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Lenape Women, Matriliny, and the Colonial Encounter-Resistance and Erosion of Power (c. 1600-1876)

An Excursus in Feminist Anthropology


Regula Trenkwalder-Schönenberger

Contents: Anthropology à partir des femmes - Towards a dynamic theory of matriliny and gender relations - The Lenni Lenape and the history of colonization - Lenape gender relations in the 17th and early 18th century - Lenape women and socio-economic change: resistance and erosion of power - Epilogue.