Below are several booklists related to various areas of and themes in Indigenous Literature and Education.

Connections to Land

Creation and Origin Stories

Integrating First Peoples’ Perspectives and Principles of Learning

Novels and Graphic Novels by Indigenous Canadians

Picture Books by Indigenous Canadians

Residential School History and Impact

Storytelling and Oral Traditions

Truth and Reconciliation in Education


Finding More Resources

To find more resources in this area, try the following:

  • Search using the General tab on the UBC Library website to look for material in all UBC Library branches.
  • Search using “Search Education Resources” box in the left hand bar on the Education Library website to limit your results to materials in the Education Library.
  • Use specific search terms to narrow your results, such as “Indigenous”, “First Nations”, “Aboriginal”, “Residential schools”, “graphic novel”, etc”.
  • To find lesson plans, include “lesson plans”, “lesson planning”, or “activity programs” in your search terms.

For more help with searching, please visit the Library Service Desk or e-mail ed.lib@ubc.ca.