I Am Woman has ratings and 34 reviews. A revised edition of Lee Maracle’s visionary book which links teaching of her First Nations heritage with feminism. Lee Maracle links her First Nations heritage with feminism in I Am Woman. I Am Woman – Lee Maracle. In general, I thought this book to be akin in form to Highway’s The Truth About Stories – using plain english, oral.

Author: Tygorisar Mezizragore
Country: Nigeria
Language: English (Spanish)
Genre: Relationship
Published (Last): 19 October 2007
Pages: 265
PDF File Size: 3.55 Mb
ePub File Size: 8.19 Mb
ISBN: 425-9-75173-949-7
Downloads: 36532
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]
Uploader: Doura

But when women love women, people object to the fact that these women are making a choice, and what right do wojan have to decide for someone else who they must love. Open Preview See a Problem?

A Radical Profeminist: I Am Woman: A Native Perspective on Sociology and Feminism, by Lee Maracle

Comments and reviews What are comments? Learn more about Amazon Giveaway. Law Politics and Tradition.

Want to Read saving…. Reading this book will never be easy as long as decolonization is not a fact.

In this book, which is more like a conversation, she ponders the disastrous effect of colonization on Indigenous people and describes her journey through racism and paternalism. Being a writer is getting up there and writing yourself onto everyone’s blackboard. The church owned and controlled much of the sugar trade.

Discover Prime Book Box for Kids. In aam initial chapters and throughout the book, she adds poetry and finished poems throughout, using lyrics to convey experiences and truths. Add all three to Cart Add all three to List.


Jul 24, Haliation rated it it was amazing Shelves: Maracle really explains the connection between women’s integrity and wholeness and tribal self-determination.

Maracle has given hundreds of speeches on political, historical, and feminist sociological topics related to native people, and conducted dozens of workshops on personal and cultural reclamation. Account Options Sign in.

I Am Woman: A Native Perspective on Sociology and Feminism

Would you like to tell us about a lower price? University of Western Australia Library. These 4 locations in All: She brings up lots of interesting points which I feel unable to synthesize.

May 29, Karie rated it it was amazing Shelves: Fierce Femmes and Notorious Liars: Global Professional Publishi- Social Science – pages. Tenille K Campbell Insta: Nov 06, kripsoo rated it it was amazing. It is extremely significant given the staggering statistics of missing and murdered First Nation women and girls in Canada. One of the first books I read yb women’s studies undergrad.

I Am Woman: A Native Perspective on Sociology and Feminism – Lee Maracle – Google Books

My original intention was to empower Native women to take to heart their own personal struggle for Native feminist being. I Am Woman provides and insightful and persuasive contribution towards an understanding of the political and cultural factors in the feminist struggle for equality and respect.

Mar 08, Bonnie rated it really liked it. Apr 04, Sherry Monger rated it it was amazing. These 2 locations in Queensland: Sep 03, Nicole rated it really liked it Recommends it for: If I had only read one book while in university, it maracke have been this one.


Indigenous people are still fighting to operate on white institutions. This is not an easy read.

I Am Woman – Lee Maracle

A Theology of Lew. Read as part of my corpus for a thesis. Where Maracle seems to encourage indigenous peoples of CanAmerica to remain distinct from the white world–losing their identity as Natives if they do not?

Selected pages Title Page. We were raised in a settler society, divorced from our past and alienated from our past.

Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. A little more stream of consciousness than I had been expecting but that is in part what brings the message home so powerfully. Presented through poetry, stories and essays, the collection represents Maracle’s struggle with womanhood, culture, traditional wonan beliefs and political sovereignty.

No trivia or quizzes yet. The author does justice to her topic and raises important questions for academicians to consider.

Author: admin