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Indigenous Slavery in the Atlantic

"The capture, enslavement, and exchange of Indigenous peoples of the Americas predates contact between Indigenous Americans, Europeans, and Africans. Indigenous Americans incorporated captives into diverse communities in culturally specific ways..." – By Miller Shores Wright

Latin American Feminisms

"Latin American feminisms have roots stretching back to before the independence period and have, since arriving on the intellectual scene in the late 19th century, reflected diverse contexts and with distinct strategies..." – By Jocelyn Olcott

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