De/Scribing Squ*w: Indigenous Women and Imperial Idioms in the United States

Alternate Title
DeScribing Squ*w Indigenous Women
DeScribing Squw Indigenous Women
Apologia: There is no intention to offend, insult or embarrass by inclusion of this article. The author examines the possible origins, diverse uses, and meaning of the term "squaw" and asserts that the struggles of its usage are centered in indigeneity, femininity, and sovereignty in a post-colonial America.
C. Richard King
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American Indian Culture and Research Journal, vol. 27, no. 2, 2003, pp. 1-16
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Articles -- Scholarly, peer reviewed
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