Bibliography

Bibliography on Matricultures

Compiled by Irene Friesen Wolfstone, 2016. This is a living document and will change periodically.  * indicates priority reading. I share it in order to encourage scholarship on this under-studied topic.

 Indigenous Feminisms

Anderson, K. (2003). Strong women stories: Native vision and community survival. Sumach.

Fiske, J. (1996). The Womb is to the nation as the heart is to the body: Ethnopolitical discourses of the Canadian Indigenous women’s movement.  Studies in Political Economy 51, 61-95.

*Green, J. (Ed.) (2007). Making space for indigenous feminism. Fernwood/Zed.

Innes, R.A. & Anderson, K. (Eds.) (2015). Indigenous men and masculinities: Legacies, identities, regeneration. University of Manitoba Press.

Kelm, M.E. & Townsend, L. (2006). In the days of our grandmothers: A reader in Aboriginal women’s history in Canada. University of Toronto Press.

Kelm, M.E. & Townsend, L. (2012). Finding a way to the heart: Feminist writings on Aboriginal and women’s history in Canada. University of Manitoba Press.

Kermoal, N. &  Altamirano-Jiménez, I. (2016).  Living on the land: Indigenous women’s understanding of place. Athabasca University Press.

Lavell-Harvard, D.M. & Brant, J. (2016).  Forever loved: Exposing the hidden crisis of missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls in Canada. Demeter Books.

Lavell-Harvard, D.M. & Anderson, K. (Eds.) (2014).  Mothers of the nations: Indigenous mothering as global resistance, reclaiming and recovery. Demeter Press.

Mantour, M. (1992). Matriarchy and the Canadian Constitution: A double-barrelled threat to Indian women. Agenda, 8(13), 59-64.

McIvor, S. D. (1995). Aboriginal women’s rights as “existing rights”. Canadian Woman Studies, 15(2/3), 34.

*Native Women’s Association of Canada (2007). Revitalization of matrilineal/matriarchal/ egalitarian systems.  Issue paper prepared for National Aboriginal Women’s Summit in Cornerbrook, NL.

Nickel, S., Fehr, A. & Lee, E.V. (forthcoming).  Intergenerational Indigenous Feminisms.  University of Manitoba Press.

Nickel, S. (forthcoming 2016).  I am not a women’s libber, although sometimes I sound like one: Indigenous Feminism and Politicized Motherhood in British Columbia, 1950s to 1980s.  American Indian Quarterly.

Parisi, L.& Corntassel, J. (2007). In pursuit of self-determination: Indigenous women’s challenges to traditional diplomatic spaces. Canadian Foreign Policy Journal, 13(3), 81-98.

Simpson, L.  (2013). Islands of decolonial love. Arbeiter Ring.

*Simpson, L. & Alfred, T. (2012).  Lighting the eighth fire: The liberation, resurgence, and protection of indigenous nations. Arbeiter Ring.

Suzack, C., Huhndorf, S.M. & Perreault, J. (2011). Indigenous women and feminism. UBC Press.

  1. Theory of Matriculture

Apffel-Marglin, F., Bell, D. & Bernal-Garcia, M.E. (2001).  Indigenous traditions and ecology: The interbeing of cosmology and community. Center for the Study of World Religions.

*Cavarero, A. (1990). In spite of Plato: A feminist rewriting of ancient philosophy (trans.1995). Cambridge: Polity Press.

* Goettner-Abendroth, H. (2013).  Matriarchal societies: Studies on indigenous cultures across the globe (revised ed.).  Peter Lang.

Goettner-Abendroth, H. (Ed.) (2009).  Societies of peace: Matriarchies past, present and future. Inanna.

Knight, C. (2008). Early human kinship was matrilineal. In N. J. Allen, H. Callan, R. Dunbar and W. James (Eds.), Early human kinship (pp. 61-82). Oxford: Blackwell.

Knight, C. & Power, C. (2005). Grandmothers, politics, and getting back to science. In E. Voland, A. Chasiotis and W. Schiefenhövel (Eds.), Grandmotherhood. The evolutionary significance of the second half of female life (pp. 61-82). Rutgers University Press.

Lerner, G. (1986). The creation of patriarchy.  Oxford University Press.

O’Brien, M. (1981).  The politics of reproduction. Routledge and Kegan Paul.

O’Reilly, A. (2016). Matricentric feminism: Theory, activism and practise.  Demeter Press.

* Passman, T. (1993). Out of the closet and into the field: matriculture, the lesbian perspective and feminist classics.   In N.S. Rabinowitz & A. Richlin (Eds.), Feminist theory and the classics (pp.181-208).  Routledge.

Indigenous Matricultures – Transnational Overview

Allen, P.G. (1986). The sacred hoop: Recovering the feminine in American Indian traditions. Beacon.

*Amadiume, I. (1992). Reinventing Africa: Matriarchy, religion and culture.  Zed.

Brock, P. (Ed.) (1989). Women rites & sites: Aboriginal women’s cultural knowledge. Allen & Unwin.

Cichon, J.M. (2013). Matriarchy in Minoan Crete: A perspective from archaeomythology and modern matriarchal studies.  Thesis submitted to CIIS.

Gimbutas, M. (1982). The goddesses and gods of Old Europe.  University of California Press.

Sanday, Peggy Reeves (2003).  Women at the center: Life in a modern matriarchy. Cornell University Press.

Kailo, K. (2001). Gender and ethnic overlap/p in the Finnish Kalevala. In H. Bannerji, S. Mojab & J. Whitehead (Eds.), Of property and propriety. The role of gender and class in imperialism and nationalism (pp. 182-222).  University of Toronto.

Kellogg, S. (2005). Weaving the Past: A history of Latin America’s Indigenous women from the prehispanic period to the present. Oxford.

Mann, Barbara Alice (2006). Daughters of Mother Earth: The wisdom of native American women. Praeger.

Muthien, B. (2011). Rematriation Of Women-Centred (Feminist) Indigenous Knowledge. Presentation to Women’s Worlds Congress in Ottawa, July l-7, 20ll.  Retrieved from http://gift-economy.com/rematriation-of-women-centered-feminist-indigenous-knowledge/

Robinson, M. (2012).  Matriarchy, patriarchy, and imperial security in Africa: Explaining riots in Europe and violence in Africa. Lexington.

Ruwanpura, K.N. (2006). Matrilineal communities, patriarchal realities: A feminist nirvana uncovered. University of Michigan Press.

Tamez, M. (2010). Restoring Lipan Apache women’s laws, lands, and strength in El Calaboz Ranchería at the Texas‐Mexico Border. Signs, 35(3), 558-569.

Indigenous Matricultures – Canada

*Anderson, Kim (2011). Life stages and native women: Memory, teachings and story medicine. University of Manitoba Press.

*Bédard, R.E.M. (2006). An Anishinaabe-kwe ideology on mothering and motherhood. In D.M. Lavell-Harvard & J.C. Lavell (Eds.), “Until our hearts are on the ground”: Aboriginal mothering, oppression resistance and rebirth (pp. 65-75). Demeter Press.

Bellrichard, C. (2014, July 10). Midwifery program with core aboriginal mandate halted: Future of one-of-a-kind approach, blended curriculum of aboriginal and western teachings in question.  CBC News.

Boas, F. (1924). The social organization of the tribes of the North Pacific Coast. American Anthropologist, 26(3), 323-332.

Brownlee, K. & Syms, E.L. (1999).  Kayasochi Kikawenow: Our mother from long ago.  An early Cree woman and her personal belongings from Nagami Bay, Southern Indian Lake.  Manitoba Museum of Man and Nature.

Brownlie, R. & Korinek, V.J. (Eds.) (2012).  Finding a way to the heart: Feminist writings on Aboriginal and women’s history in Canada. University of Manitoba Press.

Cameron, Anne (1981). Daughters of copper woman. Press Gang Publishers.

Carter, S. (1997).  Capturing women: The manipulation of cultural imagery in Canada’s prairie West. McGill-Queen’s Press.

Carter, S. (2002).  First Nations women and colonization on the Canadian prairies, 1870s – 1920s. In V.Strong-Boag et. al., Rethinking Canada: The promise of women’s history 4th ed. (pp. 135 –48). Oxford University Press.

Carter, S. (2008).  The importance of being monogamous: Marriage and nation building in Western Canada to 1915. Athabasca University Press and University of Alberta Press.

Child, Brenda J. (2012).  Holding our world together: Ojibwe women and the survival of community. Penguin.

Cooper, C. (1992). Native women of the northern Pacific coast: An historical perspective, 1830-1900. Journal of Canadian Studies, 27(4), 44.

Guédon, M. F. (2005). Le rêve et la forêt: histoires de chamanes nabesna. Les Presses de l’Université Laval.

Horn-Miller, K. (2009). Sky Woman’s great granddaughters:  A narrative inquiry into Kanienkehaka women’s identity. PhD Dissertation presented to Concordia University. Retrieved from http://spectrum.library.concordia.ca/976655/1/NR63412.pdf .

Hosley, E. H. (1980). The Aboriginal social organization of the Pacific Drainage Dene: The matrilineal basis. Arctic Anthropology 17(2), 12-16.

Mann, Barbara Alice (2000). Iroquoian women: The Gantowisas. Peter Lang.

McGrath, A., & Stevenson, W. (1996). Gender, race, and policy: Aboriginal women and the state in Canada and Australia. Labour History, 37-53.

Peters, V.B. (1995). Women of the Earth Lodges: Tribal life on the Plains.University of Oklahoma Press.

Simpson, L. (2006). Birthing an indigenous resurgence: Decolonizing our pregnancy and birthing ceremonies.  In D.M. Lavell-Harvard & J.C. Lavell (Eds.), “Until our hearts are on the ground”: Aboriginal mothering, oppression resistance and rebirth (pp. 25-33). Demeter Press.

*Simpson, L. (2011).  Dancing on our turtle’s back: Stories of Nishnaabeg re-creation, resurgence, and a new emergence. Arbeiter Ring.

Stote, K. (2015). An act of genocide: Colonialism and the sterilization of aboriginal women. Fernwood.

Valaskakis, G.G., Stout, M.D. & Guimond, E. (Eds.) (2009).  Restoring the balance: First Nations women, community and culture. University of Manitoba Press.

Food Sovereignty

Alonso-Fradejas, A., Borras, S.M., Holmes, T., Holt-Gimenez, E. & Robbins, M.J. (2015).  Food sovereignty: convergence and contradictions, conditions and challenges. Third World Quarterly, 35(3), 431-448.

*Apgar, J. M., Ataria, J. M., & Allen, W. (2011). Managing beyond designations: supporting endogenous processes for nurturing biocultural development. International Journal of Heritage Studies, 17(6), 555-570.

Burnett, K. & Hay, T. & Chambers, L. (2016). Settler colonialism, Indigenous peoples and food: Federal Indian policies and nutrition programs in the Canadian North since 1945. Journal of Colonialism and Colonial History 17(2).

Carter, S. (forthcoming).  “Growing pains: The dynamics of First Nations agriculture in Manitoba.” In a book co-edited by W.Wheeler, E. L.Syms, R. Coutts and B. Nickels.

* Desmarais, A.A. & Whittman, H. (2013). Farmers, foodies & First Nations: Getting to food sovereignty in Canada.  Paper presented to Conference on Food Sovereignty: A Critical Dialogue, Yale University, Sept. 24-25, 2013.

Droz, P. (2014). Biocultural engineering design: An Anishinaabe analysis for building sustainable nations. American Indian Culture and Research Journal, 38(4), 105-126.

Global Peace Initiative of Women & Shiva, V. (2014).  Sacred seed. The Golden Sufi Centre.

Guignard, F.P. & Cassidy, T.M. (Eds.) (2016). Mothers and food: Negotiating foodways from Maternal Perspectives. Demeter Press.

International Network of Mountain Indigenous Peoples (2014). Bhutan declaration on climate change and mountain Indigenous peoples. Retrieved from http://www.andes.org.pe/note-the-bhutan-declaration-on-climate-change-and-mountain-indigenous-peoples.

Kamal, A.G. &Thompson, T. (2013). Recipe for decolonization and resurgence: Story of O-Pipon-Na-Piwin Cree Nation’s indigenous food sovereignty movement. Paper presented to Food sovereignty: A critical dialogue international conference. Sept. 14-15, 2013, Yale University.

Kim, H.J. (2013). Women’s indigenous knowledge and food sovereignty: Experiences from KWPA’s movement in South Korea. Paper presented to Food sovereignty: A critical dialogue international conference. September 14-15, 2013, Yale University.

Gerlach, S. C., & Loring, P. A. (2013). Rebuilding northern foodsheds, sustainable food systems, community well-being, and food security. International journal of circumpolar health, 72.

Maffi, L.(Ed.) (2001). On biocultural diversity: linking language, knowledge and the environment. Smithsonian Press.

Martens, T. (2016).  Presentation at Indigenous Food Sovereignty Summit 2016: Nation to Nation dialogue. June 21-12, 2016, Winnipeg.

McMahon, M., & Johra, F. (2011). Beyond gender and food security. Women and Environments International Magazine, 88(89), 6-9.

* Nyéléni (2007). Declaration of the Forum for Food Sovereignty. Retrieved from http://www.nyeleni.org/spip.php?article290.

Searles, E. (2002). Food and the making of modern Inuit identities. Food and Foodways, 10(1-2), 55-78.

*Shiva, V. (2015).  Seed sovereignty, food security: Women in the vanguard.  Women Unlimited.

Turner, N. (2014).  Ancient pathways, ancestral knowledge: Ethnobotany and ecological wisdom of indigenous peoples of northwestern North America. McGill-Queens University Press.

Vazquez, J.M. (2011). The role of indigenous knowledge and innovation in creating food sovereignty in the Oneida Nation of Wisconsin. Thesis submitted to Iowa State University.

Vaughan, G. (2012). Women and the gift economy: A radically different worldview is possible. Inanna Press.

Wiebe, N., Wittman, H. & Desmarais A.A. (2012).  Food sovereignty in Canada: Creating just and sustainable food systems. Fernwood.

Wilson, M. (forthcoming 2016).  Postcolonialism​, indigeneity and struggles for food sovereignty: Alternative food networks in the subaltern world. Routledge.

Wittman, H., Desmarais, A.A. & Wiebe, N. (2010).  Food sovereignty: Reconnecting food, nature & commu​nity. Food First Books.

Zedeño, M. N. (2008). Traditional knowledge, ritual behavior, and contemporary interpretations of the archaeological record–an Ojibwa perspective. Belief in the past: theoretical approaches to the archaeology of religion, 259-74.

Climate Change: Impacts on Women & Indigenous Peoples

Alston, M. & Whittenbury, K. (2012). Research, action and policy: Addressing the gendered impacts of climate change. Springer.

Dankelman, I. (2010).  Gender and climate change: An introduction. Routledge.

Henriksen, J.B. (2007). Report on Indigenous and local communities highly vulnerable to climate change inter alia of the Arctic, small island states and high altitudes, with a focus on causes and solutions. Convention on Biological Diversity, 2007. UN.

Lamontagne, C. (2016).  “This change isn’t good”: Gitga’ata traditional ecological knowledge of environmental change. Master’s Thesis presented to Concordia University. Retrieved from http://spectrum.library.concordia.ca/981166/1/Lamontagne_MSc_Draft_S2016.pdf.

*Leduc, T. (2011). Climate, culture, change: Inuit and Western dialogues with a warming North. University of Ottawa Press.

Salick, J. & Byg, A (2007).  Indigenous peoples and climate change. Oxford: Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research. www.tyndall.ac.uk/publications/Indigenouspeoples.pdf.

Syvänen, Andra L. (2011) Wemindji Cree observations and interpretations of climate change: Documenting vulnerability and adaptability in the sub-Arctic. Masters thesis, Concordia University. Retrieved from http://spectrum.library.concordia.ca/7805/.

Watt-Cloutier, S. (2015). The right to be cold: One woman’s story of protecting her culture, the Arctic and the whole planet. Allen Lane.

  1. Research Methods

Apgar, J. M., Argumedo, A., & Allen, W. (2009). Building transdisciplinarity for managing complexity: lessons from indigenous practice. International Journal of Interdisciplinary Social Sciences, 4(5), 255-270.

Brown, L. & Strega, S. (2005).  Research as resistance: Critical, indigenous and anti-oppressive approaches. Canadian Scholars Press/Women’s Press.

Clandinin, D.J. (2013). Engaging in narrative inquiry. Left Coast Press.

Haarmann, H. (2007).  Foundations of culture: Knowledge-construction, belief systems and worldview in their dynamic interplay. Peter Lang.

Hart, M. A.  (2010). Indigenous worldviews, knowledge, and research: The development of an indigenous research paradigm.  Journal of Indigenous Voices in Social Work, 1(1).

Kovach, M.E. (2010). Indigenous methodologies: Characteristics, conversations, and contexts. University of Toronto Press.

Smith, L.T (2012). Decolonizing Methodologies: Research and indigenous peoples.  Zed.

*Stewart-Harawira, M. (2012). Returning the sacred: Indigenous ontologies in perilous times. In L.Williams, R. Roberts and A. McIntosh, A. (Eds.), Radical Human Ecology: Intercultural and Indigenous Approaches. Ashgate Publishing Group.

Wilson, S. (2009). Research is ceremony: Indigenous research methods. Fernwood.

Green, J. (Ed.) (2007). Making space for indigenous feminism. Fernwood/Zed.

Innes, R.A. & Anderson, K. (Eds.) (2015). Indigenous men and masculinities: Legacies, identities, regeneration. University of Manitoba Press.

Kelm, M.E. & Townsend, L. (2006). In the days of our grandmothers: A reader in Aboriginal women’s history in Canada. University of Toronto Press.

Kelm, M.E. & Townsend, L. (2012). Finding a way to the heart: Feminist writings on Aboriginal and women’s history in Canada. University of Manitoba Press.

Kermoal, N. &  Altamirano-Jiménez, I. (2016).  Living on the land: Indigenous women’s understanding of place. Athabasca University Press.

Lavell-Harvard, D.M. & Brant, J. (2016).  Forever loved: Exposing the hidden crisis of missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls in Canada. Demeter Books.

Lavell-Harvard, D.M. & Anderson, K. (Eds.) (2014).  Mothers of the nations: Indigenous mothering as global resistance, reclaiming and recovery. Demeter Press.

Mantour, M. (1992). Matriarchy and the Canadian Constitution: A double-barrelled threat to Indian women. Agenda, 8(13), 59-64.

McIvor, S. D. (1995). Aboriginal women’s rights as “existing rights”. Canadian Woman Studies, 15(2/3), 34.

Native Women’s Association of Canada (2007). Revitalization of matrilineal/matriarchal/ egalitarian systems.  Issue paper prepared for National Aboriginal Women’s Summit in Cornerbrook, NL.

Nickel, S., Fehr, A. & Lee, E.V. (forthcoming).  Intergenerational Indigenous Feminisms.  University of Manitoba Press.

Nickel, S. (forthcoming 2016).  I am not a women’s libber, although sometimes I sound like one: Indigenous Feminism and Politicized Motherhood in British Columbia, 1950s to 1980s.  American Indian Quarterly.

Parisi, L.& Corntassel, J. (2007). In pursuit of self-determination: Indigenous women’s challenges to traditional diplomatic spaces. Canadian Foreign Policy Journal, 13(3), 81-98.

Simpson, L.  (2013). Islands of decolonial love. Arbeiter Ring.

Simpson, L. & Alfred, T. (2012).  Lighting the eighth fire: The liberation, resurgence, and protection of indigenous nations. Arbeiter Ring.

Suzack, C., Huhndorf, S.M. & Perreault, J. (2011). Indigenous women and feminism. UBC Press.

Theory of Matriculture

Apffel-Marglin, F., Bell, D. & Bernal-Garcia, M.E. (2001).  Indigenous traditions and ecology: The interbeing of cosmology and community. Center for the Study of World Religions.

Cavarero, A. (1990). In spite of Plato: A feminist rewriting of ancient philosophy (trans.1995). Cambridge: Polity Press.

* Goettner-Abendroth, H. (2013).  Matriarchal societies: Studies on indigenous cultures across the globe (revised ed.).  Peter Lang.

Goettner-Abendroth, H. (Ed.) (2009).  Societies of peace: Matriarchies past, present and future. Inanna.

Knight, C. (2008). Early human kinship was matrilineal. In N. J. Allen, H. Callan, R. Dunbar and W. James (Eds.), Early human kinship (pp. 61-82). Oxford: Blackwell.

Knight, C. & Power, C. (2005). Grandmothers, politics, and getting back to science. In E. Voland, A. Chasiotis and W. Schiefenhövel (Eds.), Grandmotherhood. The evolutionary significance of the second half of female life (pp. 61-82). Rutgers University Press.

Lerner, G. (1986). The creation of patriarchy.  Oxford University Press.

McMahon, M. (1995). Engendering motherhood: Identity and self-transformation in women’s lives. Guilford Press.

O’Brien, M. (1981).  The politics of reproduction. Routledge and Kegan Paul.

O’Reilly, A. (2016). Matricentric feminism: Theory, activism and practise.  Demeter Press.

* Passman, T. (1993). Out of the closet and into the field: matriculture, the lesbian perspective and feminist classics.   In N.S. Rabinowitz & A. Richlin (Eds.), Feminist theory and the classics (pp.181-208).  Routledge.

* Wolfstone, I.F. (2014a). Paradigm of Natality. Paper submitted to Athabasca University and further developed on www.terramandala.ca.

Indigenous Matricultures – Transnational

Allen, P.G. (1986). The sacred hoop: Recovering the feminine in American Indian traditions. Beacon.

Amadiume, I. (1992). Reinventing Africa: Matriarchy, religion and culture.  Zed.

Brock, P. (Ed.) (1989). Women rites & sites: Aboriginal women’s cultural knowledge. Allen & Unwin.

Cichon, J.M. (2013). Matriarchy in Minoan Crete: A perspective from archaeomythology and modern matriarchal studies.  Thesis submitted to CIIS.

Gimbutas, M. (1982). The goddesses and gods of Old Europe.  University of California Press.

Sanday, Peggy Reeves (2003).  Women at the center: Life in a modern matriarchy. Cornell University Press.

Kailo, K. (2001). Gender and ethnic overlap/p in the Finnish Kalevala. In H. Bannerji, S. Mojab & J. Whitehead (Eds.), Of property and propriety. The role of gender and class in imperialism and nationalism (pp. 182-222).  University of Toronto.

Kellogg, S. (2005). Weaving the Past: A history of Latin America’s Indigenous women from the prehispanic period to the present. Oxford.

Mann, Barbara Alice (2006). Daughters of Mother Earth: The wisdom of native American women. Praeger.

Muthien, B. (2011). Rematriation Of Women-Centred (Feminist) Indigenous Knowledge. Presentation to Women’s Worlds Congress in Ottawa, July l-7, 20ll.  Retrieved from http://gift-economy.com/rematriation-of-women-centered-feminist-indigenous-knowledge/

Robinson, M. (2012).  Matriarchy, patriarchy, and imperial security in Africa: Explaining riots in Europe and violence in Africa. Lexington.

Ruwanpura, K.N. (2006). Matrilineal communities, patriarchal realities: A feminist nirvana uncovered. University of Michigan Press.

Tamez, M. (2010). Restoring Lipan Apache women’s laws, lands, and strength in El Calaboz Ranchería at the Texas‐Mexico Border. Signs, 35(3), 558-569.

*Wolfstone, I.F. (2014b). Natality: Between past and future.  Paper submitted to Athabasca University. Posted www.academia.edu/17740204/Natality_Between_Past_and_Future.

Indigenous Matricultures – Canada

Anderson, Kim (2011). Life stages and native women: Memory, teachings and story medicine. University of Manitoba Press.

Bédard, R.E.M. (2006). An Anishinaabe-kwe ideology on mothering and motherhood. In D.M. Lavell-Harvard & J.C. Lavell (Eds.), “Until our hearts are on the ground”: Aboriginal mothering, oppression resistance and rebirth (pp. 65-75). Demeter Press.

Bellrichard, C. (2014, July 10). Midwifery program with core aboriginal mandate halted: Future of one-of-a-kind approach, blended curriculum of aboriginal and western teachings in question.  CBC News.

Boas, F. (1924). The social organization of the tribes of the North Pacific Coast. American Anthropologist, 26(3), 323-332.

Brownlee, K. & Syms, E.L. (1999).  Kayasochi Kikawenow: Our mother from long ago.  An early Cree woman and her personal belongings from Nagami Bay, Southern Indian Lake.  Manitoba Museum of Man and Nature.

Brownlie, R. & Korinek, V.J. (Eds.) (2012).  Finding a way to the heart: Feminist writings on Aboriginal and women’s history in Canada. University of Manitoba Press.

Cameron, Anne (1981). Daughters of copper woman. Press Gang Publishers.

Carter, S. (1997).  Capturing women: The manipulation of cultural imagery in Canada’s prairie West. McGill-Queen’s Press.

Carter, S. (2002).  First Nations women and colonization on the Canadian prairies, 1870s – 1920s. In V.Strong-Boag et. al., Rethinking Canada: The promise of women’s history 4th ed. (pp. 135 –48). Oxford University Press.

Carter, S. (2008).  The importance of being monogamous: Marriage and nation building in Western Canada to 1915. Athabasca University Press and University of Alberta Press.

Child, Brenda J. (2012).  Holding our world together: Ojibwe women and the survival of community. Penguin.

Cooper, C. (1992). Native women of the northern Pacific coast: An historical perspective, 1830-1900. Journal of Canadian Studies, 27(4), 44.

Guédon, M. F. (2005). Le rêve et la forêt: histoires de chamanes nabesna. Les Presses de l’Université Laval.

Horn-Miller, K. (2009). Sky Woman’s great granddaughters:  A narrative inquiry into Kanienkehaka women’s identity. PhD Dissertation presented to Concordia University. Retrieved from http://spectrum.library.concordia.ca/976655/1/NR63412.pdf .

Hosley, E. H. (1980). The Aboriginal social organization of the Pacific Drainage Dene: The matrilineal basis. Arctic Anthropology 17(2), 12-16.

Mann, Barbara Alice (2000). Iroquoian women: The Gantowisas. Peter Lang.

McGrath, A., & Stevenson, W. (1996). Gender, race, and policy: Aboriginal women and the state in Canada and Australia. Labour History, 37-53.

Peters, V.B. (1995). Women of the Earth Lodges: Tribal life on the Plains.University of Oklahoma Press.

Simpson, L. (2006). Birthing an indigenous resurgence: Decolonizing our pregnancy and birthing ceremonies.  In D.M. Lavell-Harvard & J.C. Lavell (Eds.), “Until our hearts are on the ground”: Aboriginal mothering, oppression resistance and rebirth (pp. 25-33). Demeter Press.

Simpson, L. (2011).  Dancing on our turtle’s back: Stories of Nishnaabeg re-creation, resurgence, and a new emergence. Arbeiter Ring.

Stote, K. (2015). An act of genocide: Colonialism and the sterilization of aboriginal women. Fernwood.

Valaskakis, G.G., Stout, M.D. & Guimond, E. (Eds.) (2009).  Restoring the balance: First Nations women, community and culture. University of Manitoba Press.

Food Sovereignty

Alonso-Fradejas, A., Borras, S.M., Holmes, T., Holt-Gimenez, E. & Robbins, M.J. (2015).  Food sovereignty: convergence and contradictions, conditions and challenges. Third World Quarterly, 35(3), 431-448.

Apgar, J. M., Ataria, J. M., & Allen, W. (2011). Managing beyond designations: supporting endogenous processes for nurturing biocultural development. International Journal of Heritage Studies, 17(6), 555-570.

Burnett, K. & Hay, T. & Chambers, L. (2016). Settler colonialism, Indigenous peoples and food: Federal Indian policies and nutrition programs in the Canadian North since 1945. Journal of Colonialism and Colonial History 17(2).

Carter, S. (forthcoming).  “Growing pains: The dynamics of First Nations agriculture in Manitoba.” In a book co-edited by W.Wheeler, E. L.Syms, R. Coutts and B. Nickels.

* Desmarais, A.A. & Whittman, H. (2013). Farmers, foodies & First Nations: Getting to food sovereignty in Canada.  Paper presented to Conference on Food Sovereignty: A Critical Dialogue, Yale University, Sept. 24-25, 2013.

Droz, P. (2014). Biocultural engineering design: An Anishinaabe analysis for building sustainable nations. American Indian Culture and Research Journal, 38(4), 105-126.

Global Peace Initiative of Women & Shiva, V. (2014).  Sacred seed. The Golden Sufi Centre.

Guignard, F.P. & Cassidy, T.M. (Eds.) (2016). Mothers and food: Negotiating foodways from Maternal Perspectives. Demeter Press.

International Network of Mountain Indigenous Peoples (2014). Bhutan declaration on climate change and mountain Indigenous peoples. Retrieved from http://www.andes.org.pe/note-the-bhutan-declaration-on-climate-change-and-mountain-indigenous-peoples.

Kamal, A.G. &Thompson, T. (2013). Recipe for decolonization and resurgence: Story of O-Pipon-Na-Piwin Cree Nation’s indigenous food sovereignty movement. Paper presented to Food sovereignty: A critical dialogue international conference. Sept. 14-15, 2013, Yale University.

Kim, H.J. (2013). Women’s indigenous knowledge and food sovereignty: Experiences from KWPA’s movement in South Korea. Paper presented to Food sovereignty: A critical dialogue international conference. September 14-15, 2013, Yale University.

Gerlach, S. C., & Loring, P. A. (2013). Rebuilding northern foodsheds, sustainable food systems, community well-being, and food security. International journal of circumpolar health, 72.

Maffi, L.(Ed.) (2001). On biocultural diversity: linking language, knowledge and the environment. Smithsonian Press.

Martens, T. (2016).  Presentation at Indigenous Food Sovereignty Summit 2016: Nation to Nation dialogue. June 21-12, 2016, Winnipeg.

McMahon, M., & Johra, F. (2011). Beyond gender and food security. Women and Environments International Magazine, 88(89), 6-9.

* Nyéléni (2007). Declaration of the Forum for Food Sovereignty. Retrieved from http://www.nyeleni.org/spip.php?article290.

Searles, E. (2002). Food and the making of modern Inuit identities. Food and Foodways, 10(1-2), 55-78.

Shiva, V. (2015).  Seed sovereignty, food security: Women in the vanguard.  Women Unlimited.

Turner, N. (2014).  Ancient pathways, ancestral knowledge: Ethnobotany and ecological wisdom of indigenous peoples of northwestern North America. McGill-Queens University Press.

Vazquez, J.M. (2011). The role of indigenous knowledge and innovation in creating food sovereignty in the Oneida Nation of Wisconsin. Thesis submitted to Iowa State University.

Vaughan, G. (2012). Women and the gift economy: A radically different worldview is possible. Inanna Press.

Wiebe, N., Wittman, H. & Desmarais A.A. (2012).  Food sovereignty in Canada: Creating just and sustainable food systems. Fernwood.

Wilson, M. (forthcoming 2016).  Postcolonialism​, indigeneity and struggles for food sovereignty: Alternative food networks in the subaltern world. Routledge.

Wittman, H., Desmarais, A.A. & Wiebe, N. (2010).  Food sovereignty: Reconnecting food, nature & commu​nity. Food First Books.

Zedeño, M. N. (2008). Traditional knowledge, ritual behavior, and contemporary interpretations of the archaeological record–an Ojibwa perspective. Belief in the past: theoretical approaches to the archaeology of religion, 259-74.

Climate Change: Impacts on Women & Indigenous Peoples

Alston, M. & Whittenbury, K. (2012). Research, action and policy: Addressing the gendered impacts of climate change. Springer.

Dankelman, I. (2010).  Gender and climate change: An introduction. Routledge.

Henriksen, J.B. (2007). Report on Indigenous and local communities highly vulnerable to climate change inter alia of the Arctic, small island states and high altitudes, with a focus on causes and solutions. Convention on Biological Diversity, 2007. UN.

Lamontagne, C. (2016).  “This change isn’t good”: Gitga’ata traditional ecological knowledge of environmental change. Master’s Thesis presented to Concordia University. Retrieved from http://spectrum.library.concordia.ca/981166/1/Lamontagne_MSc_Draft_S2016.pdf.

Leduc, T. (2011). Climate, culture, change: Inuit and Western dialogues with a warming North. University of Ottawa Press.

Salick, J. & Byg, A (2007).  Indigenous peoples and climate change. Oxford: Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research. www.tyndall.ac.uk/publications/Indigenouspeoples.pdf.

Syvänen, Andra L. (2011) Wemindji Cree observations and interpretations of climate change: Documenting vulnerability and adaptability in the sub-Arctic. Masters thesis, Concordia University. Retrieved from http://spectrum.library.concordia.ca/7805/.

Watt-Cloutier, S. (2015). The right to be cold: One woman’s story of protecting her culture, the Arctic and the whole planet. Allen Lane.

Research Methods

Apgar, J. M., Argumedo, A., & Allen, W. (2009). Building transdisciplinarity for managing complexity: lessons from indigenous practice. International Journal of Interdisciplinary Social Sciences, 4(5), 255-270.

Brown, L. & Strega, S. (2005).  Research as resistance: Critical, indigenous and anti-oppressive approaches. Canadian Scholars Press/Women’s Press.

Clandinin, D.J. (2013). Engaging in narrative inquiry. Left Coast Press.

* Haarmann, H. (2007).  Foundations of culture: Knowledge-construction, belief systems and worldview in their dynamic interplay. Peter Lang.

Hart, M. A.  (2010). Indigenous worldviews, knowledge, and research: The development of an indigenous research paradigm.  Journal of Indigenous Voices in Social Work, 1(1).

Kovach, M.E. (2010). Indigenous methodologies: Characteristics, conversations, and contexts. University of Toronto Press.

Smith, L.T (2012). Decolonizing Methodologies: Research and indigenous peoples.  Zed.

Stewart-Harawira, M. (2012). Returning the sacred: Indigenous ontologies in perilous times. In L.Williams, R. Roberts and A. McIntosh, A. (Eds.), Radical Human Ecology: Intercultural and Indigenous Approaches. Ashgate Publishing Group.

Wilson, S. (2009). Research is ceremony: Indigenous research methods. Fernwood.

 

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