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Killing the Indian Maiden: Images of Native American Women in Film

M. Elise Marubbio

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124148
eISBN:
9780813134710
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124148.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book examines the fascinating and often disturbing portrayal of Native American women in film. Through discussion of thirty-four Hollywood films from the silent period to the present, the book ... More


Emergence of the Celluloid Maiden

M. Elise Marubbio

in Killing the Indian Maiden: Images of Native American Women in Film

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124148
eISBN:
9780813134710
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124148.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter discusses the arrival of Native American women in mainstream media, specifically Hollywood movies. It looks at the current representation of these women in movies, and introduces a ... More


Women at the Crossroads: Trade, Mobility, and Power in Early French America and Detroit

Karen L. Marrero

in Women in Early America

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781479874545
eISBN:
9781479876419
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479874545.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter explores how French and Native American women in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries challenged European gender norms. Women from New France families that engaged extensively in ... 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


The Women of the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe Reservation: Portrayals of Historical Trauma and Healing

Claradina Soto, Toni Handboy, Ruth Supranovich, and Eugenia L. Weiss

in Women's Journey to Empowerment in the 21st Century: A Transnational Feminist Analysis of Women's Lives in Modern Times

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780190927097
eISBN:
9780190927127
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190927097.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice, Communities and Organizations

This chapter describes the impact of colonialism on indigenous women with a focus on the experience of the Lakota women on the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe Reservation in South Dakota. It explores the ... More


Indigenous Women and Work: From Labor to Activism

Carol Williams (ed.)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037153
eISBN:
9780252094262
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037153.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This book creates a transnational and comparative dialogue on the history of the productive and reproductive lives and circumstances of Indigenous women from the late nineteenth century to the ... More


Diverted Mothering among American Indian Domestic Servants, 1920–1940

Margaret D. Jacobs

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/9780252037153.003.0012
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter focuses on young Indian women who took up domestic service in white women's households in urban areas of the American West. Most women found this work tedious and their employers ... More


Genocide by Other Means: US Federal Indian Law and Violence against Native Women in Louise Erdrich’s

Eric Cheyfitz and Shari M. Huhndorf

in New Directions in Law and Literature

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190456368
eISBN:
9780190456399
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190456368.003.0016
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Louise Erdrich’s prize-winning novel The Round House tells a story about rape on the reservation that reflects on alarmingly high rates of sexual violence against Native women and the roots of this ... More


Prologue: Caskoak, the Place of Peace

Lisa Brooks

in Our Beloved Kin: A New History of King Philip's War

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780300196733
eISBN:
9780300231113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300196733.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This Prologue opens at Caskoak, or Casco Bay, in Wabanaki territory, as English and French explorers, merchants, and settlers are entering Native space. This brief opening offers a unique view of a ... More


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