Decolonizing Feminism: Challenging Connections between Settler Colonialism and Heteropatriarchy

  title={Decolonizing Feminism: Challenging Connections between Settler Colonialism and Heteropatriarchy},
  author={Maile Arvin and Maile Eve Angie Tuck and Maile Eve Angie Morrill},
  journal={Feminist Formations},
  pages={34 - 8}
The article explores two intertwined ideas: that the United States is a settler colonial nation-state and that settler colonialism has been and continues to be a gendered process. The article engages Native feminist theories to excavate the deep connections between settler colonialism and heteropatriarchy, highlighting five central challenges that Native feminist theories pose to gender and women's studies. From problematizing settler colonialism and its intersections to questioning academic… Expand
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