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Strong Women/Strong Nations 2: Brenda Child
Strong Women/Strong Nations: Native American Women & Leadership" is a day-long symposium examining the complex identities of Native women through lively, insightful discussions by elected tribal leaders, activists, artists, and business leaders about the challenges, obstacles, and opportunities confronting women today. In this segment, Brenda Child (Red Lake Ojibwe), University of Minnesota, speaks on "Naynaabeak’s Fishing Net: Illuminating the History of American Indian Women." Brenda J. Child (Red Lake Ojibwe) is a Professor of American Studies and former Chair of the Department of American Indian Studies at the University of Minnesota. She is a trustee for the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian. Her first book, Boarding School Seasons: American Indian Families, 1900-1940 won the North American Indian Prose Award. She is also author of Holding Our World Together: Ojibwe Women and the Survival of Community; Indian Subjects: Hemispheric Perspectives on the History of Indigenous Education, and My Grandfather’s Knocking Sticks: Ojibwe Family Life and Labor on the Reservation. Child was a consultant to the exhibit, “Remembering Our Indian School Days” at the Heard Museum in Phoenix, Arizona, and co-author of the book that accompanied the exhibit, Away From Home. The symposium was webcast and recorded at the Rasmuson Theater of the National Museum of the American Indian on March 18, 2016.
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27 min 26 sec
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