ERIC Number: ED430751
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: N/A
Indigenous Women: The Right to a Voice. IWGIA Document No. 88.
Vinding, Diana, Ed.
This document contains 29 articles on the problems of indigenous women in a rapidly changing world, their unequal access to knowledge and resources, and their efforts to take an active role in solving those problems. The articles are arranged into nine chapters: Keeping Traditions Alive; Changing Gender Roles; The Struggle for Self-Determination and Human Rights; The Challenge of Modern Changes; Confronting the "New World Order"; Getting Organised and Participating; Networking and Building Solidarity; Epilogue; and The 1995 Beijing Declaration of Indigenous Women. Individual articles are: "The Arhuacan Woman: Our Life Is Our Art" (Leonor Zalabata); "Maori Women and Natural Resource Management: Towards a Sustainable Future" (Elizabeth McKinley); "Healthy Communities, Healthy Women: Society and Gender in the Andes" (Wara Alderete); "Changes in Women's Status in Micronesia: An Anthropological Approach" (Beatriz Moral); "Finding the Balance: Between Ethnicity and Gender among Inuit in Artic Canada" (Helle Hogh); "The Chamoru and Guam" (Ulla Hasager); "Inside Out" (C. T. Perez); "Thieves" (Anne Perez Hattori); "The Batwa Women of Rwanda: Confronting Discrimination" (Claudine Mukamakombe, Clotilde Musabeyezu, Pulcherie Umubyeyi, Elyvanie Kamondo); "Pakeha Land Legislation in Aotearoa: The Continuous Resistance by Maori Women" (Moana Sinclair); "Women Ask for Peace and Justice on Bougainville" (Daphne Zale); "Naga Women: A Struggle for Human Rights" (Shimreichon Luithui); "Hill Tribe Women of Thailand: Where To Turn Now?" (Anchalee Phonklieng); "Indigenous Women in Indonesia: A Portrait" (Arimbi H.P.); "Indigenous Ukpiovwin Women of Delta State, Nigeria: The Challenge of Development" (Mabel I. E. Tobrise); "Wines and Spirits: The Issue of Alcoholism and the Cordillera Women" (Bernice A. See); "Wildlife Tourism and Its Impact on Indigenous Maasai Women in East Africa" (Naomi Kipuri); "The 'New World Order' and Indigenous Women: The Case of the Okanagan People, Canada" (Jeanette Armstrong); "Globalization and Its Impacts on Indigenous Women: The Philippine Case" (Victoria Tauli-Corpuz); "Tuareg Women Refugees: How We Created Tin Hinane" (Saoudata Aboubacrine); "Guarani Women Fight for Democracy" (Cecilia Bulens); "Weaving and Goat-Breeding Help Izozog Women To Organise" (Annie Oehlerich); "Women Should Not Always Stay at Home: Interview with Two Amerindian Women from French Guyana" (Henriette Rasmussen); "Tribal Women in Uttar Pradesh: Challenging the Panchayat System" (Diana Vinding); "Greenland's Women Want To Take the Lead" (Henriette Rasmussen); "Women Solidarity across Borders: Interview with Two Sami Women" (Claus Oreskov); "For the Right to a Voice and To Be Free: Building Our Own Identity" (Nellys Palomo); "Pacific Women: Experiences with International Networking" (Lynette Cruz, Ulla Hasager); and "Women, Gender Studies and the International Indigenous Movement" (Inger Sjorslev). Contains references, maps, and photographs. (SV)
Descriptors: Activism, American Indians, Canada Natives, Civil Liberties, Cultural Maintenance, Educational Needs, Females, Foreign Countries, Indigenous Populations, Political Power, Politics, Self Determination, Sex Role, Social Change, Womens Education, Womens Studies
International Work Group for Indigenous Affairs, Fiolstraede 10, DK 1171 - Copenhagen K, Denmark; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org ($20 plus postage).
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Oslo.
Authoring Institution: International Work Group for Indigenous Affairs, Copenhagen (Denmark).