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Gender and gold mining: the case of the Maroons of Suriname

Collection:
Black Caribbean Literature (BCL)
Contributor:
Heemskerk,Marieke (Author)
Format:
Pamphlet
Publication Date:
2000
Published:
East Lansing, MI: Women and International Development Programme, Michigan State University Women and International Development Programme, Michigan State University
Location:
African American Research Center, Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Subject Term:
Women, Maroons, Sex roles, Suriname, South America, Gender roles, Gold mines and mining, Forest people
Notes:
48 p, Analyzes the relations between gender and gold mining among the Ndjuka Maroons, forest people of Suriname, South America. This is discussed within the context of women comprising a substantial percentage of the World's poor, for whom small-scale gold mining can be attractive.