American Indian Women: Telling Their Lives [NOOK Book]

Overview

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.
...
See more details below
American Indian Women: Telling Their Lives

Available on NOOK devices and apps  
  • NOOK Devices
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 NOOK 7.0
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 NOOK 10.1
  • NOOK HD Tablet
  • NOOK HD+ Tablet
  • NOOK eReaders
  • NOOK Color
  • NOOK Tablet
  • Tablet/Phone
  • NOOK for Windows 8 Tablet
  • NOOK for iOS
  • NOOK for Android
  • NOOK Kids for iPad
  • PC/Mac
  • NOOK for Windows 8
  • NOOK for PC
  • NOOK for Mac
  • NOOK for Web

Want a NOOK? Explore Now

NOOK Book (eBook)
$10.49
BN.com price
(Save 38%)$16.95 List Price

Overview

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.
Read More Show Less

Editorial Reviews

Women's Studies International Forum

"An important contribution to the fields of Native/American Indian studies and women's studies. Its approach is innovative and suggests wide possibilities for further exploration."—Clara Sue Kidwell, Women's Studies International Forum

— Clara Sue Kidwell

Western American Literature

"This readable and engaging work . . . marks a turning point in a developing literature on American Indian women, being a good general summary of all previous work, and making future work more possible. . . . The study of American Indian women not only reveals the fundamental nature of Indian societies, it also provides a perspective for the contemporary women's movement."—Roxanne Dunbar Ortiz, Western American Literature

— Roxanne Dunbar Ortiz

North Dakota Quarterly

"Bataille and Sands make a significant contribution to scholars, students, and general readers interested in autobiography, biography, the oral and written tradition of American Indian literature, literary criticism, history, and ethnographic studies."—North Dakota Quarterly
Women's Studies International Forum - Clara Sue Kidwell

"An important contribution to the fields of Native/American Indian studies and women's studies. Its approach is innovative and suggests wide possibilities for further exploration."—Clara Sue Kidwell, Women's Studies International Forum
Western American Literature - Roxanne Dunbar Ortiz

"This readable and engaging work . . . marks a turning point in a developing literature on American Indian women, being a good general summary of all previous work, and making future work more possible. . . . The study of American Indian women not only reveals the fundamental nature of Indian societies, it also provides a perspective for the contemporary women's movement."—Roxanne Dunbar Ortiz, Western American Literature
Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780803260481
  • Publisher: UNP - Nebraska Paperback
  • Publication date: 12/1/2013
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 209
  • Sales rank: 917,981
  • File size: 683 KB

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)