Contact Zones

Contact Zones

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As both colonizer and colonized (sometimes even simultaneously), women were uniquely positioned at the axis of the colonial encounter ii½ the so-called qcontact zoneq ii½ between Aboriginals and newcomers. Aboriginal women shaped identities for themselves in both worlds. By recognizing the necessity to qperform, q they enchanted and educated white audiences across Canada. On the other side of the coin, newcomers imposed increasing regulation on Aboriginal women's bodies. Contact Zones provides insight into the ubiquity and persistence of colonial discourse. What bodies belonged inside the nation, who were outsiders, and who transgressed the rules ii½ these are the questions at the heart of this provocative book.Mary-Ellen Kelm, Colonizing Bodies: Aboriginal Health and Healing in British Columbia, 190050 (Vancouver: UBC Press, 1998). Karen Dubinsky, The Second Greatest Disappointment Honeymooning and Tourism at Niagara Falls (Toronto: anbsp;...

Title:Contact Zones
Author: Myra Rutherdale, Katie Pickles
Publisher:UBC Press - 2011-11-01

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