Voices of Native American Women

Book - 2017
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Native Women demand to be heard in this stunning anthology.
Publisher: Toronto : Annick Press, 2017
ISBN: 9781554519576
Call Number: TEEN 971.0049 NOT
Characteristics: 109 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 29 cm


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Voices of native women on perception, reclamation, history, and the future.

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Voices of native women on perception, reclamation, history, and the future.

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lydia_holmes221 Apr 22, 2018

This is a very feminist anthology of poems, art, photography, interviews and everything else by Native women, for young native women (or femmes, or boys, or however anyone identifies). It's split up into four sections: The Ties That Bind Us, It Could Have Been Me, I am Not Your Princess and Pathfinders.

liked lots of different parts from lots of different sections but I loved Chief Lady Bird’s art, right beside Gwen Benaway’s poetry. Benaway is a trans Anishnaabe poet who writes about bodies and bodies of water and her poetry is easy to read despite how heavy the content can sometimes be. Chief Lady Bird is also Anishnaabe and I just love her use of bold, vivid colours. She works so much and produces so many beautiful pieces, check her art out on Twitter if you like. c:

This just felt like a really authentic, genuine collection and I'm so glad it exists.

ArapahoeLesley Dec 10, 2017

I liked this compilation of artwork, stories, photos and quotes from indigenous women from mainly Canada and bit from the US. There are contributions from highschoolers and grandmothers sharing a message of suffering and unity and strength from a sadly underestimated and forgotten community.

KCLSRacheal Nov 28, 2017

Beautiful and moving! So much of the narrative surrounding Native Americans is centered in the past and told by outsiders who tend to objectify, victimize, and/or romanticize. It's lovely (and all too rare) to see a book by and about present day Indigenous women in their full and complex humanity.


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