INDIGENOUS WOMEN AS MATRIARCHS
In precolonial Indigenous cultures, women occupied esteemed roles. Colonization changed a lot of that. Here, three Indigenous people from across the U.S. weigh in on the traditional roles of women in their respective Nations. They also share their thoughts on the recent historic election of the first two Native American women to Congress- Sharice Davids (Ho-Chunk) and Deb Haaland (Laguna Pueblo).
Stephanie Dressen (Navajo), Christina M. Castro (Jemez/Taos/Xicana), and Brandon Stevens (Oneida).