Making Space for Indigenous Feminism



The Majority Of Scholarly And Activist Opinion By And About Indigenous Women Claims That Feminism Is Irrelevant For Them Yet There Is Also An Articulate, Theoretically Informed And Activist Constituency That Identifies As Feminist.This Book Is By And About Indigenous Feminists, Whose Work Demonstrates A Powerful And Original Intellectual And Political Contribution Demonstrating That Feminism Has Much To Offer Indigenous Women In Their Struggles Against Oppression And For Equality Indigenous Feminism Is International In Its Scope The Contributors Here Are From Canada, The USA, Sapmi Samiland , And Aotearoa New Zealand The Chapters Include Theoretical Contributions, Stories Of Political Activism, And Deeply Personal Accounts Of Developing Political Consciousness As Aboriginal Feminists.Making Space for Indigenous Feminism

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  • Paperback
  • 256 pages
  • Making Space for Indigenous Feminism
  • Joyce Green
  • English
  • 15 November 2017
  • 9781842779408

10 thoughts on “Making Space for Indigenous Feminism

  1. says:

    Chapter 1 Joyce Green, Taking Account of Aboriginal Feminism pp.20 32p.20 Aboriginal feminists raise issues of colonialism, racism and sexism, and the unpleasant synergy between these three violations of human rights Feminism is an ideology on a political analysis that takes women s experiences seriously, and it is played out politically by women s groups that generally have characteristic processes of organization and of action p.21 The characteristic of feminism be it socialist, maternal, radical, liberal, Aboriginal, ecofeminist is that it takes gender seriously as a social organizing process and, within the context of patriarchal societies, seeks to identify the ways in which women are subordinated to men and how women can be emancipated from this subordination p.21 22 Some First Nations historically placed a high value on women s roles in society indeed, women in most Aboriginal cultures historically enjoyed far respect, power and autonomy than did their European settler counterparts Yet contemporary Aboriginal women are subjected to patriarchal and colonial oppression within settler society and, in some contexts, in Aboriginal communities Some Aboriginal cultures and communiti...

  2. says:

    In attempting to make space for Indigenous feminism, the book implicitly opens up the question of what indigenous feminism is Like feminism in general, the concept is muddled in politics, ideologies, and misperceptions Complicating this logistical quagmire is the fact that this book s chapters range from discussions of Indigenous women s experiences in Canada and the US to Australia and New Zealand and other places Perhaps surprisingly, then, within this fragmented narrative, a similarity and a sense of common definition begins to emerge, despite the fact that many of these authors even disagree with one another on key points Second and third waves collide The ultimate strength of the collection is its various perspectives through which common identities shine through Chapters are collected in the form of traditional essays, but there are also poems, autiobiography, and interviews, all pointing towards answering the question of what it means to...

  3. says:

    This is a great anthology with authors writing on diverse topics related to Indigenous feminism Emma LaRocque s essay M tis and Feminist Ethical Reflections on Feminism, Human Rights and Decolonization is particularly enlightening I also appreciated the space for creative pieces and interviews However, I find that the creative pieces of writing or shall I say pieces that don t conform to academic norms are at the end of anthologies I wonder how the antholo...

  4. says:

    The interview with Sharon McIvor on NWAC funding is especially worth reading Also

  5. says:

    Id recommend it if youre into this kind of thing

  6. says:

    A must have for scholars of Native American women Some of the essay topics overlap but that s okay Engages with question of what is Native feminism and Native feminist agendas.

  7. says:

    nice cover art

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