Indigenous Women and Feminism: Politics, Activism, Culture

UBC PressSKU: 9780774818087

Author:
Shari M. Huhndorf, Jeanne Perreault, Cheryl Suzack
Grade Levels:
College, University
Nation:
Ainu, Cherokee, Cree, Inuit, Metis, Multiple Nations, Ojibwe
Book Type:
Paperback
Pages:
333
Publisher:
UBC Press

Price:
Sale price$48.95

Description

Indigenous Women and Feminism: Politics, Activism, Culture contains 16 essays about Indigenous women in a variety of contexts that proposes a new way of approaching the issues. The authors believe that Indigenous feminism allows for a truly critical analysis of the areas of cultural identity, nationalism, and decolonization. Essays of interest include 7 papers dealing with cultural arts such as the study of Monique Mojica's plays; the writings of Louise Halfe, Jeannette Armstrong, and Marilyn Dumont; the art of Jane Ash Poitras; performances by Spiderwoman Theatre; Rebecca Belmore's art; and the films of Alanis Obomsawin, Catherine Martin, and Loretta Todd. One essay examines Indigenous Ainu Women and Narratives of Empowerment. Authors include: Kim Anderson, Jean Barman, Julia Emberley, Patricia Demers, and Rebecca Tsosie.

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