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Empowerment of North American Indian girls : ritual expressions at puberty

Author: Carol A Markstrom
Publisher: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Offers overview of coming-of-age-ceremonies for American Indian girls, featuring a look at Native ideas about human development and puberty. Many North American Indian cultures regard the transition  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Markstrom, Carol A.
Empowerment of North American Indian girls.
Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, c2008
(OCoLC)608475120
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Carol A Markstrom
ISBN: 9780803232570 0803232578
OCLC Number: 155756699
Description: xiii, 425 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Contextual and methodological considerations --
Contemporary youth concerns in historical perspective --
North American Indian perspectives on human development --
Menstruation, cosmology, and feminism --
Historical overview of coming-of-age practices --
The Apache Sunrise Dance --
Interpretation of the Apache Sunrise Dance --
Contemporary Navajo, Lakota, and Ojibwa puberty customs --
Broader perspectives on coming-of-age.
Responsibility: Carol A. Markstrom.
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"Carol Markstrom's book is a notable contribution to the literature on women in North American Indian societies."--Mary Jo Tippeconnic Fox, "Journal of American Ethnic History"--Mary Jo Tippeconnic Read more...

 
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