RESOURCES

ANTI-OPPRESSION, TRAUMA & SPIRITUALITY RESOURCES 

ANTI-RACISM & SOCIAL JUSTICE RESOURCES

Anti-Racism Guides & Workbooks

Scaffolded Anti-Racism Resources – a comprehensive working document (US-based)

Comprehensive List of Australian Black Lives Matter Resources (Australia-focus)

Comprehensive List of Antiracism Resources from Australia and Beyond – Victorian Women’s Trust

Dismantling Racism Handbook – by Dismantling Racism Works

Short Videos, Articles & Podcast Interviews

Introduction to Intersectionality video: Intersectionality 101

Robin DiAngelo – Deconstructing White Privilege

Rachel Cargle – Coming to Terms With Racism’s Inertia: Ancestral Accountability

Reverend angel Kyodo Williams – Your Liberation is on the Line

Resmaa Menakem – Notice the Rage, Notice the Silence (OnBeing Podcast Interview)

Peggy McIntosh – How Studying Privilege Systems Can Strengthen Compassion

Peggy McIntosh – White Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack

Layla F Saad – On Self Reclamation, White Supremacy and Understanding Privilege (The Future Is Beautiful Podcast)

Shawn Ginright – The Future of Healing: Shifting from Trauma Informed Care to Healing Centered Engagement

Books

Ibram X. Kendi – How to Be An Antiracist

Robin DiAngelo – White Fragility

Layla F. Saad – Me & White Supremacy

Reni Eddo-Lodge – Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race

Ijeoma Oluo – So You Want to Talk About Race

Resmaa Menakem – My Grandmother’s Hands: Racialized Trauma and the Pathway to Mending Our Hearts and Bodies

Zenju Earthlyn Manuel – The Way of Tenderness: Awakening Through Race, Sexuality and Gender  

Reverend angel Kyodo williams – Radical Dharma: Talking Race, Love and Liberation

Michelle C. Johnson – Skill In Action: Radicalizing Your Yoga Practice to Create a Just World

adrienne maree brown – Pleasure Activism

adrienne maree brown – Emergent Strategy

Kazu Haga – Healing Resistance

Recommended Readings from People of Colour – collated by Rachel Cargle (over 800 books)

Podcasts

Irresistible with Kate Werning 

CTZNWell with Kerri Kelly

OnBeing with Krista Tippett

Hoodrat to Headwrap: A Decolonized Podcast with Erika Hart and Ebony Donnley

Websites & Resources

CTZNWELL 

Rachel Cargle (US)

Nova Reid (UK)

Racial Equity Tools

Implicit Bias Test on Racism (Harvard University)

Ayni Institute – Social Change and Movement Building

Community Organizing: Pods & Podmapping – Bay Area Transformative Justice Collective

 

AUSTRALIAN INDIGENOUS RESOURCES

Compiled Resource Lists

Comprehensive List of Antiracism Resources from Australia and Beyond – Victorian Women’s Trust

Books 

Judy Atkinson – Trauma Trails, Recreating the Songlines: The Transgenerational Effects of Trauma in Indigenous Australia

Tyson Yunkaporta – Sand Talk: How Indigenous Thinking Can Save the World

Bruce Pascoe – Dark Emu

Bob Randall – Songman (autobiography)

Clare Land – Decolonising Solidarity: Dilemmas and Directions for Supporters of Indigenous Struggles

Current Articles

Amy McQuire – We must bear witness to black deaths in our own country 

Jacinta Koolmatrie – Destruction of Juukan Gorge: we need to know the history of artefacts, but it is more important to keep them in place  in The Conversation

Alison Whittaker – So White. So What. in Meanjin 

After Australia, edited by Michael Mohammed Ahmad

Websites & Training

We-Alli – Culturally Informed Trauma Integrated Healing Approach

OneInma Global – Sacred Leadership

Wayapa Wurrk – A new movement and earth connection modality based in indigenous wisdom

Miriam Rose Foundation – About Dadirri (Deep Listening) 

 

TRAUMA, SOMATICS & YOGA

Books

Resmaa Menakem – My Grandmother’s Hands: Racialized Trauma and the Pathway to Mending Our Hearts and Bodies

Renee Linklater – Decolonizing Trauma Work: Indigenous Stories and Strategies

Dr. Gail Parker – Restorative Yoga for Ethnic and Race-Based Stress and Trauma 

Stephen Porges – The Pocket Guide to the Polyvagal Theory

Deb Dana – The Polyvagal Theory in Therapy

Bessel van der Kolk – The Body Keeps the Score

Babette Rothschild – The Body Remembers

Peter Levine – Waking the Tiger & In An Unspoken Voice

Daniel Siegel – Interpersonal Neurobiology & MindSight

David Emerson – Overcoming Trauma Through Yoga & Trauma-Sensitive Yoga In Therapy

Dr. Arielle Schwartz – books and blog on trauma-informed somatic therapies

 

Help us add to this resource list

Deeply honouring the many doing the work, sharing the work, educating and compiling resources and lists such as those included here, for all our benefit. As we honour the dedicated work of individuals and communities, we also acknowledge that all knowledge is collective knowledge, that this work is life-long and evolving. It requires all of us to step up and step in. We would love you to share your resource recommendations with us. If you have suggestions, please send them through to info@yogaforhumankind.org