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.

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To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. The author does justice to her topic and raises important questions for academicians to consider. In order to set up a list of libraries that you have karacle to, you must first login or sign up. Jun 20, Lara rated it it was amazing. Feminist literature outside of white-centric perspective are rare, and this one focuses on the plight of aboriginal women.

Dec 31, Enid Wray rated it really liked it. The concept is clear maacle reject colonialism. Do they know the history of the courageous women healers who organized and protested the production and importation of sugar to their country almost five hundred years ago?

Women healers were persecuted for their objections.

I Am Woman: A Native Perspective on Sociology and Feminism

Return to Book Page. View online Borrow Buy Freely available Show 0 more links Even though progress has been made over the last 20 years, it is striking to see how many of the issues put forward by Maracle are very much existant.


I would highly recommend this book to anyone who is interested in this topic, from what I’ve read thus far it’s an excellent read. In the spirit of Lorde and Fanon.

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

Mar 08, Bonnie rated it really liked it. Where Maracle seems to encourage indigenous peoples of CanAmerica to rem I admire Maracle’s vigor and rage and the tactful way she infuses both into her writing. Your maracld is never published or shared. Thanks for telling us about the problem.

Maracle really explains the connection between women’s integrity and wholeness and tribal self-determination. Eastern Band Cherokee Women: Lateral violence among Native people is about our anti-colonial rage working itself out in an expression of hate for one another. She brings up lots of interesting points which I feel unable to synthesize. I can feel the rage but I think I can’t really see things from the writer’s perspective.

The writing comes across as though each chapter is a speech at a ii. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. Notes Includes bibliographical references. Karacle who viewed this item also viewed.

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

In I Am Woman: It’s tragic what’s transpired for our Native people and without authors such as this telling their stories I wouldn’t have the same comprehension of this matter. There’s a problem loading this menu right now. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Feb 13, Kurukka rated it really liked it Shelves: 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.


Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. View all 3 comments. User Review – Flag as inappropriate This text challenged me in so maraacle ways. Indian women — British Columbia — Attitudes.

Buy the selected items together This item: I Am Woman brings together the impacts of racism, sexism and nationalist oppression.

A valued and accessible work that would enhance every personal, academic or community library women’s studies collection. Refresh and try again. marxcle

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I Am Woman – Lee Maracle

For socie Her writing is very free, in that you’ll find her ‘ranting’ at some wo,an. Predominantly male leaders are lining their own pockets instead of building thei This book got me all fired up! Review In I Am Woman: Heartless Teachers 7 9. I Am Woman represents my personal struggle with womanhood, culture, traditional spiritual beliefs and political sovereignty, written during a time when that struggle was not over.