The Hidden Half

The Hidden Half

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The Hidden Half is a collection of papers which are concerned with research and analyses on Plains Indian women. Covering a wide range of topics, this volume presents case studies which focus on particular aspects of the female condition in Plains Indian societies, mostly concentrated on tribal groups in the northern Plains region of the United States and Canada. This booka€™s focus is primarily historical, dealing with the conditions of Plains Indian women in the pre-reservation period, but also contains selections concerned with the role and status of women in the modern reservation era. This volume is a CHOICE Outstanding Academic Book of 1983.Wissler (1910 : 69) gives details for this process among the Blackfeet, pointing out that different tools were used to tan deer skins, and implies that the work was done by women. Weltfish a#39;s sources (1965 : 451, 452), however, claimed thatanbsp;...

Title:The Hidden Half
Author:Patricia Albers, Beatrice Medicine
Publisher:University Press of America - 1983-01-10


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