Critically Sovereign: Indigenous Gender, Sexuality, and Feminist Studies

Critically Sovereign Indigenous Gender Sexuality and Feminist Studies Critically Sovereign traces the ways in which gender is inextricably a part of Indigenous politics and U S and Canadian imperialism and colonialism The contributors show how gender sexuality and fem

  • Title: Critically Sovereign: Indigenous Gender, Sexuality, and Feminist Studies
  • Author: Joanne Barker
  • ISBN: 9780822363392
  • Page: 284
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Critically Sovereign traces the ways in which gender is inextricably a part of Indigenous politics and U.S and Canadian imperialism and colonialism The contributors show how gender, sexuality, and feminism work as co productive forces of Native American and Indigenous sovereignty, self determination, and epistemology Several essays use a range of literary and legal textCritically Sovereign traces the ways in which gender is inextricably a part of Indigenous politics and U.S and Canadian imperialism and colonialism The contributors show how gender, sexuality, and feminism work as co productive forces of Native American and Indigenous sovereignty, self determination, and epistemology Several essays use a range of literary and legal texts to analyze the production of colonial space, the biopolitics of Indianness, and the collisions and collusions between queer theory and colonialism within Indigenous studies Others address the U.S government s criminalization of traditional forms of Din marriage and sexuality, the I upiat people s changing conceptions of masculinity as they embrace the processes of globalization, Hawai i s same sex marriage bill, and stories of Indigenous women falling in love with non human beings such as animals, plants, and stars Following the politics of gender, sexuality, and feminism across these diverse historical and cultural contexts, the contributors question and reframe the thinking about Indigenous knowledge, nationhood, citizenship, history, identity, belonging, and the possibilities for a decolonial future Contributors Jodi A Byrd, Joanne Barker, Jennifer Nez Denetdale, Mishuana Goeman, J K haulani Kauanui, Melissa K Nelson, Jessica Bissett Perea, Mark Rifkin

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