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Thunder in my soul : a Mohawk woman speaks / Patricia Monture-Angus ; [foreword by Mary Ellen Turpel].

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Location: Fennell STACKS E99.M8 .M65 1995
Barcode: 30731101170003
Status: Available

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  • ISBN: 1895686466
  • ISBN: 9781895686463
  • Physical Description: x, 273 pages ; 23 cm
  • Publisher: Halifax, Nova Scotia : Fernwood Publishing, ©1995.

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Includes bibliographical references (pages 265-273).
Formatted Contents Note:
Flint Woman Speaks -- 1. Ka-nin-geh-heh-gah-e-sa-nonh-yah-gah -- 2. Reflecting on Flint Woman -- 3. Self Portrait : Flint Woman -- 4. Flint Woman : Surviving the contradictions in Academia -- Politics of Oppression, I. Education -- 5. Alienation and isolation : Patterns of colonialism in Canada's Education System -- 6. Now that the Door is Open : Aboriginal peoples and the Law School Experience -- Politics of Oppression, II, Woman and Politics -- 7. Aboriginal Women and the Application of the Charter [of Rights and Freedoms] -- 8. Seeking my Reflection : Law and Constitutional Change -- 9. Organizing Against Oppression : Aboriginal Women and the Canadian State -- Politics of Oppression, III, Justice -- 10. A Vicious Circle : Child Welfare and the First Nations -- 11. The Roles and Responsibilities of Aboriginal Women : Reclaiming Justice -- 12. Myths and Revolution : Thoughts on Moving Justice Forward in Aboriginal Communities.
Summary, etc.:
"This book contains the reflections of one Mohawk woman and her struggles to find a good place to be in Canadian society. The essays, written in enjoyable and accessible language, document the struggles against oppression that Aboriginal people face, as well as the success and change that have come to Aboriginal communities. It speaks to both the mind and the heart."--Publisher.
Subject: Monture, Patricia A. (Patricia Anne)
Mohawk women > Canada > Biography.
Mohawk women > Canada > Social conditions.
Mohawk women > Legal status, laws, etc. > Canada.
Native women > Canada.
Native peoples > Canada > Social conditions.
Native peoples > Legal status, laws, etc. > Canada.
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