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What This Awl Means: Feminist Archaeology at a Wahpeton Dakota Village

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This pioneering work focuses on excavations and discoveries at Little Rapids, a 19th-century Eastern Dakota planting village near present-day Minneapolis.

"An eloquent restoration of women's voices: the voice of the female archaeologist and that of the woman who used the awl. Together they tell an important story."
Janet Catherine Berlo, American Indian Culture and Research Journal

  • Author: Janet D. Spector
  • Paper, 173 pages, 6.25 x 9.5 in
  • MNHS Press, (June 1993)
  • SBN: 9780873512787

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