Indigenous Feminisms in Canada

  title={Indigenous Feminisms in Canada},
  author={Cheryl Suzack},
  journal={NORA - Nordic Journal of Feminist and Gender Research},
  pages={261 - 274}
  • Cheryl Suzack
  • Published 2 October 2015
  • Political Science
  • NORA - Nordic Journal of Feminist and Gender Research
Abstract This essay explores three case studies that show how Indigenous women enact the principles of Indigenous feminism by deploying the concept of active silence to bring attention to the social justice goals of Indigenous communities in Canada. It begins by defining Indigenous feminism and its broader objectives before turning to a discussion of the Sahtu Dene’s efforts to restore land polluted through uranium mining, Heiltsuk resistance to the Northern Gateway Pipeline Project, and Canada… 

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