What Happened on the Land
Weevils in the Wheat: Interviews with Virginia Ex-Slaves
Authors: Charles L. Perdue Jr. (Editor), Thomas E. Barden (Editor), Robert K. Phillips (Editor)
Publisher: University of Virginia Press
Pages: 405
Gabriel’s Rebellion: The Virginia Slave Conspiracies of 1800 to 1802
Author: Douglas R. Egerton
Publisher: University of North Carolina Press
Year: 1993
Pages: 262
Ploughshares into Swords: Race, Rebellion, and Identity in Gabriel’s Virginia 1730-1810
Author: James Sidbury
Publisher: University of Texas at Austin, Cambridge University Press
Year: 1997
Pages: 292
They Were Her Property: White Women as Slave Owners in the American South
Author: Stephanie E. Jones-Rogers
Publisher: Yale University Press
Year: 2019
Pages: 320
The Delectable Negro: Human Consumption and Homoeroticism within US Slave Culture
Authors: Vincent Woodard, Justin A. Joyce, Dwight A. McBride
Foreword: E. Patrick Johnson
Publisher: NYU Press
Year: 2014
Pages: 320
Medical Apartheid: The Dark History of Medical Experimentation on Black Americans from Colonial Times to the Present
Author: Harriet A. Washington
Publisher: Anchor Books
Year: 2006
Pages: 501
Respecting the Land from Indigenous People (Mostly Women Authors)
Indigenous Food Sovereignty in the United States
Editors: Devon A. Mihesuah, Elizabeth Hoover
Foreword: Winona LaDuke
Pages: 390
Becoming Kin: An Indigenous Call to Unforgetting the Past and Reimagining Our Future
Authors: Patty Krawec (Author), Nick Estes (Foreword)
Year: 2022
Restoring the Kinship Worldview: Indigenous Voices Introduce 28 Precepts for Rebalancing Life on Planet Earth
Authors: Wahinkpe Topa (Four Arrows), Darcia Narvaez PhD
Year: 2022
Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge, and the Teachings of Plants
Author: Robin Wall Kimmerer
Year: 2015
Braiding Sweetgrass for Young Adults: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge, and the Teachings of Plants
Authors: Robin Wall Kimmerer, Monique Gray Smith
Illustrator: Nicole Neidhardt
Year: 2022
Gathering Moss: A Natural and Cultural History of Mosses
Author: Robin Wall Kimmerer
Year: 2003
Respecting the Land from White Authors (Men & Women)
The Secret Life of Plants: A Fascinating Account of Physical, Emotional, Spiritual Relations Between Plants and Man
Authors: Peter Tompkins, Christopher Bird
Publisher: Harpers & Row
Pages: 402
Secrets of the Soil: New Solutions for Restoring our Planet
Authors: Peter Tompkins, Christopher Bird
Publisher: Earthpulse Press
Pages: 422
Rooted: Life at the Crossroads of Science, Nature, and Spirit
Author: Lyanda Lynn Haupt
Year: 2023
Church of the Wild: How Nature Invites Us into the Sacred
Author: Victoria Loorz
Year: 2021
A Sand County Almanac: And Sketches Here and There
Authors: Aldo Leopold (Author), Barbara Kingsolver (Introduction)
Respecting the Land from Black Women Authors
Farming While Black: Soul Fire Farm’s Practical Guide to Liberation on the Land
Authors: Leah Penniman (Author), Karen Washington (Foreword)
Year: 2018
Black Earth Wisdom: Soulful Conversations with Black Environmentalists
Author: Leah Penniman
Year: 2023
African American Herbalism: A Practical Guide to Healing Plants and Folk Traditions
Author: Lucretia VanDyke
Year: 2023
Soil: The Story of a Black Mother's Garden
Author: Camille T Dungy
Year: 2023
A Darker Wilderness: Black Nature Writing from Soil to Stars
Editor: Erin Sharkey
Year: 2023
Something Less Intense
No Word for Time: The Way of the Algonquin People
Author: Evan T Pritchard
Year: 1997
Publisher: Pointer Oak, Millichap Books
Creative Quest
Author: Questlove
Publisher: HarperCollins
Year: 2018
Author: Wadsworth A. Jarrell
Publisher: Duke University Press
Year: 2020
*A few of these books are from previous booklist. I am revisiting those books due to new information coming to my attention. Feel free to write me your insights and discoveries from any works on the booklist. I am also open to recommendations.
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