Event Title

Indigenous Women's Legal Strategies & Salish Sea Crossings

Streaming Media

Description

Dr. Katrina Jagodinsky will outline the legal codes that made Indigenous women vulnerable to economic and sexual exploitation in Washington Territory and chronicle the strategies of Salish woman Nora Jewell in overcoming her vulnerabilities as she grew up on San Juan Island and maintained family ties throughout Salish Sea and mainland communities from 1864-1910.

About the Lecturer: Katrina Jagodinsky is the Susan J. Rosowski Associate Professor of History at the University of Nebraska Lincoln, where she teaches legal and western history and is also the inaugural Jack and Nancy Farley Distinguished Visiting Scholar in History at Simon Fraser University this term. Her research highlights women’s challenges to their sexual and economic vulnerabilities in the long nineteenth century. She has published in American Indian Quarterly, Western Historical Quarterly, and Western Legal History and has chapters in books from University of California Press, the University Press of Kansas, in addition to her book Legal Codes & Talking Trees: Indigenous Women’s Sovereignty in the Sonoran and Puget Sound Borderlands, 1854-1946 (Yale University Press, 2016).

Document Type

Event

Start Date

1-5-2019 12:00 PM

End Date

1-5-2019 1:20 PM

Location

Fairhaven College Auditorium

Resource Type

Moving image

Duration

1:13:59

Title of Series

World Issues Forum

Genre/Form

lectures

Contributing Repository

Fairhaven College of Interdisciplinary Studies

Subjects – Topical (LCSH)

Indian women--Washington Territory--History; Indian women--Legal status, laws, etc.--United States

Subjects – Names (LCNAF)

Jewell, Nora

Geographic Coverage

Washington Territory; Salish Sea (B.C. and Wash.)

Type

Moving Image

Keywords

Indigenous women, Nora Jewell, Salish Sea, San Juan Island

Rights

This resources is displayed for educational purposes only and may be subject to U.S. and international copyright laws.

Language

English

Format

video/mp4

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May 1st, 12:00 PM May 1st, 1:20 PM

Indigenous Women's Legal Strategies & Salish Sea Crossings

Fairhaven College Auditorium

Dr. Katrina Jagodinsky will outline the legal codes that made Indigenous women vulnerable to economic and sexual exploitation in Washington Territory and chronicle the strategies of Salish woman Nora Jewell in overcoming her vulnerabilities as she grew up on San Juan Island and maintained family ties throughout Salish Sea and mainland communities from 1864-1910.

About the Lecturer: Katrina Jagodinsky is the Susan J. Rosowski Associate Professor of History at the University of Nebraska Lincoln, where she teaches legal and western history and is also the inaugural Jack and Nancy Farley Distinguished Visiting Scholar in History at Simon Fraser University this term. Her research highlights women’s challenges to their sexual and economic vulnerabilities in the long nineteenth century. She has published in American Indian Quarterly, Western Historical Quarterly, and Western Legal History and has chapters in books from University of California Press, the University Press of Kansas, in addition to her book Legal Codes & Talking Trees: Indigenous Women’s Sovereignty in the Sonoran and Puget Sound Borderlands, 1854-1946 (Yale University Press, 2016).