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Living on the Land : Indigenous Women's Understanding of Place (Paperback)

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Living on the Land examines how patriarchy, gender, and colonialism have shaped the experiences of Indigenous women as both knowers and producers of knowledge. From a variety of methodological perspectives, contributors to the volume explore the nature and scope of Indigenous women’s knowledge, its rootedness in relationships both human and spiritual, and its inseparability from land and landscape. From the reconstruction of cultural and ecological heritage by Naskapi women in Québec to the medical expertise of Métis women in western Canada to the mapping and securing of land rights in Nicaragua,Living on the Land focuses on the integral role of women as stewards of the land and governors of the community.

Number of Pages: 216
Genre: Social Science
Sub-Genre: Women's Studies
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Univ of Washington Pr
Language: English
Street Date: August 31, 2016
TCIN: 50709107
UPC: 9781771990417
Item Number (DPCI): 248-10-3906
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