I Am Woman: A Native Perspective on Sociology and Feminism

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Global Professional Publishi, 1996 - Social Science - 142 pages
I Am Woman represents my personal struggle with womanhood, culture, traditional spiritual beliefs and political sovereignty, written during a time when that struggle was not over. My original intention was to empower Native women to take to heart their own personal struggle for Native feminist being. The changes made in this second edition of the text do not alter my original intention. It remains my attempt to present a Native woman's sociological perspective on the impacts of colonialism on us, as women, and on my self personally.
 

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This text challenged me in so many ways. As an Indigenous student, it really helped shape my understanding of the gendered process of colonialism. This text was as empowering as it was difficult. Beautiful text and a necessary read for anyone interested in Indigenous studies/issues!

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In the spirit of Lorde and Fanon. Fantastic. Read full review

Contents

Want to Write
3
Am Woman
14
Isnt Love a Given?
20
My Love
31
Law Politics and Tradition
36
Rusty
43
Black Robes
62
The 1950s
71
Education
88
The Rebel
93
Party Down
105
Another Side of Me
108
Pork Chops and Applesauce
118
Normal vs Natural
127
The Womens Movement
137
Flowers
141

Heartless Teachers
79
Lilwat Child
83
LAST WORDS 143
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