Atlas-3 resources list and links
These are a subset of resources that may be useful for those looking to get involved in Atlas-3. If you cannot find what you are looking for, please see the “Tools & Resources” tab above for more information
Reconciliation 101 (March 15/16, 2021)
The third Ontario Breeding Bird Atlas (Atlas-3) is committed to operating within the spirit and intent of reconciliation. But do we have a shared understanding of what is meant by “reconciliation”? And how can we consistently integrate the principles of reconciliation into our atlassing? Dr. Lana Ray introduces the essentials of reconciliation, including exploring the definition and principles of reconciliation, why reconciliation is needed, barriers to achieving reconciliation and key actions and approaches to advance reconciliation.
Conducting Research with Indigenous Peoples (March 22/23, 2021)
The third Ontario Breeding Bird Atlas (Atlas-3) is committed to operating within the spirit and intent of reconciliation. This webinar introduced participants to key considerations for working with Indigenous peoples in research settings, such as wildlife surveys, including communications and recognition. In this video, Dr. Ray helps us to understand the issues with historical approaches to Indigenous research, introduces Indigenous ways of knowing and being, and puts forth promising practices for engaging in research respectfully with Indigenous peoples.
Atlas-3 Launch Weekend – Indigenous Engagement Panel (April 25, 2021)
This session provided a brief overview of the work being done by the Indigenous Engagement Committee, followed by a panel discussion to provide practical advice and suggestions for atlassers on engaging with Indigenous communities and individuals while conducting bird surveys.