Women of the First Nations

SKU: 0887556345

Patricia Chuchryk, Christine Miller
Grade Levels:
Eleven, Twelve, College, University
Multiple Nations
Book Type:
University of Manitoba Press
Copyright Date:

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Women of the First Nations: Power, Wisdom, and Strength has it origin at the National Symposium on Aboriginal Women of Canada,at University of Lethbridge, 19 October 1989. Edited by Christine Miller and Patricia Chuchryk with Marie Smallface Marule, Brenda Manyfingers, and Cheryl Deering, this volume contains the voices and perspectives of a cross-section of Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal women from various disciples. The book opens with the address by Jeannette Armstrong on the role of Aboriginal women in traditional Aboriginal society. Jo-Anne Fiske presents her work on residential schools (Gender and the Paradox of Residential Education in Carrier Society). Emma LaRocque discusses the Colonization of a Native Woman Scholar. Vicky Paraschak writes on an often overlooked field of Aboriginal women in sport. Kathy McCloskey discusses Aboriginal art forms. Jennifer Blythe and Peggy Martin write about The Changing Employment of Cree Women in Moosonee and Moose Factory. Rosemary Brown's paper, The Exploitation of the Oil and Gas Frontier: Its Impact on the Lubicon Lake Cree Women offers a fascinating perspective on this small community battling multinational enterprises. Diane P. Payment writes about Métis Women at Batoche, 1870 to 1920.

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