Re: Contributions of the Iroquois, 13 - Conclusion

karl h schwerin (schwerin@UNM.EDU)
Tue, 9 Jul 1996 11:29:54 -0600

On Wed, 3 Jul 1996, Ruby Rohrlich wrote:

> Karl, in their writings did Franklin and Jefferson ever mention the
> egalitarian relations between the Iroquois women and men, which had such
> an impact on the early radical American feminists? Ruby
Ruby -
In what I have read, I have not found any such references. However, I
have not delved very deeply into Franklin, and hardly at all into
Jefferson. It would be an interesting project to review their published
works to see what they did (or didn't) say on the subject.

Karl Schwerin SnailMail: Dept. of Anthropology
Univ. of New Mexico Albuquerque, NM 87131

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