November 16, 2018

Indigenous Women as Matriarchs, Caretakers and now, Congresswomen

In precolonial Indigenous cultures, women occupied esteemed roles. Colonization changed a lot of that. Here, three Indigenous people from across the U.S. weigh in on the traditional roles of women in their respective Nations.

INDIGENOUS WOMEN AS MATRIARCHS

In precolonial Indigenous cultures, women occupied esteemed roles. Colonization changed a lot of that. Here, three Indigenous people from across the U.S. weigh in on the traditional roles of women in their respective Nations. They also share their thoughts on the recent historic election of the first two Native American women to Congress- Sharice Davids (Ho-Chunk) and Deb Haaland (Laguna Pueblo).   

GUESTS

Stephanie Dressen (Navajo), Christina M. Castro (Jemez/Taos/Xicana), and Brandon Stevens (Oneida).

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