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Pollet, Tiik


Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Activist Life Oral History Project oral histories

Identifier: SSC-MS-00641
Overview A collection of life histories of women who have dedicated their lives to social and political activism. Fifteen interviews, conducted by Smith College students, document both the diversity and the persistence of women's activism, as organizers and as cultural workers, in a variety of social movements such as women's health, economic justice, LGBT liberation, peace, education, and environmental sustainability.
Dates of Materials: 2008 - 2009

Pollet, Tiik, 2008

 File — Multiple Containers
Overview In this oral history, Tiik Pollet discusses her experiences of class, race, sexuality, and gender, as well as her music career and her work as an activist. The focus of the interview is her experience in lesbian-feminist and women's music communities in the 1970s and 1980s in California and Washington, D.C., as a working-class, mixed race lesbian. Pollet discusses her struggles in the community, in collective living situations, and with her bands, especially surrounding drugs and relationships....
Dates of Materials: 2008