HER OWN WORDS

Women's History, Women's Studies, Upper Midwest History, Oral History, American Indian, Native American, First Nations,  Ethnography, Siblings, Sisters, Aging Studies, Nancy Oestreich Lurie, Memoir, Wisconsin, Winnebago, Ho-Chunk, Oral History
DVD, Women's History, Women's Studies, Upper Midwest History, Wisconsin, Woman Artist, Memoir, Oral History, Rosemaling, Norwegian-American,  Stoughton WI, National Endowment for the Arts National Heritage Fellowship winner, Vesterheim Gold Medal winner, King Olaf Medal of Honor winner, American Folk Artist

The DVDs in the Her Own Words® series on women's history and careers tell the stories of many women, including native American women,  immigrant women, and a diverse variety of women working right now in  nontraditional careers such as construction, policing, welding,  machining, and dentistry. DVDs celebrate the heritage of American Indian women, quilts, rosemaling, and pioneer women's diaries and memoirs.

Her Own Words® DVDs have won many national awards, including the Write Women Back into History award from the National Women's History project, the Barb Landers Memorial Award from the Association for Gender Equity Leadership in Education, a Selected Films and Videos for Young Adults award from the American Library Association, and a Gold Medal from the International Film and Video Festival of New York.

DVDs available from the Her Own Words® catalog are used all over the country as part of programs at career-counseling centers, libraries, museums, schools, and colleges; they are frequently used as part of career-exploration days and Women's History Month celebrations.  All DVDs are closed-captioned CCgraphic--sm.

 

DVDs and Resource Guides


 

AMERICAN INDIAN WOMEN’S STORIES

NORWEGIAN-AMERICAN WOMEN’S STORIES

FRONTIER STORIES

QUILT STORIES

ARTISTS & WRITERS

POLITICAL HISTORY