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Title Women and power in native North America / edited by Laura F. Klein and Lillian A. Ackerman.
Imprint Norman : University of Oklahoma Press, [1995]

Subject Indian women -- North America -- History.
Indian women -- North America -- Social conditions.
Indian women -- North America -- Economic conditions.
Sex role -- North America -- History.
Alt Name Klein, Laura F. (Laura Frances), 1946-
Ackerman, Lillian A. (Lillian Alice)
Description x, 294 pages : map ; 23 cm
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 251-282) and index.
Contents Introduction / Laura F. Klein and Lillian A. Ackerman -- The Arctic. Gender in Inuit society / Lee Guemple -- The Northwest Coast. Mother as clanswoman : rank and gender in Tlingit society / Laura F. Klein -- The Subarctic. Asymmetric equals : women and men among the Chipewyan / Henry S. Sharp -- The Plateau. Complementary but equal : gender status in the Plateau / Lillian A. Ackerman -- The Northeast. First among equals? the changing status of Seneca women / Joy Bilharz -- The Plains. Blackfoot persons / Alice B. Kehoe -- California. Evolving gender roles in Pomo society / Victoria D. Patterson -- The Basin. The dynamics of Southern Paiute women's roles / Martha C. Knack -- The Southwest : Navajo. The gender status of Navajo women / Mary Shepardson -- The Southwest : Pueblo. Continuity and change in gender roles at San Juan Pueblo / Sue-Ellen Jacobs -- The Southeast. Women's status among the Muskogee and Cherokee / Richard A. Sattler -- Gender and power in native North America : concluding remarks / Daniel Maltz and JoAllyn Archambault.
ISBN 080612752X (hardcover : acid-free paper)
OCLC # 32049389
Table of Contents
1Introduction / Laura F. Klein, Lillian A. Ackerman3
2Gender in Inuit Society / Lee Guemple17
3Mother as Clanswoman: Rank and Gender in Tlingit Society / Laura F. Klein28
4Asymmetric Equals: Women and Men Among the Chipewyan / Henry S. Sharp46
5Complementary But Equal: Gender Status in the Plateau / Lillian A. Ackerman75
6First Among Equals?: The Changing Status of Seneca Women / Joy Bilharz101
7Blackfoot Persons / Alice B. Kehoe113
8Evolving Gender Roles in Pomo Society / Victoria D. Patterson126
9The Dynamics of Southern Paiute Women's Roles / Martha C. Knack146
10The Gender Status of Navajo Women / Mary Shepardson159
11Continuity and Change in Gender Roles at San Juan Pueblo / Sue-Ellen Jacobs177
12Women's Status Among the Muskogee and Cherokee / Richard A. Sattler214
13Gender and Power in Native North America: Concluding Remarks / Daniel Maltz, JoAllyn Archambault230
 List of Contributors283

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