Re: History guide of Native Americans

Jim Stuart (
9 Oct 1996 21:00:05 GMT

Bj€rn Valentin Schmeding ( wrote:
> Informations wanted!

> I'm doing a research paper on the position of Indian women, seen in the
> historic context. In my paper, I want to make a distinction between the
> legend of Indian women and the reality, especially in the 19th century.
> Can anybody help me with informations, adresses, magazines, books,
> anything!?!

> Die Informationen k€nnen auch gerne in Deutsch sein (eller paa Norsk!).

> Many thanks
> Kristin Schmeding


Here are a few references to start with. I suggest that you focus on
the people from one ethnic group, "tribe," or region since there is no
"typical" Native American culture.

Albers, Patrica P.
1991 From Illusion to Illumination: Anthropological Studies of
American Indian Women, in Gender and Anthropology: Critical
Reviews for Research and Teaching, Sandra Morgen, ed.
New York: American Anthropological Association.

Albers, Patricia & Beatrice Medicine
1983 The Hidden Half: Studies of Plains Indians Women. University
Press of America.

Axtell, James
1981 The Indian Peoples of Eastern America: A Documentary History of
the Sexes. New York: Oxford University Press.

Bahr, Diana Meyers
199 From Mission to Metropolis: Cupe€o Women in Los Angeles.
Norman: University of Oklahoma Press.

Boyer, Ruth McDonald
1992 Apache Mothers and Daughters : Four Generations of a Family
Norman : University of Oklahoma Press.

Brown, Judith K.
1970 Economic Organization and the Postion of Women Among the
Iroquois. Ethnohistory. 17:151-67.

Klein, Laura F. and Lillian, A. Ackerman
1995 Women and power in native North America. Norman : University of
Oklahoma Press.

St. Pierre, Mark and Tilda Long Soldier
Walking in the Sacred Manner: Healers, Dreamers, and Pipe
Carriers -- The Medicine Women of The Plains Indians. NY: Simon
& Schuster/Touchstone.

Stockel, H. Henreitta
1991 Women of the Apache Nation, Voices of Truth. Reno: University
of Nevada press.

Tapahonso, Luci
199 S€anij Dahatta+/The Women are Singing, Poems and Stories.
Tuscon: University of Arizona Press.

Tooker, Elizabeth
1984 Women in Iroquois Society. In Extending the Rafters:
Interdisciplinary Approaches to Iroquoian Studies. M.K. Foster,
J. Campisi & M. Mithun, eds. Albany: State University of New
York Press. pp. 109-123

Jim Stuart
University of Illinois at Springfield