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Beyond Their Years: Five Native Women's Stories

Beyond Their Years: Five Native Women's Stories (Paperback)

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This book tells the life stories of five Native Canadian women, reconstructed using a variety of historical sources. Each biography is drawn from a different Native culture, spread geographically from Saskatchewan to Newfoundland; collectively the stories cover the period from 1656 to 1992. This path breaking book shatters stereotypes by showing the power that Native women had in their communities. The images of squaw and Indian princess have now be replaced by a more realistic view of women diverse in personality and life history. Readers of this book will find the variety and richness of these women's lives to be truly absorbing. 'Beyond Their Years' describes the struggles of each woman to preserve and protect her community.

BiographyBiography: generalLGBT & Gender StudiesGender studiesGender studies: womenPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesSocial groupsEthnic studiesIndigenous peoples Publisher: Canadian Scholars Press Publication Date: 01/01/1999 ISBN-13: 9781551301501  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Dr. John Steckley has taught at Humber College since 1983. He also taught anthropology at Memorial University of Newfoundland and Native studies at Laurentian University. He has published over 150 articles in the academic and popular press, as well as a short book of Huron biographies. He is the author of Beyond Their Years: Five Native Women's Stories (CSPI, 1999).

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