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At last, the long-awaited DVD premiere of Women’s Power,
the first video created by Max Dashú.
A panoramic view of female leadership, creativity, wisdom, and courage, around the world and over thousands of years.
For the first time on DVD, this acclaimed show looks at female spheres of power in politics, economics, religion, medicine, arts and letters, featuring a rich tapestry of women famous and anonymous, ancient and modern.
These are the bold and creative women you always knew existed, who were kept out of the history books and off the TV screens. Seeing their reality will change how you think about female humanity. If you've ever wondered where the women were—see this movie!
Prelude: They skipped her when they wrote history
Monumental women: Ancestral Mothers
Founders, Chieftains, and Queens
Clan Mothers: Structural Social Power
Builders, Potters, Weavers:
Life-sustaining Arts and Technologies
Providers: Foragers, Farmers, Fishers and Traders
Seers, Shamans, Priestesses
Healers, Medicine Women, Physicians
Athletes, Warriors, Rebels
Educators and Scientists
Revolutionaries and Liberators
Activists for Justice and Peace
Plus two extras:
Restoring Women to Cultural Memory
and More Early Female M.D.s
Music by Terri Rivera Piatt, Julie Hammond, Matú Feliciano and Rumba Mezclao (Randi Covin, Aiko Iseyama and Susan Ortiz), Laney Goodman and Kay Stoner, José María Córdova, Suzanne Teng, Macha Caíone, Lynn Waters, Chip Murdock, and Solace.
The full transcript of Women's Power, plus extras and study guide,
is online at www.suppressedhistories.net/womenspowerdvd.html
Hatshepsut • the Kandakes • Sondok • Libusche • the Trung Sisters •
Boudicca • Maria Hebraea • Anacaona • Walladah bint-al-Mustakfi •
Enheduanna • Lweji • Karaikkalammayar • Yeshe Tsogyel • Marie de France •
Mama Huaco • Abla Pokou • Nanyehi • Gabriela Silang • Lozen •
Catalina Erausa • Cecile Fatiman • Matilda Joslyn Gage • Kartini Solo •
Zitkala-Sa • Niuta Teitelboim • Violeta Parra • Mileva Maric•
Lilian Ngoyi • Anna Mae Aquash • María Candelaria • Samsi of Nabataea •
and many more...
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