OUT OF PRINT This title is no longer available from the publisher. Godi'nigoha': The Women's Mind is a recent publication from the Woodland Cultural Centre that explores the role of Iroquois women and their relationship to the environment through art. The book was written by two Iroquois women with extensive backgrounds in art and museum education. In Godi'nigoha': The Women's Mind, Lynn Hill and Deborah Doxtator explain the importance of the collective knowledge of Iroquoian people from a First Nation's perspective.
Waterlily, published after Ella Deloria's death and generally viewed as the masterpiece of her career, offers a captivating glimpse into the daily life of the nineteenth-century Sioux. When Blue Bird and her grandmother leave their family's camp to gather beans for the long, threatening winter, they inadvertently avoid the horrible fate that befalls the rest of the family. Luckily, the two women are adopted by a nearby Dakota community and are eventually integrated into their kinship circles.
Gatherings Volume V: "Celebrating the Circle" Recognizing Women and Children Restoring the Balance, Fall 1994 is the fifth annual anthology of literary works by Native People produced by the En'owkin International School of Writing. Gatherings is the only journal of Indigenous People's writing in North America. This volume explores and honours the role of women and children in restoring balance. The works of 69 established and beginning writers address the theme through poetry, song, short story and editorial.
Growth of the First Metis Nation and the Role of the Aboriginal Women in the Fur Trade contains 16 lessons at the grade 10 level. First Nations Education Division of the Greater Victoria School Division, British Columbia, developed this resource guide for teachers. The guide explores the development of the Metis people by beginning with the precontact trade system. The next focus is the development of the fur trade and the way marriage customs emerged. Descriptions of Metis cultural identity and lifestyle are presented.
Bridges in Spirituality: First Nations Christian Women Tell Their Stories documents the experiences of five First Nations women. These experiences are presented as stories that bridge United or Anglican Church and Indigenous spiritual traditions. Sarah Simon, Dr. Jessie Saulteaux, Gladys McCue Taylor, Gladys Taylor Cook and Vi Smith share their knowledge and experiences on a variety of topics including child-rearing, marriage, medicine, traditional lifestyle, residential school, and spirituality. Suitable for high school level to adult.
Dragon of Heaven: The Memoirs of the Last Memoirs of China is the fictionalized story of Tz-u-his, better known as the Empress Dowager, the controversial woman who ruled China for almost half a century. This sumptuous book combines 25 majestic oil paintings of the Empress by renowned artist Zhong-Yang Huang with engaging, anecdote-studded text by celebrated storyteller David Bouchard.Tz-u-his (1833-1908) began life as a concubine but managed to rule China while a series of lovers and finally her son actually sat on the throne.