Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
In this 2010 follow-up to her 2005 Voices of Feminism oral history, Cook begins in the Sophia Smith Collection, where she comments on selected items in her papers. She then details her paternal and maternal lineage. Cook provides a full discussion of the centrality of birth to her world view and to her practice of midwifery as cultural, spiritual, medical and political work. She assesses the impact of her decades of activism. Cook concludes by singing Mohawk healing songs.
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.