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We are dancing for you : native feminisms and the revitalization of women's coming-of-age ceremonies / Cutcha Risling Baldy.

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Cutcha Risling Baldy's deeply personal account of the revitalization of the women's coming-of-age ceremony for the Hoopa Valley Tribe--Provided by publisher.

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780295743431
  • ISBN: 0295743433
  • ISBN: 9780295743448
  • ISBN: 0295743441
  • Physical Description: xvi, 193 pages ; 23 cm.
  • Publisher: Seattle : University of Washington Press, [2018]

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 175-183) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction: 'A:diniw A'ydyaw 'A:dit'e:n = We do it, we did it, we are doing it -- Dining'xine:wh-mil-na:sa'a:n = Hupa people -- with them -- it stays, there is a Hupa tradition : oral narratives and native feminisms -- Ninis'a-na:ng'a' = The world -- Came to be lying there again, the world assumed its present position : California Indian history, genocide, and native women -- Wung-xowidilik = Concerning it -- what has been told : anthropology and salvage ethnography -- Tim-na'me = At the lucky spot she bathes : indiginous menstrual beliefs and the politics of taboo -- Xoq'it-ch'iswa:l = On her -- they beat time, a Flower Dance is held for her : revitalization of the Hupa women's coming-of-age ceremony.
Summary, etc.:
Cutcha Risling Baldy's deeply personal account of the revitalization of the women's coming-of-age ceremony for the Hoopa Valley Tribe--Provided by publisher.
Subject: Hupa women > Rites and ceremonies.
Hupa women > Social life and customs.
Hupa women > Social conditions.
Feminism
Hoopa Valley Tribe, California

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