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Meridians (2013) 11 (2): 240.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Bettina Judd BETTINA JUDD Indigenousto No Land blackfemalebodiesinhabittheliminalspaceofdeath h.s. you say i belong not to this nor that but to the sea yes. but i cannot swim yes. [Meridians:feminismr,ace,transnationalism2013, vol. n, no. 2, p. 240] © 2013 by Smith College. All rights reserved...
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Meridians (2014) 12 (2): 78–98.
Published: 01 September 2014
... to Uncle Sam's land (Bradford 1886, 28). If modern scholars recognize Tubman as a women's suffragist, could we also not imagine Tubman holding the same pro-woman sentiment when seeking to liveon the "Queen's soil" in Canada? Perhaps this is just superficial conjecture; nonetheless, it deserves...
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Meridians (2001) 2 (1): 26–40.
Published: 01 September 2001
..., and the occasional pinyon-juniper treethat Belnap had seen the year before no longer existed; it had become overgrown with 2-foot-high Eurasian cheatgrass. "I was stunned," says Belnap, "It was like the aliens had landed." (Enserink 1999) One of the ironies in the world today is that in this era of globalization...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (2): 304–331.
Published: 01 October 2019
... the late 1960s and 1970s, Mink challenged the use of the Pacific lands, waters, and peoples as sites of military experimentation, subject to nuclear and chemical testing as well as war games. Mink’s political worldview, shaped by her experiences and understanding of the interconnectedness between human...
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Meridians (2022) 21 (1): 101–122.
Published: 01 April 2022
... these short four pages to guide her fictional retelling of this historical moment. Other scenes illuminate the ways Black women of the nineteenth century were deeply connected to the nature surrounding them, emphasizing the unique relationship Black and Brown women have had with the land through natural...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 310–339.
Published: 01 December 2020
...Nancy Marie Mithlo Abstract Despite the prevailing acceptance of homogenized global sensibilities in media productions, many American Indian and other indigenous artists continue to articulate a sovereign, bounded, and discrete identity based on land, family, and memory. Both material (embodied...
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Meridians (2009) 9 (1): 141–162.
Published: 01 September 2009
... of menstruation, miscarriages, hemorrhages, and womb images alongside death suggest that relying on a relationship among blood, land, and identity is always already limiting, even as the novel maintains that such relationships remain the best hope for resisting oppression. The lack of a future in the text...
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Meridians (2009) 9 (2): 1–30.
Published: 01 March 2009
...Nancy Marie Mithlo Abstract Despite the prevailing acceptance of homogenized global sensibilities in media productions, many American Indian and other indigenous artists continue to articulate a sovereign, bounded, and discrete identity based on land, family, and memory. Both material (embodied...
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Meridians (2016) 14 (1): 94–120.
Published: 01 June 2016
...Keisha-Khan Y. Perry Abstract In Brazil and throughout the African diaspora, rarely are black women, especially poor black women, considered leaders of social movements, much less political theorists. While Afro-Brazilian women are at the very heart of the struggle for urban housing and land rights...
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Meridians (2016) 14 (2): 118–129.
Published: 01 September 2016
... care, as well as a home and a place of dignity in the world's history to millions of Black/Afro-descendent women. We need to conspire to secure access to adequate care and treatment to Black/Afro-descendent women living with HIV, and to preserve the land of deracinated women. Black feminism and all...
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Meridians (2005) 6 (1): 1–22.
Published: 01 September 2005
... throughout the southern Africa region specifically, and the continent in general, the notion of stability was defined in direct relation to the maintenance of classed and/or raced interests within Africa. In Zimbabwe, a country where I percent of the population owned more than 70 percent of the land...
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Meridians (2001) 1 (2): 194–207.
Published: 01 March 2001
...-cane Australia, her family is a victim of the "lost" sometimes called the "stolen" generation: her grandmother was one of the thousands of children taken away from their parents during the years 1910to 1960. During her last four international victories she has paraded with the Aboriginal land right's...
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Meridians (2021) 20 (1): 53–83.
Published: 01 April 2021
... and sights / Have altered / In my hills,” cries the poet (157). The land is imbued with an unfamiliar aura that creates a sense of cognitive dissonance for the poet. Once familiar sights and sounds betray their strangeness to intensify the poet’s disorientation among the hills that represented spaces...
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Meridians (2000) 1 (1): 157–178.
Published: 01 September 2000
...). The liminal space of the mixedblood is in fact the central focus of many Indian writers and functions as a powerful metaphor for the postcolonial engagement of native peoples with geographical penetration (land loss, confinement to reservations, and so on) and cultural infiltration or assimilation...
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Meridians (2001) 2 (1): 113–126.
Published: 01 September 2001
... on the geographic area of historic Palestine, and to what continues to be lost to land confiscation, home demolitions, settlement expansion, military assault, appropriation of resources, cultural and economic strangulation, and the attempted erasure of Palestinian national history-is a compelling issue confronting...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 112–126.
Published: 01 December 2020
... hair out your head/each one by one in the name/of god and land spit on you and/cursed the evil that is/woman” (Handal 2000 , 116). Yet forced to leave her own family in order to find space for herself, she writes of “missing my family/who couldn’t understand/we struggling to understand/we were where...
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Meridians (2004) 5 (1): 92–116.
Published: 01 September 2004
..., and memorialization. Haiti: The Lost Relation The Haitian village of Croix-des-Rosets described in the first part could be summed up as the place of connection between Sophie Caco and her land, her community, and her mothers. Tante Atie's and Grandme Ife's homes act as shelters protecting Sophie from an incessant...
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Meridians (2004) 5 (1): 146–156.
Published: 01 September 2004
... that their view was of the bay, the old fort, and the town of Fort Liberte. On Phaeton Point, two roads reached the land's end. The high one went to the house of the plantation's first manager, then past three other houses to the absentee owner's house, at the end of a long driveway.The low road went past six...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 219–254.
Published: 01 December 2020
... to the roles, rights, and identities of women and men in Native communities, and in Native struggles for self-government, lands, and cultural survival. The woman, on marriage, must leave her parents’ home and her reserve. She may not own property on the reserve and must dispose of any property she...
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Meridians (2006) 7 (1): 127–161.
Published: 01 September 2006
... OF RIGHTS 129 communities and in Native struggles for self-government, lands, and cultural survival. The Indian Act System: Structuring Inequalities Thewoman,onmarriagem, ustleaveherparentsh' omeandherreserveS.hemay not ownpropertyonthereservaendmustdisposeofanypropertyshedoeshold.Shemay...