A list-in-progress from members of the Department of History, UVic


  • 21 Things You May Not Know About the Indian Act – Bob Joseph
  • The Inconvenient Indian – Thomas King
  • Policing Black Lives – Robin Maynard
  • There's Something in the Water: Environmental Racism in Indigenous and Black Communities - Ingrid Waldron
  • They Called Me Number One – Bev Sellars
  • North of the Colour Line – Sarah-Jane Mathieu
  • As We Have Always Done – Leanne Betasamosake Simpson
  • Indigenous Writes: A Guide to First Nations, Metis, and Inuit Issues in Canada – Chelsea Vowell
  • The Reconciliation Manifesto: Recovering the Land, Rebuilding the Economy and Unsettling Canada: A National Wake-Up Call – Arthur Manuel and Grand Chief Ronald Derrickson
  • From Where I Stand: Rebuilding Indigenous Nations for a Stronger Canada  - Jody Wilson-Raybould
  • The Skin We're In: A Year of Black Resistance and Power – Desmond Cole
  • The Winter We Danced: Voices from the Past, the Future, and the Idle No More Movement – Kino-nda-niimi Collective
  • Structures of Indifference: An Indigenous Life and Death in a Canadian City – Mary Jane Logan
  • McCallum and ▪Adele Perry ▪Black Writers Matter – ed. Whitney French
  • Bla_k - NourbeSe Philip
  • Strangers in the House – Candace Savage
  • Seven Fallen Feathers: Racism, Death, and Hard Truths in a Northern City - Tanya Talaga
  • A Mind Spread Out on the Ground – Alicia ElliottWhite Fragility: Why it's So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism - Robin DiAngelo 



  • Indian Horse – Richard Wagamese
  • This Place: 150 Years Retold - ed. Alicia Elliott
  • Dominoes at the Crossroads - Kaie Kellough
  • The Book of Negroes – Lawrence Hill
  • Africville – Jeffrey Colvin
  • The Underground Railroad – Colson Whitehead
  • The Polished Hoe – Austin Clarke


Many more titles to come!