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Keeping the campfires going : native women's activism in urban communities /
edited by Susan Applegate Krouse and Heather A. Howard.
imprint
Lincoln ; London : University of Nebraska Press, c2009.
description
xxv, 203 pages ; 22 cm.
ISBN
0803220502 (pbk. : alk. paper), 9780803220508 (pbk. : alk. paper)
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imprint
Lincoln ; London : University of Nebraska Press, c2009.
isbn
0803220502 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780803220508 (pbk. : alk. paper)
contents note
Urban clan mothers : key households in cities / Susan Lobo -- Gender and community organization leadership in the Chicago Indian community -- Anne Terry Straus and Debra Valentino -- Indigenous agendas and activist genders : Chicago's American Indian center, social welfare, and Native American women's urban leadership / Grant Arndt -- "Assisting our own" : urban migration, self-governance, and Native women's organizing in Thunder Bay, Ontario, 1972-1989 / Nancy Janovicek -- Their spirits live within us : Aboriginal women in downtown eastside Vancouver emerging into visibility / Dara Culhane -- "How will I sew my baskets" : women vendors, market art, and incipient political activism in Anchorage, Alaska / Molly Lee -- Women's class strategies as activism in Native community building in Toronto, 1950-1975 / Heather A. Howard -- Creating change, reclaiming space in postworld War II Seattle : the American Indian women's service league and the Seattle Indian center, 1958-1978 / Mary C. Wright -- What came out of the takeovers : women's activism and the Indian community school of Milwaukee / Susan Applegate Krouse -- Telling Paula Starr : Native American woman as urban Indian icon / Joan Weibel-Orlando.
catalogue key
6959763
 
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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"In addition to being a highly valuable stepping-stone for further developments in scholarship on native women's urban activism, Keeping the Campfires Going also constitutes an important addition to the literature on indigenous issues in general." Aurelie A. Roy, Ethnohistory
"In addition to being a highly valuable stepping-stone for further developments in scholarship on native women's urban activism, Keeping the Campfires Going also constitutes an important addition to the literature on indigenous issues in general." - Aurélie A. Roy, Ethnohistory
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Main Description
The essays in this groundbreaking anthology, Keeping the Campfires Going , highlight the accomplishments of and challenges confronting Native women activists in American and Canadian cities. Since World War II, Indigenous women from many communities have stepped forward through organizations, in their families, or by themselves to take action on behalf of the growing number of Native people living in urban areas. This collection recounts and assesses the struggles, successes, and legacies of several of these women in cities across North America, from San Francisco to Toronto, Vancouver to Chicago, and Seattle to Milwaukee. These wide-ranging and insightful essays illuminate Native communities in cities as well as the women activists working to build them.
Main Description
The essays in this groundbreaking anthology,Keeping the Campfires Going, highlight the accomplishments of and challenges confronting Native women activists in American and Canadian cities. Since World War II, Indigenous women from many communities have stepped forward through organizations, in their families, or by themselves to take action on behalf of the growing number of Native people living in urban areas. This collection recounts and assesses the struggles, successes, and legacies of several of these women in cities across North America, from San Francisco to Toronto, Vancouver to Chicago, and Seattle to Milwaukee. These wide-ranging and insightful essays illuminate Native communities in cities as well as the women activists working to build them.

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