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Indigenous women and work : from labor to activism

Indigenous women and work : from labor to activism

Author: Carol Williams
Publisher: Urbana : University of Illinois Press, [2012] ©2012
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
These essays create a transnational and comparative dialogue on the history of the productive and reproductive lives and circumstances of Indigenous women from the late nineteenth century to the twenty-first century in the United States, Australia, New Zealand/Aotearoa, and Canada.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Indigenous women and work
(DLC) 2012016757
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Carol Williams
ISBN: 9780252094262 0252094263
OCLC Number: 956654925
Awards: Winner of
A Choice Outstanding Title, 2013.
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Preface / Marlene Brant Castellano --
Introduction / Carol Williams --
Aboriginal Women and Work across the 49th Parallel : Historical Antecedents and New Challenges / Joan Sangster --
Making a Living : Anishinaabe Women in Michigan's Changing Economy / Alice Littlefield --
Procuring Passage : Southern Australian Aboriginal Women and the Early Maritime Industry of Sealing / Lynette Russell --
The Contours of Agency : Women's Work, Race, and Queensland's Indentured Labor Trade / Tracey Banivanua Mar --
From "Superabundance" to Dependency : Women Agriculturalists and the Negotiation of Colonialism and Capitalism for Reservation-era Lummi / Chris Friday --
"We Were Real Skookum Women" : The shishalh Economy and the Logging Industry on the Pacific Northwest Coast / Susan Roy and Ruth Taylor --
Unraveling the Narratives of Nostalgia : Navajo Weavers and Globalization / Kathy M'Closkey --
Labor and Leisure in the "Enchanted Summer Land" : Anishinaabe Women's Work and the Growth of Wisconsin Tourism, 1900-1940 / Melissa Rohde --
Nimble Fingers and Strong Backs : First Nations and Metis Women in Fur Trade and Rural Economies / Sherry Farrell Racette --
Northfork Mono Women's Agricultural Work, "Productive Coexistence," and Social Well-Being in the San Joaquin Valley, California, circa 1850-1950 / Heather A. Howard --
Diverted Mothering among American Indian Domestic Servants, 1920-1940 / Margaret D. Jacobs --
Charity or Industry? American Indian Women and Work Relief in the New Deal Era / Colleen O'Neill --
"An Indian Teacher among Indians" : Native Women As Federal Employees / Cathleen D. Cahill --
"Assaulting the Ears of Government" : The Indian Homemakers' Clubs and the Maori Women's Welfare League in Their Formative Years / Aroha Harris and Mary Jane Logan McCallum --
Politically Purposeful Work : Ojibwe Women's Labor and Leadership in Postwar Minneapolis / Brenda J. Child --
Maori Sovereignty, Black Feminism, and the New Zealand Trade Union Movement / Cybele Locke --
Beading Lesson / Beth H. Piatote.
Responsibility: edited by Carol Williams.


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