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Daughters of Abya Yala Native Women Regaining Control by Wara Alderete

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Published by Book Publishing Company (TN) .
Written in English


  • Anthropology,
  • Sociology,
  • Indian women,
  • Feminism,
  • Native American Sociology,
  • Women"s Studies - General,
  • Social Science,
  • Social conditions,
  • North America,
  • Central America,
  • Ethnic Studies - Native American Studies,
  • Politics and government,
  • South America,
  • Women"s Studies

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsLucilene Whitesell (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages128
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8323698M
ISBN 100913990094
ISBN 109780913990094

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