I Am Woman has ratings and 34 reviews. A revised edition of Lee Maracle’s visionary book which links teaching of her First Nations heritage with feminism. Lee Maracle links her First Nations heritage with feminism in I Am Woman. I Am Woman – Lee Maracle. In general, I thought this book to be akin in form to Highway’s The Truth About Stories – using plain english, oral.

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Books by Lee Maracle. Ler I’ll give you some of my highlighted passages: We were unable to find this edition in any bookshop we are able to search.

I Am Woman has not ceased to be an urgent and necessary book. For society to force someone, through shame and ostracism, to comply with love and sex that it defines, is nothing but organized rape. If I had only read one book while in university, it would have been this one. Eventually you want to stay that way. I read and re-read this book while in university studying native cultures throughtout Canada. Dec 09, Moth rated it it was amazing Shelves: Press Gang Publishers, c Learn more about Amazon Prime.

But then I wouldn’t want to do that too often. This is a tough-right-in-your-face read with a lot of understandable anger on the author’s behalf. Each chapter might appear a “rant,” but the connections and conclusions Bh draws are informative and insightful, pushing readers to think critically.


Maracle has given hundreds of speeches on political, historical, and feminist sociological topics related to native people, and conducted dozens of workshops on personal and cultural reclamation. No eBook available Amazon. University of Western Australia.

I Am Woman: A Native Perspective on Sociology and Feminism

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Lists with This Book. My library Help Advanced Book Search. While First Nations women continue to live and die in crisis, perhaps the money would be better spent in beginning the hard work necessary to make amends for the legacy of colonialism. There’s a problem loading this menu j now.

May 29, Karie rated it it was amazing Shelves: Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

I Am Woman is an intense, necessary book. I would recommend this book to all women of native descent. From what I have seen and read, the tide has turned, so to speak. May 23, Janelle rated it really liked it Shelves: In the spirit of Lorde and Fanon.

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A Radical Profeminist: I Am Woman: A Native Perspective on Sociology and Feminism, by Lee Maracle

The colon Lee Maracle is a brilliant First Nation’s poet and essayist. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. I am Woman is an important and thought provoking read. Not at all what the title leads you to think, either.


Full of sharp wisdom. Maracle’s truth is sharp and fearless and doesn’t let anyone off easy, including herself. Lee Maracle manages to cover more important topics in pages than many do in their entire life’s work. I Am Woman represents my personal struggle with womanhood, culture, traditional spiritual beliefs and political sovereignty, written during a time when that struggle was not over.

This is not an easy read. Buy the selected items together This item: Why hasn’t this work been required reading at the high school level? Feb 21, Courtney rated it it was amazing Shelves: The author does justice to her topic and raises important questions for academicians to consider.

If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. It required the traffic of human slaves and a willing population. The changes made in this second edition of the text do not alter my original intention. Lee Maracle’s story portrays that which everyone should know about – the struggles that native people, especially native women, have endured over the past centuries.