Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
File — Box: 5
Scope and Contents Asetoyer describes her family roots in Oklahoma, her childhood in a biracial family, and her involvement as a teen in the cultural and political life of the Bay Area in the late 1960s and early 1970s. She traces her work with Native women's health programming in South Dakota in the 1980s and her involvement with national and international women of color health activists around such issues as fetal alcohol syndrome and Depo-Provera. Asetoyer explains the workings and programs of the Native...
Dates of Materials: September 1-2, 2005
Overview Abortion rights advocate, women's health activist, indigenous rights activist. Papers document Asetoyer's professional and public life, focusing on her activism in indigenous rights, women's health, and reproductive justice issues on the local, national, and international level. Major topics include Fetal Alcohol Syndrome; HIV/AIDS and Native Americans; economic development; health care for rural and underserved populations; links between the environment and health; and indigenous women's...
Dates of Materials: 1985-2008
Overview Women's health advocacy organization. The Records focus on NAWHERC's administration, funding, programs, studies, and work in coalition with other women's health, indigenous rights, environmental stewardship, and women of color organizations. Major topics found throughout these papers include Native American health and cultural survival, rights of indigenous peoples, alcoholism and other drug dependency problems, abortion and reproductive health, fetal alcohol syndrome, diabetes, breast cancer,...
Dates of Materials: 1934 - 2014
Overview Oral History Project documenting the persistence and diversity of organizing for women in the United States. Narrators include labor, peace, and anti-racism activists; artists and writers; lesbian rights advocates; grassroots anti-violence and anti-poverty organizers; and women of color reproductive justice leaders. Interviews cover childhood, personal life, and political work. Most oral histories consist of audiovisual recordings and transcripts, plus some background information.
Dates of Materials: 1990-2014