GNDR 343

Indigenous Women Writing Resistance

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0

Formerly: WS 346

Examines the work of North American Indigenous women "word warriors" through a selection of novels, poetry, plays and spoken word. Explores the ways in which Indigenous women writing resistance have "reinvented the enemy's language" and used writing to resist the colonial project, reclaim and rewrite their histories, and re-imagine themselves and their futures.


  • Credit will be granted for only one of GNDR 343, WS 346, WS 349 (if taken in the same topic).


  • Minimum second-year standing; or
  • permission of the department.

Undergraduate course in Gender Studies offered by the Department of Gender Studies in the Faculty of Humanities.

Summer Fall Spring

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