Living on the Land: Indigenous Women's Understanding of Place

Living on the Land: Indigenous Women's Understanding of Place

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ISBN-13: 9781771990417
Publisher: University of Washington Press
Publication date: 08/03/2016
Pages: 240
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Nathalie Kermoal is professor as well as associate dean academic in the Faculty of Native Studies at the University of Alberta. Isabel Altamirano-Jiménez is Zapotec from the Tehuantepec Isthmus, Mexico. She holds a joint appointment as an associate professor in the Department of Political Science and the Faculty of Native Studies at the University of Alberta.

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Acknowledgments

Introduction: Indigenous Women and Knowledge / Isabel Altamirano-Jiménez and Nathalie Kermoal

1. Distortion and Healing: Finding Balance and a “Good Mind” Through the Rearticulation of Sky Woman’s Journey / Kahente Horn-Miller2. Double Consciousness and Cree Perspectives: Reclaiming Indigenous Women’s Knowledge / Shalene Jobin Vandervelde3. Naskapi Women: Words, Narratives, and Knowledge / Carole Lévesque, Denise Geoffroy, and Geneviève Polèse4. Mapping, Knowledge, and Gender in the Atlantic Coast of Nicaragua / Isabel Altamirano-Jiménez and Leanna Parker5. Métis Women’s Environmental Knowledge and the Recognition of Métis Rights / Nathalie Kermoal6. Community-Based Research and Métis Women’s Knowledge in Northwest Saskatchewan / Kathy L. Hodgson Smith and Nathalie Kermoal7. Gender and the Social Dimensions of Changing Caribou Populations in the Western Arctic / Brenda Parlee and Kristine Wray8. “This Is the Life”: Women’s Harvesting, Fishing, and Food Security in Paulatuuq, Northwest Territories -/Zoe Todd

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