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Renée Monchalin and Lisa Monchalin

sacredness and powerfulness that we hold. These are in our ancestral teachings. Our life-giving ability is a reminder of this strength for we have the ability to carry two heartbeats. We have a boundless relationship to the water, and we carry the Earth

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Claudia Mitchell

editorial team that includes two young Indigenous women, Kirsten and Kari-dawn, who are both members of the National Indigenous Young Women’s Council (NIYWC) and, as such, it draws on the strength of an organization of young Indigenous women. Second, it

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Fatima Khan, Claudia Mitchell, and Marni Sommer

, experiences, and challenges. Jackie went on to do important work on healing classrooms with Rebecca Winthrop and other IRC colleagues. She called for us to focus on teacher development and support, based on who teachers are, including their strengths and

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Consuming Katniss

Spectacle and Spectatorship in The Hunger Games

Samantha Poulos

understand her authenticity as her strength, the films offer an array of cinematic techniques to make this point. In the first book and the first film, as the authors point out, before going into the Games Katniss must participate in public showings in the

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Hieronymus Purwanta

narratives than those of the Soeharto era. The presence of militaristic discourse in the history textbooks of the post-Soeharto era suggests that the Indonesian military still possesses enough political strength to influence educational publications relating

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More Than Just a Simple Refrain?

The Figure of the Girl in International Cinema

Elspeth Mitchell

femininity in relation to younger and older women. One of the strengths of the collection is the articulation of a variety of views that foreground the impossibility of a universal girl figure being represented on screen. For example, surface level readings

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Veronika Novoselova

strength. Historically, theories of child development imagined children as imperfect, incomplete beings-in-the-making or, as Jens Qvortrup suggested, as “human becomings” (1994: 4) juxtaposed against supposedly rational and independent adults. Childhood

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Reframing Disability through Graphic Novels for Girls

Alternative Bodies in Cece Bell’s El Deafo

Wendy Smith-D’Arezzo and Janine Holc

to achieve a goal, or helps a community understand itself or become more tolerant. Media (now social media) stories of ill or disabled children exhibiting great strength or endurance are pervasive; they are defined first by their impairment, and then

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I’m Not Loud, I’m Outspoken

Narratives of Four Jamaican Girls’ Identity and Academic Success

Rowena Linton and Lorna McLean

highlighted the role and strength of their mother who served as a source of inspiration. Most of the girls stated that they desired to achieve a university education because their mothers were deprived of such opportunities. In some cases, they were constantly

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Their Journey to Triumphant Activism

14 Young Women Speak Out

Nokukhanya Ngcobo

-love, self-respect, and the strength of these young women. Takatso Mohlomi’s advice to herself is striking. She says, “Be careful of what you get yourself into, and be wise enough not to live according to people’s expectations of your life style. It is your