Gypsies, tramps, and thieves: The contrapuntal rantings of a half-breed girl
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Stereotypes of Indigenous women abound in the colonial imaginations of North Americans, yet representations of the Métisse (women of mixed blood, and/or historic Métis) are rare. This presentation asserts that the few (mis)representations that do exist are rooted in Euro-settlers' anxiety about their appropriation of Indigenous lands and potential lines of inheritance.