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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Jun 01, Daisy rated it it was ok Shelves: No trivia or quizzes yet. The colonizers erase you, not easily but with pain and brutality.

I Am Woman – Lee Maracle

While written 30 years ago, this book remains powerful and necessary today. Physical Description xii, [4] p.

I Am Woman has not ceased to be an urgent and necessary book. In fact, it could be argued that it is womxn important in today’s political climate of anti-feminism and intolerance. The University of Queensland. But then I wouldn’t want to do that too often. Customers who bought this item also bought. Indian women — British Columbia — Attitudes. The changes made in this second edition of the text do not alter my original intention. Lists What are lists? Login to add to marafle. Predominantly male leaders are lining their own pockets instead of building their people up.

The writing comes across as though each chapter is a speech at a protest. There’s a problem loading this menu right now. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. The changes made in this second edition of the text do not alter my original intention. See all 5 reviews. Lee Maracle is Always Good!!! I think this might be the most potent pages I’ve ever read.


Law Politics and Tradition. This book got me all fired up! Explore the Home Gift Guide. It required the traffic of human slaves and a willing population.

There is value in both writers’ arguments and I am not suggesting one is better than mafacle other–certainly, Maracle prefers a return to indigenous traditions for the exaltation of women that was central to their practice; this is not something Lyons touches on too much. Women healers were persecuted for their objections. This allows her to be the main narrator and qm events and ideas from her perspective. She embraces the idea of Feminism and Indigenous Feminism — fighting for equality amongst men and women and Indigenous men and women is not a maracel concept.

Open to the public ; If I had only read one book while in university, it would have been this one. None of your libraries hold this item.

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

From what I have seen and read, the tide has turned, so to speak. I admire Maracle’s vigor and rage and the tactful way she infuses both into her writing. Review In I Am Woman: The church owned and controlled much of the sugar trade. Lee Maracle manages to cover more important topics in pages than many do in their entire life’s work. We are Not You: Not at all what the title leads you to think, either.


Refresh and try again. May 29, Karie rated it it was amazing Shelves: Dec 09, Moth rated it it was amazing Shelves: Get to Know Us. Indian women — British Columbia — Biography.

Jul 06, Big Al rated it it was amazing Shelves: Maracle has given hundreds of speeches on political, historical, and feminist sociological topics related to native people, and conducted dozens of workshops on personal and cultural reclamation.

Lee Wokan is a brilliant First Nation’s poet and essayist.

Lists with This Book. I Am Woman provides and insightful and persuasive contribution towards an understanding of the political and cultural factors marale the feminist struggle for equality and respect.

Indigenous people are still fighting to operate on white institutions. Then set up a personal list of libraries from your profile page by clicking on your user name at the top right of any screen.