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A Gathering of Spirit

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Originally published  1984
Genre  Sociology
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Author  Beth Brant
Editor  Beth Brant
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Native American studies books  The sacred hoop, Native American Studies, Custer Died For Your Sins, Lakota Woman, Ohitika woman

A Gathering of Spirit: A Collection of Writing and Art by North American Indian Women was the first published collection of Indigenous women's writing in North America, as well as the first anthology edited by an aboriginal woman.

The book was edited by Mohawk author and anthologist Beth Brant. It was first published in 1983 as a special issue of the lesbian literary magazine Sinister Wisdom. The collection was subsequently published in 1988 by New York's Firebrand Books, and republished in 1989 by Women's Press in Toronto, Ontario. The anthology featured literary contributions from women aged 21–65, both lesbian and heterosexual, and representing 40 native nations.

Contributing authors included

  • Barbara Cameron (Hunkpapa)
  • Chrystos (Menominee)
  • Paula Gunn Allen
  • Janice Gould (Koyangk'auwi Maidu)
  • Terri Meyette (Yaqui)
  • Mary Moran (Métis)
  • Kateri Sardella (Micmac)
  • Vickie Sears (Cherokee)
  • Anita Valerio (Blood/Chicana)
  • Midnight Sun (Anishnawbe).
  • References

    A Gathering of Spirit Wikipedia


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