31. Colonial Violence, Indigenous Feminisms, and Sovereignty
Monday, 5 January, 12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., 612, WSCC
A special session
Presiding: Janis A. Johnson, Univ. of Idaho
Speakers: Laura J. Beard, Texas Tech Univ.; Inés Hernández-Ávila, Univ. of California, Davis; Christina A. Roberts, Seattle Univ.; Leah Sneider, New Mexico Highlands Univ.; Erin Wedehase, Univ. of North Carolina, Greensboro
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We consider the ways Indigenous women writers articulate the epidemic of patriarchal colonial violence and femicide Native women experience. How do these writers imagine decolonization and healing? These literatures have a direct correlation to Native communities and to readers who may not appreciate the complexities of Native life and struggles for survival.
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