Towards Feminist Solidarities in the Americas


  • Carol Lynne D Arcangelis Memorial University of Newfoundland
  • Lorna Quiroga Carleton University



cuerpo-territorio, , Indigenous feminisms, solidarity


This article is an intervention into our collective thinking about solidarity between and among women/feminists in the Americas. We consider the concept of cuerpo-territorio in relation to feminisms in Anglophone North America and Latin American Indigenous communitarian feminism. After providing an overview of cuerpo-territorio, we argue that these scholarly bodies of literature and the embodied practices they discuss share the following concerns and analyses: (1) colonialism is inherently patriarchal, (2) violence against the body is intimately linked to violence against the land, in particular the violence of extractivism, and (3) human life exists in connection with the land, non-human animals, plants, and other beings. By looking more closely at theorizations and enactments of cuerpo-territorio and related concepts, we aim to contribute to an emerging South-North dialogue among feminists in the hemisphere, especially about the challenges and possibilities of solidarity.


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D Arcangelis, C. L., & Quiroga, L. (2023). Cuerpo-Territorio: : Towards Feminist Solidarities in the Americas. Revista Eletrônica Da ANPHLAC, 23(35), 150–174.