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Indigenous men and masculinities : Legacies, identities, regeneration

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Call Number
E98 M44 I53 2015
Location
Aboriginal Health Library
Title
Indigenous men and masculinities : Legacies, identities, regeneration
Editor
Innes, Robert Alexander ; Anderson, Kim
Source
WorldCat
Place
Winnipeg
Publisher
University of Manitoba Press
Year Published
2015
Physical Description
319 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Subjects
Indian men--Identity.
Indigenous men--Identity.
Indian men--Social conditions.
Indian men--Family relationships.
Masculinity--Social aspects.
Indigenous peoples--Kinship.
Notes
"What do we know of masculinities in non-patriarchal societies? Indigenous peoples of the Americas and beyond come from traditions of gender equity, complementarity, and the sacred feminine, concepts that were unimaginable and shocking to Euro-western peoples at contact. "Indigenous Men and Masculinities", edited by Kim Anderson and Robert Alexander Innes, brings together prominent thinkers to explore the meaning of masculinities and being a man within such traditions, further examining the colonial disruption and imposition of patriarchy on Indigenous men. Building on Indigenous knowledge systems, Indigenous feminism, and queer theory, the sixteen essays by scholars and activists from Canada, the U.S., and New Zealand open pathways for the nascent field of Indigenous masculinities. The authors explore subjects of representation through art and literature, as well as Indigenous masculinities in sport, prisons, and gangs. "Indigenous Men and Masculinities" highlights voices of Indigenous male writers, traditional knowledge keepers, ex-gang members, war veterans, fathers, youth, two-spirited people, and Indigenous men working to end violence against women. It offers a refreshing vision toward equitable societies that celebrate healthy and diverse masculinities."--Publisher
ISBN
9780887557903
Format
Book
Location
Aboriginal Health Library
Call Number
E98 M44 I53 2015
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