WINGS-ku:WINGS #51-16 Without Patriarchy 
Series: Title: Sub-title:
WINGS-ku  WINGS #51-16 Without Patriarchy  Cultures without patriarchy, surviving in some communities, making a comeback? 
Producer: Program type: Broadcast Restrictions:
WINGS: Women's International News Gathering Service  Weekly Program  For non-profit use only. 
Summary: Featured speakers/guests:
Third and final episode of the series Women, The Oppressed Majority, discusses prehistoric matriarchies and contemporary matrilineal societies where economic basis is satisfying needs; women's role in socialist revolutions; visions for life without patriarchy from perspectives of a trans woman, a dominatrix, and a Wiccan; and an idea of how to get beyond patriarchy with worldwide women's activism.

Speakers: Dr. Heide Goettner-Abendroth is a scholar of ancient matriarchies and a founder of Modern Matriarchal Studies; Matilde Lopez Arpushana is a leader of the Wayuu, a matrilineal indigenous nation in Colombia; Dr. Maria Paez Victor is a Venezuelan sociologist; Marcela Romero is a trans woman from Argentina; Terri-Jean Bedford is a professional dominatrix whose lawsuit changed the prostitution laws in Canada; Tamarra James is high priestess of the Wiccan Church of Canada; Kalpona Akter advocates for women workers' leadership in Bangladesh; and Selma James, Coordinator of the Global Women's Strike Organization.  
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Notes: Credits:
Program can stand alone if you don't want to air the whole 3-part series.  Produced by Kristin Schwartz and Asad Ismi. Music clip, 57 seconds of Sisters Are Doing It For Themselves by Aretha Franklin and Annie Lennox. Music theme under closing credits, cover version of Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This) written by Eurythmics and sung by Emily Browning. Adapted for WINGS time slot by Frieda Werden, Series Producer. 
Society and Culture | History | Poverty and Wealth | Europe | Canada | Argentina | Brazil | Venezuela | Indigenous | Mothers  
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Transcript, Announcer Script Location Recorded Release Date Language
View Script  Toronto and Denman Island, Canada  04-10-2017  English 
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wingsku5116NoPatriarchy  192Kbps mp3 (39.59MB) Mono 
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