Tag Archives: land ownership

The Invisible Farmers

The Chief Justice of India’s recent remarks suggesting women have no place in the ongoing farmers’ protests may have gone unnoticed in the 1960s. Today they appear astonishing in their lack of awareness about what the face of the Indian farmer looks like. Continue reading

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Women Leading Landscape Change

Land is power. Continue reading

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“This is all the home I now have”: Deserted and Widowed Homesteaders

Women homesteaders … pressed the bounds of imposed limitations with and sometimes without the help of their male counterparts. The women homesteaders in the Study Area also press the bounds of current homesteading scholarship. Continue reading

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Berks Panels of Interest, Part IV

Berks 2017 panels related to rural women Continue reading

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Sources in Rural Women’s History, Part V: Indigenous Women’s Sources in Entangled Encounters

I have situated my research at the nexus of interactions between Dakotas and Scandinavian settler colonists. I have witnessed how their seemingly parallel lives—grounded in the land—intertwined and entangled. Continue reading

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