ERIC Number: EJ1012740
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 63
American Indian Females and Stereotypes: Warriors, Leaders, Healers, Feminists; Not Drudges, Princesses, Prostitutes
Lajimodiere, Denise K.
Multicultural Perspectives, v15 n2 p104-109 2013
This article is written by a Native female author. It delves into the historical stereotypes of Native females as drudges, princesses, and prostitutes perpetrated by media, movies, and literature. The author reviews research on the traditional and modern roles of Native females, including roles as warriors, leaders, and healers. Current literature and research on Critical Indigenous Feminist Theory is reviewed.
Descriptors: American Indians, Females, Stereotypes, History, Mass Media Effects, Films, Literature, Critical Theory, Feminism, Sex Role, Literature Reviews
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