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Title The Hidden half : studies of Plains Indian women / Patricia Albers, Beatrice Medicine.

Imprint Washington, D.C. : University Press of America, c1983.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 FSCC Non-Fiction  305.488 H53 1983    ---  Available
Description vi, 280 p. ; 23 cm.
Note Consists chiefly of papers presented at a symposium entitled The Role and status of women in Plains Indian cultures, held in 1977, at the Plains Conference, Lincoln, Neb.
Bibliography Includes bibliographies.
Contents Introduction: new perspectives on Plains Indian women / Patricia Albers -- Beasts of burden and menial slaves / Katherine Weist -- The shackles of tradition / Alice Kehoe -- Male/female task differentiation among the Hidatsa / Janet Spector -- Women's work / Mary Jane Schneider -- The role of Sioux women in the production of ceremonial objects / Patricia Albers, Beatrice Medicine -- The political-economy of gender / Alan Klein -- Sioux women in transition / Patricia Albers -- Male and female in traditional Lakota culture / Raymond Demallie -- "Warrior women", sex role alternatives for Plains Indian women / Beatrice Medicine.
Subject Indians of North America -- Great Plains -- Women -- Congresses.
Added Author Albers, Patricia.
Medicine, Beatrice.
ISBN 0819129569 : $22.50
0819129577 : $11.75 (pbk.)

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