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Sex Roles and Social Change in Native Lower Central American Societies

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Published by University of Illinois Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Folklore,
  • Gender Studies,
  • Indigenous peoples,
  • Sexual behaviour,
  • North America,
  • Social Science / Anthropology / General,
  • Native American Anthropology,
  • Sex Roles (Sociological Aspects),
  • Central America,
  • Indian women,
  • Indians of Central America,
  • Sex role,
  • Social life and customs

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsChristine Loveland (Editor), Franklin Loveland (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages185
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9788868M
    ISBN 100252008588
    ISBN 109780252008580

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    In Europe at this time, women were only thought of as mothers who spent their days cooking, cleaning, and taking care of the children. Native American women however were builders, craftswomen, healers, warriors, farmers, as well as mothers. Intermarriage between Native American women and male settlers, traders, and explorers also took place. certain Native American tribes constituted an opportunity for women to assume the male role permanently and to marry women.' Its existence challenges Western assumptions about gender roles. Some feminist an-thropologists assume that it is in the nature of sex and gender systems to create asymmetry in the form of male dominance and female subservi-.

    Societies or brotherhoods of a secret and usually sacred character existed among very many American tribes, among many more, doubtless, than those from which there is definite information. On the Plains the larger number of these were war societies, and they were graded in accordance with the age and attainments of the members. One American's Story 8 CHAPTER 1 North American Societies Around Essie Parrish, a Native American storyteller and medicine woman, kept alive stories from a time when her people, the Kashaya Pomo, flourished along the northern California coast. She invited Robert Oswalt, an anthropologist, to time-travel with her to the s. As Parrish File Size: KB.


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