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A Review of Indigenous Women and Violence: Feminist Activist Research in Heightened States of Injustice

A Review of Indigenous Women and Violence: Feminist Activist Research in Heightened States of... BOOK REVIEW A Review of Indigenous Women and Violence: Feminist Activist Research in Heightened States of Injustice Zoe Schwandt Indigenous Women and Violence is an edited volume by Lynn Stephen and Shannon Speed focusing on the topic(s) of racialized and gendered violence under settler- colonialism. Each author’s own research is based in the United States, Mexico, and/or Guatemala, with much of the research crucially extending past artifi cial borders and challenging the reader’s re- lationship to land and territory. Each researcher discusses diff erent con- texts, communities, and events, but they all share and demonstrate the omnipresence of settler- colonial violence and the power in resistance and self- organization executed by Indigenous women. Some of the top- ics covered by the authors in this volume include the case of Sepur Zarco (chapter 4), two tribunals on the armed confl ict in Guatemala (chapter 7), the experiences of Indigenous women in a Texas immigration deten- tion center (chapter 1), and a creative writing workshop for Indigenous women imprisoned in Mexico (chapter 2). While these authors’ research is most obviously connected geographically and topically, they also share a commitment to engaged and activist scholarship. Engaged scholarship for these authors is specifi http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Collaborative Anthropologies uni_neb

A Review of Indigenous Women and Violence: Feminist Activist Research in Heightened States of Injustice

Collaborative Anthropologies , Volume 14 – Dec 18, 2021

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Publisher
University of Nebraska Press
ISSN
2152-4009

Abstract

BOOK REVIEW A Review of Indigenous Women and Violence: Feminist Activist Research in Heightened States of Injustice Zoe Schwandt Indigenous Women and Violence is an edited volume by Lynn Stephen and Shannon Speed focusing on the topic(s) of racialized and gendered violence under settler- colonialism. Each author’s own research is based in the United States, Mexico, and/or Guatemala, with much of the research crucially extending past artifi cial borders and challenging the reader’s re- lationship to land and territory. Each researcher discusses diff erent con- texts, communities, and events, but they all share and demonstrate the omnipresence of settler- colonial violence and the power in resistance and self- organization executed by Indigenous women. Some of the top- ics covered by the authors in this volume include the case of Sepur Zarco (chapter 4), two tribunals on the armed confl ict in Guatemala (chapter 7), the experiences of Indigenous women in a Texas immigration deten- tion center (chapter 1), and a creative writing workshop for Indigenous women imprisoned in Mexico (chapter 2). While these authors’ research is most obviously connected geographically and topically, they also share a commitment to engaged and activist scholarship. Engaged scholarship for these authors is specifi

Journal

Collaborative Anthropologiesuni_neb

Published: Dec 18, 2021

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