Find Indigenous-authored materials at X̱wi7x̱wa Library by searching the UBC Library Catalogue for the phrase "First Nations author", along with any keywords relevant to your research topic.
Example: "First Nations author" two-spirit
When viewing search results, look for the phrase First Nations author in the Local note field in the record.
Explore publications by Indigenous faculty members. UBC maintains a list of Indigenous Faculty Members, who work across a range of disciplines. Other institutions may maintain similar lists. Some Indigenous and non-Indigenous faculty who are Two-spirit or queer or who publish in these fields at other institutions are:
Indigenous scholars often cite Indigenous research. For example, Indigenous scholars cite the book : Native American gender identity, sexuality, and spirituality (edited by Sue-Ellen Jacobs, Wesley Thomas, and Sabine Lang).
Google Scholar allows you to do a reverse citation search, which allows you to find resources that cite a specified publication.
1. Open Google Scholar and find the title you want to search, then click "cited by".
2. Select "Search within citing articles" and try performing a keyword search to narrow your results.
3. TIP: Look for author self-identification or biographies which identify authors as Indigenous within articles.