Marks From the Past

Lang, Julian
April 2004
News from Native California;Spring2004, Vol. 17 Issue 3, p4
Presents an article about the historical and cultural significance of chin tattoos among northwestern California Indian women. Purpose of tattoos; History of tattooing; Description of the social conditions of tattooed women. INSET: In other words. . ..


Related Articles

  • INDEX.  // Native Women in the Americas;2004, p109 

    Presents a list of topics related to Native American women discussed in the book "Native Women in the Americas," by Kenneth McIntosh and Mary Jo Dudley.

  • APPENDIX D: SAMPLE SURVEY COURSE AMERICAN INDIAN WOMEN IN HISTORY. Mihesuah, Devon A. // American Indians: Stereotypes & Realities;1996, p137 

    A sample survey course of the American Indian women in History that relate to articles that appeared in the book "American Indians: Stereotypes & Realities" are presented.

  • Chapter 8: NOURISHING SOULS: HEALERS, MENTORS, AND KEEPERS OF TRADITION. Dudley, Mary Jo // Native Women in the Americas;2004, p88 

    This chapter focuses on how Native American women communicate values and beliefs to help young people get a positive start in life. Before modern medicine existed, American Indian women combined spiritual concepts with a detailed knowledge of natural remedies to heal sicknesses among their...

  • Major Health Issues among Female Alaska Natives. Stillwater, Barbara // Wicazo Sa Review;Spring2001, Vol. 16 Issue 1, p113 

    Presents a study on the health issues concerning female Alaskan natives. Sociodemographics and morbidity rates for Alaskan women; Risk factors associated with various diseases; Theoretical models of intervention; Five stages of behavioral changes; Strategies for good health.

  • Hwame, Koshkalaka, and the Rest: Lesbians in American Indian Cultures.  // Sacred Hoop: Recovering the Feminine in American Indian Traditio;1992, p245 

    The article focuses on lesbians in American Indian culture. She says that lesbians are almost invisible in American Indians and that there have been women warriors, women leaders and even women husbands but indications of lesbianism are seldom mentioned. She claims that among Indians, direct...

  • CORRECTIONS.  // Native Peoples Magazine;Jan/Feb2002, Vol. 15 Issue 2, p10 

    Corrections to several articles are presented, including "Three Generations of Tewa Women Painters" in the November/December 2001 issue, "Holiday Gift Guide" in the November/December 2001 issue and artist Oreland Joe.

  • The Indian Health Service and the Sterilization of Native American Women. Lawrence, Jane // American Indian Quarterly;Summer2000, Vol. 24 Issue 3, p400 

    Investigates the historical relationship between the Indian Health Service (IHS) and Indian tribes. Right of the United States government to sterilize women; Government regulations pertaining to sterilization; Efforts of the IHS to sterilize American indian women; Physicians' reasons for...

  • Native American Women. Kidwell, Clara Sue // Reader's Companion to U.S. Women's History;1998, p405 

    Creation, power, and sexuality are integrally related concepts in Native American societies. The roles of men and women are based on both the biological characteristics of sexuality and the maintenance of complementary and reciprocal relationships. The role of women was to gather and prepare...

  • Native American Women: Woodlands. Child, Brenda // Reader's Companion to U.S. Women's History;1998, p422 

    Historically, tribes with ancestral ties to the Woodlands include the Algonquin-speaking Ojibwe, Menominee, Ottawa, Potawatomi, Sauk, and Fox, among others from the western Great Lakes. The arrival of Europeans to the western Great Lakes brought many changes to the region and had significant...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics