Not an Indian Tradition: The Sexual Colonization of Native Peoples

This paper analyzes the connections between sexual violence and colonialism in the lives and histories of Native peoples and argues that colonialism is itself structured by the logic of sexual violence.

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Not an Indian Tradition: The Sexual Colonization of Native Peoples (Spring 2003) by Andrea Smith analyzes the connections between sexual violence and colonialism in the lives and histories of Native peoples and argues that colonialism is itself structured by the logic of sexual violence. The author provides both an historical examination and policy considerations for contemporary issues.

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