Gender, Sovereignty, and the Discourse of Rights in Native Women's Activism

@article{Barker2006GenderSA,
  title={Gender, Sovereignty, and the Discourse of Rights in Native Women's Activism},
  author={Joanne Barker},
  journal={Meridians: feminism, race, transnationalism},
  year={2006},
  volume={7},
  pages={127 - 161}
}
  • Joanne Barker
  • Published 2006
  • Sociology
  • Meridians: feminism, race, transnationalism
In 1876, the Canadian Parliament amended the 1868 Indian Act to establish patrilineality as the criterion for determining Indian status and all commensurate rights of Indian peoples to participate in band government, have access to band services and programs, and live on the reserves. In 1983 and 1985, several different kinds of Indian1 women's constituencies and their allies secured constitutional and legislative amendments that partially reversed the 1876 criterion.2 The amendments were not… Expand
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