Holding our world together : Ojibwe women and the survival of community / Brenda J. Child.
By: Child, Brenda JSeries: Penguin library of American Indian history: Publisher: New York : Viking, 2012Description: xxviii, 209 p. : ill. ; 20 cmISBN: 9780670023240; 0670023248Subject(s): Ojibwa women -- History | Ojibwa women -- Social conditions | Ojibwa women -- Economic conditionsDDC classification: 977.004/97333 LOC classification: E99.C6 | C48 2012
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Women of the Great Lakes and Mississippi : everything was very systematic -- Madeline Island : Ojibwe women in fur trade society -- Reservations : holding our world together -- Nett Lake : wild rice and the Great Depression -- Mount Pleasant : metaphor of the muskrat -- Minneapolis : a renaissance of spirit.
Highlights the impact women have had on Native American life, describing the lives of Madeleine Cadotte, who mediated fur trades and Gertrude Buckanaga, a community activist who helped impoverished Indian families.