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Une orthophoniste en coulisses -
Le racisme systémique en orthophonie

Manar Jaber and Alex Létourneau, co-founders of GAAROA, discuss systemic racism in speech therapy and audiology in Quebec. They explore possible solutions and provide resources for any speech-language pathologist who would like to take action and include anti-racist actions in their practice.

Une orthophoniste en coulisses - L'intervention auprès de la population innu

Sandrine Umunoza, co-founder of GAAROA, discusses her work with Innu communities in Northern Quebec. Its community approach emphasizes collaboration and professional humility, and encourages getting back to basics, combining the expertise of the speech-language pathologist with that of community members.

Laissez-nous raconter : L’histoire crochie

Laissez-nous raconter : L’histoire crochie

Our collective history has been written by a Eurocentric and colonialist viewpoint. Here, First Nations take back the ''talking stick'' to tell their version of history.

Les mots de Joséphine

For Joséphine Bacon, transmission is her passion. With her, Marie-Andrée Gill learns more than just words in innu-aimun : she also learns all the stories they tell. 

Briser le code - Le déclic

The trigger is the moment when certain racialized or indigenous people realize that they are treated differently because of their differences and that they must adapt their behavior to be accepted by the white majority. Testimonies that challenge and inspire, carried by voices that we rarely hear. A wealth of material for reflection and discussion.

Kiffe ta race 

A podcast to explore all racial questions revolving around how we converse and how we live. By Rokhaya Diallo and Grace Ly.

The Lab Happiness :
How to be a better ally

You might detest bigotry and injustice, but have you done anything to address these problems? There are many reasons we stay silent and inactive when we know we should intervene to defend the rights of others. We look at the psychology underpinning our reluctance to act and the ways in which we can match our moral beliefs with concrete actions.

Featuring James Barr and Dan Hudson, co-hosts of the podcast 'A Gay and a Non-Gay'.

WARNING: This episode talks frankly about discrimination, hate crimes and sex.

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The Secret Life Of Canada

The Secret Life of Canada is a podcast about the country you know and the stories you don't. Join hosts Leah-Simone Bowen and Falen Johnson as they reveal the beautiful, terrible and weird histories of this land. Season 4 launches February 3, 2022, with episodes releasing twice a month.

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Missing & Murdered: Finding Cleo

Where is Cleo? Taken by child welfare workers in the 1970’s and adopted in the U.S., the young Cree girl’s family believes she was raped and murdered while hitchhiking back home to Saskatchewan. CBC news investigative reporter Connie Walker joins the search to find out what really happened to Cleo.

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Warrior Life

This is an Indigenous podcast about warrior life - a lifestyle that focuses on decolonizing our minds, bodies and spirits while at the same time revitalizing our cultures, traditions, laws and governing practices.

Documentaries and Video Clips

Briser le code - Documentaire

Documentary available on the Télé-Québec site aimed at raising awareness of the existence of an invisible code in order to avoid as much as possible acting in a discriminatory manner towards racialized and indigenous people. 

Briser le code - Le lexique

Le lexique offers 10 video capsules which aim to provide a common vocabulary to be able to better discuss in the public space issues related to racism and diversity.

Webseries presenting 10 misunderstood chapters of quebec and canadian history told from the perspective of First Nations and racialized communities. 

Décoloniser l'histoire

Video clips hosted by Mélissa Mollen Dupuis, host, director and activist for Indigenous rights. She addresses various historical and contemporary issues that affect Indigenous communities. 

Parole Autochtone

Pa t'mentir

Documentary series that is committed to deconstructing ideas and demystifying certain taboos present within black and multi-ethnic communities in Quebec. It is with candor that Schelby, Keithy and Irdens will discuss sensitive topics with guests with the aim of building bridges between cultures.


Position Statements and Testimonials
Énoncés de position

Message à mes ami.e.s blanc·he·s

“Message à mes ami.e.s” offers some  advice on how to deconstruct racism amongst white people to become true allies in the fight against racism.

SLPs of Colour's Position Statement #1

Resources on why the GRE is sexist, racist, ageist, classist, and not a valid measure of graduate student potential. The GRE should not be used for graduate school admissions (including graduate programs in speech-language pathology.

How I Ended up in the “Whitest Profession”… and Why I'm Not Going Anywhere

Personal history of a black student wishing to enter into a profession where the black community is very underrepresented. Her journey is filled with obstacles. As a black woman, she must redouble her efforts, always do more while never being recognized at fair value.

Testimony of a young Montrealer, Nate Sanders. The rejection of his black identity was omnipresent in his life, going so far as to conceal his physical features and his distress caused by his experience in the face of racism. These elements had a significant impact on his mental health. He does not forget to mention the impact of books written by black authors on the acceptance of his identity.

From self-hate to « Black is beautiful » : How this teen is riding above the pain of racism

Reports and Publications

Rapport VIENS

Final report of the Commission of Inquiry on Relations between Indigenous Peoples and Certain Public Services in Quebec: Listening, Reconciliation and Progress 

Joyce's Principle aims to guarantee all Indigenous people the right of equitable access, without any discrimination, to all health and social services, as well as the right to enjoy the highest attainable standard of physical, mental, emotional and spiritual health. .

Principe de Joyce

Principe de Jordan

Jordan's Principle aims to ensure that all First Nations children living in Canada have access to the necessary products, services and supports when they need them. Funding helps address all kinds of health, social and education needs, including the unique needs that First Nations LGBTQQIA and Two-Spirit children and youth may have, and those with physical disabilities.


First Voices

« Sors tes langues »

This online project archives Indigenous languages across Canada. Information about language speakers and their culture is provided with written and spoken words, phrases, stories and songs in each language.

“Sors tes langues” project in Montreal schools (speech therapists, multilingual liaison officer, researcher), aimed at promoting a school-immigrant family rapprochement initiatives.

Conferences and Webinars

Premier pas en santé autochtone - Adapter sa pratique aux Premières Nations et Inuit du Québec

This conference, presented by the Indigenous health interest group of the Université de Sherbrooke, aims to raise awareness among health professionals of the issues faced by Indigenous communities in the field of health and to equip generations of future health professionals so that they are able to provide culturally appropriate care.

Webinar Recording: Introduction to Indigenous Health Teaching

Webinar that introduces Indigenous health issues.

Compts Ig

Jordyn R Carroll, M.S. CCC-SLP

SLPs of color

The Speechologist | V. Tisi

Natutunan | Écoutez-nous

Melissa Mollen Dupuis

Fabrice Vil

Instagram Accounts

Groupe d'intérêt en santé autochtone de l'Université de Sherbrooke

“An initiative of medical students from the University of Sherbrooke to raise students' awareness of the various health issues of the First Nations and Inuit population of Quebec. » The Facebook page shares articles on various events and news related to Indigenous communities. In addition, the group shares conferences on the field of medicine (or any other related subject) in collaboration with different universities in Quebec.

Diversify Our Narrative

Créat’heure Éducative

Shina Novalinga

James Jones

Sans Blanc de Rien

Decolonize Myself


Dayani - Littérature jeunesse

Mme Benita

Additional info

Tool that measures our attitudes or implicit beliefs in order to become more aware of them.

Implicit Associations Test

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