Iskwewak--kah' Ki Yaw Ni Wahkomakanak: Neither Indian Princesses Nor Easy Squaws
In an impressive and powerful first book, Janice Acoose deconstructs stereotypical images of Indigenous women in popular literature. Exposing "literature" as an institution of a Euro-Canadian nation shaped by white, Christian patriarchy, Acoose calls attention to its projections of Indigenous women as Indian princesses, easy squaws, suffering helpless victims and tawny temptresses.
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chapter one Reclaiming Myself
chapter two Literature Image and Societal Values
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