“As a two-spirited person, I have experienced it. Being made to feel like my existence isn’t even worth a crumb of bread. Being made to feel like everything I am is shameful. Yes I would want to extend to youth to say we are surrounding you with love and dignity”
Sisters Rising participant
de Finney, S., Chadwick, A., Adams, C., Moreno, S., Scott, A., & Sam, S. (2019). Being Indigenous is not a risk factor: A Sisters Rising story of resurgence and sovereignty. In K. Gharabaghi & G. Charles (Eds.), Child & Youth Care Across Sectors, Volume 2 (pp. tbd). Toronto: Canadian Scholars Press.
de Finney, S., Sam, S.R., Adams, C., Andrew, K., McLeod, K., Lewis, A., Lewis, G., Louie, M. & Haiyupis, P. (2019). Rekinning our Kinscapes: Renegade Indigenous Stewarding against Gender Genocide. Journal of Girlhood Studies, 12(3).
Chadwick, A. (2019). Lighting Fires of Alternative Imaginings: The Ethics of Re-searching Sexualized Violence with Indigenous Girls in Rural Communities. In Moletsane, L. (Ed.) Transnational Girlhoods.
de Finney, S., Moreno, S., Chadwick, A., Adams, C., Sam, S. R., & Land, N. (2018). Sisters rising: Shape shifting settler violence through art and land retellings. In C. Mitchell & R. Moletsane (Eds.), Young people engaging with the arts and visual practices to address sexual violence. Rotterdam: Sense.
de Finney, S. (2017). Indigenous girls’ resilience in settler states: Honouring body and land sovereignty. In L. Haysom (Ed.), Special issue: Nurturing resilience among girls and young women in the context of sexual violence. Agenda, 31(2), 10-21.
de Finney, S. (2016). Under the shadow of empire: Indigenous girls’ presencing as decolonizing force. In C. Mitchell & C. Rentschler (Eds.), Girlhood and the politics of place (pp. 19-37). Toronto, ON: Berghahn Books.
de Finney, S., & Saraceno, J. (2015). Warrior girl and the searching tribe: Indigenous girls’ everyday negotiations of racialization under neocolonialism. In C. Bradford & M. Reimer (Eds.), Girls, texts, cultures (pp. 113-138). Waterloo, ON: Wilfrid Laurier Press.
*Winner of Children’s Literature Association’s Edited Book Award
de Finney, S. (2014). Under the shadow of empire: Indigenous girls’ presencing as decolonizing force. Girlhood Studies, 7(1), 8-26.
Girlfesto – Circles within Circles Contributors
de Finney, S. (2018). Sisters Rising: Indigenous resurgence and kinship. Culturally Modified,June(3). Retrieved from https://culturallymodified.org/sisters-rising-indigenous-resurgence-and-kinship/