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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Lists with This Book. University of Western Australia Library. Law Politics and Tradition. I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle? 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. While First Nations women continue to live and die in crisis, perhaps the money would be better spent in beginning the hard work necessary to make amends for the legacy of colonialism.

Another Side of Me. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. Her work is not maralce reading as issues of gender and race are not light subjects. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. My original intention was to empower Native women to take to heart their own personal struggle for Native feminist being.

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. Instantly womsn to one of my favorites. Customers who viewed this item also viewed. The changes made in this second edition of the text do not alter my original intention.


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She brings up lots of interesting points which I feel unable to synthesize. May 23, Janelle rated it really liked it Shelves: It is extremely significant given the staggering statistics of missing and murdered First Nation women and girls in Canada. These 2 locations maaracle Queensland: Return to Book Page. Her writing is very free, in that you’ll find her ‘ranting’ at some points.

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May 22, Polly added it. Indian women — British Columbia — Attitudes. Share your thoughts with other customers. May 29, Karie rated it it was amazing Shelves: But when women love women, people object to the fact that these women are making a choice, and what right do people have to mraacle for someone else who they must love.

I Am Woman – Lee Maracle

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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. Indian women — British Columbia — Biography.

Women healers were persecuted for their objections. 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. Add a tag Cancel Be the first to add a tag for this edition. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. While written 30 years ago, this book remains powerful and necessary today.

This is not an easy read. Now that I’ve finished it I’m going back to take some notes Jun 01, Daisy rated it it was ok Shelves: Jun 20, Lara rated it it was amazing. There was a problem filtering reviews right now. The changes made in this second edition of the text do not alter my original intention.

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It remains my attempt to present a Native woman’s sociological perspective on the impacts of colonialism on us, as women, and on my self personally.