Women in American Indian Society, 1st Edition

  • Series Name: Indians of North America
  • Rayna Green
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  • ISBN-10: 1438162456
  • ISBN-13: 9781438162454
  • DDC: 305.48897
  • Grade Level Range: 6th Grade - 12th Grade +
  • eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released March 2016
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014

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Women in American Indian Society, part of the Indians of North America series, delves into an area that has long been misrepresented, if not entirely neglected, by mainstream scholars. Traditionally, native women played important roles in their society, but as soon as Europeans set foot on Indian soil, these women began losing ground. Denied their rightful positions of responsibility, excluded from tribal councils, and stripped of their property, Indian women felt sorely the chauvinism that whites forced upon their culture. However, in the 19th century, after being placed on reservations and forced to learn the ways of whites, native women wielded newfound and traditional knowledge to surmount U.S. government efforts to obliterate Indian cultures.

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Indians of North America

Each title contains a detailed cultural history on a specific tribe.