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Iroquoian Women : Gantowisas (00 Edition)by Barbara A. Mann
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Iroquoian Women: The Gantowisas provides a thorough, organized look at the social, political, economic, and religious roles of women among the Iroquois, explaining their fit with the larger culture. Gantowisas means more than simply <
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A specialist in the history and culture of the Iroquois, Mann (U. of Toledo, Ohio) explains that gantowisas means not just a woman, but a woman acting in her official capacity as fire-keeper, faith-keeper, gift-giver, leader, counselor, judge, and Mother of the People. She draws on early and modern, oral and written sources to present a native American perspective, paying as much attention to the analysis as the facts.
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