Women and Indigenous Studies

UBC Press is pleased to present its series in Women and Indigenous Studies. The series publishes works establishing a new understanding of Indigenous women’s perspectives and experiences, by researchers in a range of fields. By bringing women’s issues to the forefront, this series invites and encourages innovative scholarship that offers new insights on Indigenous questions, past, present, and future. Books in this series will appeal to readers seeking stimulating explorations and in-depth analysis of the roles, relationships, and representations of Indigenous women in history, politics, culture, ways of knowing, health, and community well-being.

The series, which encourages works by Aboriginal and women scholars, invites submissions from all researchers working in this area.

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Written as I Remember It

Teachings (Ɂəms tɑɁɑw) from the Life of a Sliammon Elder

UBC Press

This extraordinary book not only offers a rare glimpse into the life of a Coast Salish woman and the teachings of the Sliammon people, it also offers a fruitful model for collaborative research and life-history writing.

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Indigenous Encounters with Neoliberalism

Place, Women, and the Environment in Canada and Mexico

UBC Press

A cross-comparison of gender and indigeneity in the neoliberal contexts of Canada and Mexico.

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Standing Up with G̲a'ax̱sta'las

Jane Constance Cook and the Politics of Memory, Church, and Custom

UBC Press

A stirring portrait of a controversial Kwakwaka’wakw leader and the efforts of her descendants to reconcile a difficult history in the hopes of forging a positive cultural identity for future generations.

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Being Again of One Mind

Oneida Women and the Struggle for Decolonization

UBC Press

By combining the narratives of Oneida women with a critical reading of feminist literature on nationalism, this book reveals that some Indigenous women view nationalism in the form of decolonization as a way to restore balance and well-being to their own lives and communities.

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Indigenous Women and Feminism

Politics, Activism, Culture

UBC Press

This wide-ranging collection examines the historical roles of Indigenous women, their intellectual and activist work, and the relevance of contemporary literature, art, and performance for an emerging Indigenous feminist project.

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Taking Medicine

Women's Healing Work and Colonial Contact in Southern Alberta, 1880-1930

UBC Press

Taking Medicine challenges traditional understandings of colonial medicine by bringing to light the healing work of Aboriginal and settler women in southern Alberta.

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