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Indigenous Feminisms – Winter Course

GWSS 244 – Indigenous Feminisms with Dr. Jeanette Bushnell

Tuesday & Thursday 11:30-1:20 in Smith 102. SLN: 14583

This course covers historic and developing ideas about indigeneity and feminism as they interconnect to create Indigenous Feminisms. Participants will learn how specific groups of indigenous women around the globe address societal and individual issues such as identity, human rights, sovereignty, economics, justice and sustenance.

The class will be mostly discussion with guests, film and a final of shared indigenous food from around the globe.

Required readings are:

Trask, Haunani-Kay. From a Native Daughter: Colonialism and Sovereignty in Hawaii.
Maracle, Lee. I am Woman: A Native Perspective on Sociology and Feminism.
Moreton-Robinson, Aileen. Talkin’ up to the White Woman: Aboriginal Women and Feminism.
Browdy de Hernandez, Jennifer (et al) eds. African Women Writing Resistance

Contact Dr. Jeanette Bushnell at for more information.


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