Native Women and Land - Shumakolowa Native Arts
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Native Women and Land

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"What roles do literary and community texts and social media play in the memory, politics, and lived experience of those dispossessed?" Fitzgerald asks, "What roles do literary and community texts and social media play in the memory, politics, and lived experience of those dispossessed?"

Fitzgerald asks this question in her introduction and sets out to answer it in her study of literature and social media by (primarily) Native women who are writing about and often actively protesting against displacement caused both by forced relocation and environmental disaster. By examining a range of diverse materials, including the writings of canonical Native American writers such as Louise Erdrich, Linda Hogan, and Elizabeth Cook-Lynn, and social media sites such as YouTube and Facebook.

Details

  • Author: Stephanie Fitzgerald
  • Paperback or Hardcover: pages
  • Publisher: University of New Mexico Press (March 15, 2015)
  • ISBN-10: 0826355579
  • Product Dimensions: 9.1 x 6.1 x 0.9 inches

About the Artist

Stephanie J. Fitzgerald is an associate professor of English at the University of Kansas. She is the coeditor of Keepers of the Morning Star: An Anthology of Native Women's Theater.

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