American Indian women, telling their lives

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University of Nebraska Press, 1984 - Biography & Autobiography - 209 pages
Indian women's autobiographies have been slighted because of the assumption that women had a secondary and insignificant role in Indian society. Gretchen M. Bataille and Kathleen Mullen Sands cogently demonstrate in this book the creative vitality of autobiographies that, despite differences in style and purpose, clarify the centrality of women in American Indian cultures. Included is a comprehensive, annotated bibliography or works by and about American Indian women.

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Interesting observation on how oral history of Indian women is different depending on who did the interview and who was the interpreter - what perceptions, misconceptions they may have. If the woman ... Read full review

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Early Recorders 27 I American Indian
155
Womens
165
Woman in II Biographies
173
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