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Mark My Words: Native Women Mapping Our Nations

Mishuana Goeman


Mishuana Goeman provides feminist interventions into an analysis of colonial spatial restructuring of Native lands and bodies in the twentieth century. Through an examination of the ways that Native women's poetry and prose reveal settler colonialism in North America as an enduring form of gendered spatial violence, she continually ask how rigid spatial categories, such as nations, borders, reservations, and urban areas are formed by settler nation-states structuring of space. As Native people become mobile, reserv/ation land bases become overcrowded, and the state seeks to enforce means of co ... More

Keywords: Indigenous Studies, Native American Studies, Native Feminism, Women of Color Feminism, Native American Literature, Gender and Colonialism, Imperialism, Self-determination, National in Literature, Geography and Literature

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2013 Print ISBN-13: 9780816677900
Published to Minnesota Scholarship Online: August 2015 DOI:10.5749/minnesota/9780816677900.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Mishuana Goeman, author
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