Acoose, Janice, or Misko-Kisikawihkwe (Red Sky Woman), Iskwewak-Kah'
Ki Yaw Ni Wahkomkanak: Neither Indian Princesses Nor Easy Squaws,
1995, Woman's Press, Toronto, Ontario. A deconstruction of the stereotypical
images of indigenous women in popular literature.
Albers, Patricia, & Beatrice Medicine, The Hidden Half: Studies
of Plains Indian Women, 1983, University Press of America, Washington,
DC. Papers presented at a 1977 symposium.
Allen, Paula Gunn, Grandmothers of the Light: A Medicine Woman's
Sourcebook, 1991, and The Sacred Hoop: Recovering the Feminine
in American Indian Traditions, 1986, both from Beacon Press, Boston.
Native American (Laguna Pueblo and Sioux) author.
Anderson, Marilyn, & Jonathan Garlock, Granddaughters of Corn:
Portraits of Guatemalan Woman, 1988, Curbstone Press, Willimantic,
CT. Describes the everyday reality faced by Mayan women in Guatemala
Angel, Adriana, & Fiona Macintosh, The Tiger's Milk: Women
of Nicaragua, 1987, Henry Holt & Company, Seaver Books division,
New York. The stories of Nicaraguan women of today, in their own words.
Axtell, James, editor, The Indian People of Eastern America: A
Documentary History of the Sexes, 1981, Oxford University Press,
Bataille, Gretchen M., American Indian Women: A Biographical Dictionary,
1993, and American Indian Women: A Guide to Research, 1991, both from
Garland Publishing, New York.
Bataille, Gretchen M., & Kathleen Mullen Sands, American Indian
Women: Telling Their Lives, 1984, University of Nebraska Press,
Bradford, C.J., & Laine Thom, Dancing Colors: Paths of Native
American Women, 1992, Chronicle Books, San Francisco.
Brant, Beth, editor, A Gathering of Spirit: A Collection by North
American Indian Women, 1984, 1988, Firebrand Books, Ithaca, NY.
Poetry and stories by contemporary native woman writers.
Brave Bird, Mary, with Richard Erdoes, Ohitika Woman, 1993,
Grove Press, New York. A contemporary Lakota woman's story of her life,
part two. (See also Lakota Woman by Mary Crow Dog, below.)
Campbell, Maria, Halfbreed, 1973, 1982, University of Nebraska
Press, Lincoln. An autobiography by a Canadian Metis woman.
Crow Dog, Mary, Lakota Woman, 1991, HarperCollins, New York.
A contemporary Lakota woman's life story, part one. (See also Ohitika
Woman by Mary Brave Bird, above.)
Davidson, Florence Edenshaw, & Margaret B. Blackman, During
My Time: A Haida Woman, 1982, revised edition 1992, University
of Washington Press, Seattle.
Farley, Ronnie, Women of the Native Struggle: Portraits & Testimony
of Native American Women, 1993, Orion Books, New York.
Green, Rayna, American Indian Women: A Contextual Bibliography,
1983, and That's What She Said: Contemporary Poetry & Fiction by
Native American Women, 1984, both from Indiana University Press, Bloomington.
Green, Rayna, Women in American Indian Society, 1992, Chelsea
House, New York. Aimed at junior /senior high school students.
Hale, Janet Campbell, Bloodlines: Odyssey of a Native Daughter,
1993, Random House, New York. The author is Coeur d'Alene.
Hopkins, Sarah Winnemucca, Life Among the Piutes: Their Wrongs
& Claims, first published 1883, reprinted 1994, Vintage West
Series, University of Nevada Press, Reno. A Piute woman's story of her
Jones, David E., Sanapia: Comanche Medicine Woman, 1984, Waveland
Press, Prospect Heights, IL.
Katz, Jane, editor, Messengers of the Wind: Native American Women
Tell Their Life Stories, 1995, Ballentine Books, New York.
Klein, Laura F., & Lillian A. Ackerman, editors, Woman &
Power in Native North America, 1995, University of Oklahoma Press,
Norman. A collection of articles examining gender status and power in
ten culture areas.
Mankiller, Wilma, & Michael Wallis, Mankiller: A Chief &
Her People, 1993, St. Martin's Press, New York. Cherokee elected
leader Wilma Mankiller tells her own story and the story of her people.
McBride, Bunny, Molly Spotted Elk: A Penobscot in Paris, 1995,
University of Oklahoma Press, Norman. Biography of a Penobscot women,
born in 1903, who found success in show business in the U.S. and Europe.
Medicine, Bea, The Native American Woman: A Perspective, 1978,
ERIC/CRESS, Las Cruces, NM. Distributed by National Educational Laboratory
Publishers, Austin, TX.
Lurie, Nancy Oestreich, editor, Mountain Wolf Woman, Sister of
Crashing Thunder: The Autobiography of a Winnebago Indian, 1961,
1966, University of Michigan Press, Ann Arbor.
Linderman, Frank Bird, Pretty-Shield: Medicine Woman of the Crows,
1960, 1974, University of Nebraska Press, Lincoln.
Niethammer, Carolyn, Daughters of the Earth: The Lives & Legends
of American Indian Women, 1977, Collier Books, New York.
Peters, Virginia Bergman, Women of the Earth Lodges: Tribal Life
on the Plains, 1995, Archon Books, North Haven, CT.
Pulford, Florence, Morning Star Quilts: A Presentation of the Work
& Lives of Northern Plains Indian Women, 1989, Leone Publications,
Los Altos, CA.
St. Pierre, Mark, & Tilda Long Soldier, Walking in the Sacred
Manner: Healers, Dreamers, & Pipe Carriers--Medicine Women of the
Plains Indians, 1995, Simon & Schuster, Touchstone division,
New York. Tilda Long Soldier is Oglala Sioux.
Shoemaker, Nancy, editor, Negotiators of Change: Historical Perspectives
on Native American Women, 1995, Routledge, New York.
Spittal, W.G., editor, Iroquois Women: An Anthology, 1990,
Iroqrafts Iroquois Reprints, Oshweken, Ontario. Reprints of scholarly
articles originally published between 1884 and 1989.
Terrell, John Upton, & Donna M. Terrell, Indian Women of the
Western Morning: Their Life in Early America, 1974, 1976, Anchor
Press, Garden City, New York.
Voget, Fred W., assisted by Mary K. Mee, They Call Me Agnes: A
Crow Narrative Based on the Life of Agnes Yellowtail Deernose,
1995, University of Oklahoma Press, Norman, Oklahoma.
Wall, Steve, Wisdom's Daughters: Conversations with Women Elders
of Native America, 1993, HarperCollins Publishers, Harper Perennial
division, New York.
Daughters of Abya Yala: Testimonies of Indian Women Organizing
Throughout the Continent, 1992, Woman's Committee of the South
and Meso-American Indian Information Center, P.O. Box 18703, Oakland,
Watchful Eyes: Native American Women Artists, 1994, Heard
Museum, Phoenix, AZ. Exhibition catalog.
The Woman's Way, by the editors of Time-Life Books, 1995,
Time-Life Books, Alexandria, VA. From the series The American Indian.