaugas of the Credit, the Anishnabeg, the Chippewa, the Haudenosaunee and the Wendat peoples. Our work takes place on the traditional territory and the enduring home of First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples across the country now known as Canada.
Core to our beliefs is that oral and written storytelling can contribute to honouring, respecting, and protecting the languages and cultures of Indigenous Peoples who have lived here for millennia. We are committed to learning about the traditions and current realities of the Indigenous Peoples of this land. We strive to listen to and learn from Indigenous ways of nurturing literacy in children, and to support those traditions in communities where we are invited to work together.