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ERIC Number: EJ849272
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009
Pages: 12
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 28
ISSN: ISSN-0886-2605
The Colonial Context of Violence: Reflections on Violence in the Lives of Native American Women
Weaver, Hilary N.
Journal of Interpersonal Violence, v24 n9 p1552-1563 2009
This article presents an overview of the ongoing colonial context that perpetuates and supports violence against First Nations women. This context must be recognized and changed as a prerequisite to eliminating or reducing this violence. The article includes a discussion of how gender roles have changed under colonization, the extent of violence, and steps that must be taken to eradicate violence against Native American women.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
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Language: English
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