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Relocation Revisited: The Sex Trafficking of Native Women

Sarah Deer

in The Beginning and End of Rape: Confronting Sexual Violence in Native America

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780816696314
eISBN:
9781452952338
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816696314.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This chapter explains how sex trafficking and prostitution in the lives of contemporary Native women are almost indistinguishable from the colonial tactics of enslavement, exploitation, exportation, ... More


Knowing through Numbers?: The Benefits and Drawbacks of Data

Sarah Deer

in The Beginning and End of Rape: Confronting Sexual Violence in Native America

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780816696314
eISBN:
9781452952338
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816696314.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This chapter defines and describes the problem of rape in the lives of Native women. The often-repeated statistics reflect a grim reality that rape has become the “norm” in tribal communities. Yet ... More


Punishing the Victim: Dana’s Story

Sarah Deer

in The Beginning and End of Rape: Confronting Sexual Violence in Native America

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780816696314
eISBN:
9781452952338
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816696314.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This chapter tells the story of a woman named Dana Deegan, whose life story as a survivor of rape and her subsequent prosecution and imprisonment demonstrates how colonial criminalization leads to ... More


The Enigma of Federal Reform: The Tribal Law and Order Act and the Violence Against Women Act

Sarah Deer

in The Beginning and End of Rape: Confronting Sexual Violence in Native America

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780816696314
eISBN:
9781452952338
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816696314.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This chapter focuses on a discussion of contemporary policy and potential reform. It provides detailed information about recent federal reform in the Tribal Law and Order Act of 2010 and the ... More


“Returning from the Enemy”: The Poetics and Politics of Indigenous Women’s Legal History

Katrina Jagodinsky

in Legal Codes and Talking Trees: Indigenous Women's Sovereignty in the Sonoran and Puget Sound Borderlands, 1854-1946

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780300211689
eISBN:
9780300220810
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300211689.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This book explores the ways that Indigenous women dealt with the challenges posed by the existing legal codes in the Puget Sound and Sonoran borderlands during the period 1854–1946. Drawing on ... More


At the Mercy of the State: Linking Rape to Federal Indian Law

Sarah Deer

in The Beginning and End of Rape: Confronting Sexual Violence in Native America

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780816696314
eISBN:
9781452952338
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816696314.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This chapter briefly reviews the history of Indian law and describes the complicated matrix of criminal jurisdiction in Indian country. From a perspective that privileges tribal sovereignty, it ... More


The Beginning and End of Rape: Confronting Sexual Violence in Native America

Sarah Deer

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780816696314
eISBN:
9781452952338
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816696314.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

The book explores the history of rape and sex trafficking in North America, and provides historical and contemporary examples of federal complicity in the high rate of rape committed against Native ... More


Epilogue

Sarah Deer

in The Beginning and End of Rape: Confronting Sexual Violence in Native America

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780816696314
eISBN:
9781452952338
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816696314.003.0012
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

The epilogue is self-reflective of the author’s own history of working towards helping victims of sexual assault. It outlines her futures goals of scholarship in regards to sexual assault against ... More


Legal Codes and Talking Trees: Indigenous Women's Sovereignty in the Sonoran and Puget Sound Borderlands, 1854-1946

Katrina Jagodinsky

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780300211689
eISBN:
9780300220810
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300211689.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This book is the first to focus on Indigenous women of the Southwest and Pacific Northwest and the ways they dealt with the challenges posed by the existing legal regimes of the nineteenth and ... More


“An Indian Teacher among Indians”: Native Women As Federal Employees

Cathleen D. Cahill

in Indigenous Women and Work: From Labor to Activism

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037153
eISBN:
9780252094262
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037153.003.0014
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

Scholars have emphasized that policymakers designed the federal Indian school system to assimilate Native children and create a colonial labor force by training Native female students for primarily ... More


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