Gender Relations Among Western Tribes
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H-Amindian Editor's Note:

As a follow-up to the recent "Gender Relations" thread, here's a mini-bibliography of subscriber recommendations.

J. Wendel Cox


Albers, Patricia and Beatrice Medicine, eds. _The Hidden Half: Studies of
Plains Indian Women_ (1983).

Axtell, James, ed. _The Indian Peoples of Eastern America: A Documentary History of the Sexes_ (1981).

Brown, Jennifer S. H. _Strangers in Blood: Fur Trade Company Families in Indian Country_ (reprint, 1996).

Brown, Jennifer S. H., and Elizabeth Vibert, eds. _Reading Beyond Words: Contexts for Native History_ (1995).

Gilman, Carolyn, and Mary Jane Schneider. _The Way to Independence: Memories of a Hidatsa Indian Family_ (1987).

Jacobs, Sue-Ellen, Wesley Thomas, and Sabine Lang, eds. _Two-Spirit People:
Native American Gender Identity, Sexuality, and Spirituality_ (1997).

Hurtado, Albert. _Intimate Frontiers: Sex, Gender, and Culture in Early California_ (forthcoming).

-----. _Indian Survival on the California Frontier_ (1988).

Peters, Virginia Bergman. _Women of the Earth Lodges: Tribal Life on the Plains_ (1996).

Shoemaker, Nancy, ed. _Negotiators of Change: Historical Perspectives on Native American Women_(1995)

Spector, Janet. _What This Awl Means: Feminist Archaeology at a Wahpeton Dakota Village_ (1993).

Van Kirk, Sylvia. _Many Tender Ties: Women in Fur Trade Society, 1670-1870_ (1983).

Williams, Walter. _The Spirit & the Flesh: Sexual Diversity in American Culture_ (1992).

Wilson, Gilbert. _Buffalo Bird Woman's Garden: Agriculture of the Hidatsa
Indians_ (reprint, 1987).

-----. _Waheenee: An Indian Girl's Story_ (reprint, 1981).

-----. _Goodbird, The Indian_ (reprint, 1985)


Allen, Paula Gunn. "Lesbians in American Indian Cultures." In _Hidden From
History: Reclaiming the Gay & Lesbian Past_, edited by Martin Duberman, Martha Vicinus, and George Chauncey (1990).

Blackwood, Evelyn. "Sexuality and Gender in Certain Native American Tribes:
The Case of Cross-Gender Females," _Signs_ 10, no. 1 (1984): 27-42.

Harkin, Michael and Sergei Kan, eds. Special issue of _Ethnohistory_ 43:4
(1996) on missionaries and Native American women, with contributions by Harkin, Kan, Kathleen Bragdon, Diane M. Notarianni, Jo-Anne Fiske, Pauline
Turner Strong, Jennifer S. H. Brown, and Clara Sue Kidwell.

Hoikkala, Paivi H. "Mothers and Community Builders: Salt River Pima and Maricopa Women in Community Action." In Shoemaker, ed., _Negotiators of Change_ (1995).

Hurtado, Albert. "When Strangers Met: Sex and Gender on Three Frontiers,"
in Elizabeth Jameson & Susan Armitage, eds., _Writing the Range: Race, Class, and Culture in the Women's West_ (Univ. of Oklahoma Press, 1997)

-----. "Sexuality in the California Missions: Cultural Perceptions and Sad
Realities," _California History_ 71 (Fall 1992): 371-85, 451-53.

Osburn, Katherine M.B. "'Dear Friend and Ex-Husband': Marriage, Divorce, and Women's Property Rights on the Southern Ute Reservation, 1887-1930." In Shoemaker, ed., _Negotiators of Change_ (1995).

Sparks, Carol Douglas. "The Land Incarnate: Navajo Women and the Dialogue
of Colonialism, 1821-1870." In Shoemaker, ed., _Negotiators of Change_ (1995).

Trafzer, Clifford E. "Horses and Cattle, Buggies and Hacks: Purchases Made
by Yakima Indian Women, 1909-1912." In Shoemaker, ed., _Negotiators of Change_ (1995).