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Gaining Respect

Published: November 12, 2009, Author: JayTaber

In some indigenous societies, the combination of colonial economic, political and religious philosophies has perverted aboriginal governance and culture in misogynist ways. In Paraguay, overcoming gender discrimination hasn’t been easy, but some of the indigenous women there are finally gaining the respect they deserve.

Chief George Manuel Memorial Indigenous Library

The library is dedicated to the memory of Secwepemc Chief George Manuel (1921-1989), to the nations of the Fourth World and to the elders and generations to come.

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