Reading Lists

Get informed about Indigenous rights.

Looking to learn more about Indigenous rights in Canada? Check out our reading lists below.

We would welcome any feedback or reading recommendations. Send us your suggestions.

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Multimedia List

To accompany our readings lists, we thought it would be useful to share a list of multimedia resources for anyone looking to learn more about Indigenous rights in Canada through podcasts, videos and other media.



Here's a list of excellent podcasts covering a variety of important topics.

First Peoples Law's Bruce McIvor has been a guest on a couple of them.

Check out our own podcast featuring conversations on the defence of Indigenous rights!


Film & Video

Check out the National Film Board's Indigenous cinema collection.

Here are some of our personal recommendations.

Check out these informative channels on YouTube.

Indigenous Foundations also offers lots of valuable resources developed by the First Nations Studies Program at UBC, including a video lecture series on governance and land claims.


Truth & Reconciliation

Here are some helpful resources relating to the work of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, including a video reading of the TRC Final Report.


Lectures & Courses

Here are a few online history and law courses.

Lastly, here is the syllabus for Bruce McIvor's previous course on current issues in Aboriginal law at UBC, including some additional resources like lecture presentations and YouTube clips.