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American Indian Grandmothers

Traditions and Transitions

by Marjorie M. Schweitzer

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  • 39 Currently reading

Published by University of New Mexico Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ethnography,
  • Indigenous peoples,
  • Women"s studies,
  • Kinship,
  • Grandparenting,
  • Social Science,
  • Women"s Studies - General,
  • Sociology,
  • USA,
  • Ethnic Studies - Native American Studies,
  • Grandmothers,
  • Gerontology,
  • Indian women,
  • Indians of North America,
  • United States

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages239
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8166962M
    ISBN 100826320783
    ISBN 109780826320780


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American Indian Grandmothers by Marjorie M. Schweitzer Download PDF EPUB FB2

Indian grandmothers are almost universally occupied with child care and child rearing at some time, but such variables as lineal descent, clan membership, kinship patterns, individual behavior, and cultural ideology change the definition, role, and status of a grandmother from tribe to tribe.5/5(1).

Smith has, sincebeen a ssociate curator for the National Museum of the American Indian, and a fellow curator, Lowery Stokes Sims of the Museum of Arts and Design, writes of the book.

"The Ten Grandmothers: Epic of the Kiowas" is a page softback that is an ideal resource for anyone studying Native American culture and history, whether they're in High School, College or post graduate studies.

But even those outside of academia will find these historical narratives fascinating and 5/5(9). The royalties from this book are donated to the Native American Scholarship Fund, Inc., based in Albuquerque, New Mexico. From inside the book.

What people are saying - Write a review. American Indian grandmothers: traditions and transitions User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. American Indian grandmothers are almost universally occupied with child care and child rearing at some time in their lives, but cultural variables influence the definition, role, and status of grandmothers in different tribes.

This book contains nine chapters that blend documentary history, oral history, and ethnographic observation to illuminate the complexity of grandmothering among the Cited by:   Then I read Vine Deloria Jr.’s book Custer Died for Your Sins, which punctured a hole in the genealogical fabric I’d this classic book about the American Indian Movement, Deloria wrote about his time at the National Congress of American Indians, during which white people came through his office almost every day claiming they had a “Cherokee grandmother.”.