Changing and diverse roles of women in American Indian cultures

  title={Changing and diverse roles of women in American Indian cultures},
  author={Teresa D LaFromboise and Anneliese M. Heyle and Emily J Ozer},
  journal={Sex Roles},
This article explores traditional and contemporary sex roles of Indian women. It emphasizes the renewing power of the feminine—a creative, healing balance that arises as traditional and contemporary strengths are brought together. The survival of the extended family throughout two hundred years of governmental policy attests to Indian women's resilience despite continuous role readjustment, value conflict, and economic pressure. Tribal diversity and predominantly egalitarian structural… 
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