Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Deer Woman: An Anthology” as Want to Read:
Deer Woman: An Anthology
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

Deer Woman: An Anthology

4.18  ·  Rating details ·  45 ratings  ·  12 reviews
Produced by Native Realities (Tribal Force, Tales of the Might Code Talkers, The Wool of Jonesy, DemiCon) and co-edited by Elizabeth LaPensée (Honour Water, Sequential Survivance, Indigenous Love) & Weshoyot Alvitre (Umbrella Academy, Little Nemo: Dream Another Dream, Native American Graphic Classics), DEER WOMAN: AN ANTHOLOGY brings together more than a dozen Native a ...more
Paperback, 132 pages
Published December 2017 by Native Realities Publishing

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about Deer Woman, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about Deer Woman

Community Reviews

Showing 1-30
4.18  · 
Rating details
 ·  45 ratings  ·  12 reviews


More filters
 | 
Sort order
Jack Stark
Jul 12, 2018 rated it liked it
Shelves: comic, fantasy
This is an anthology of comics that centre around the deer woman legend. Some stories are about the violence and assault Native American women can be victims of. An opening statement makes the claim, 'One in three Native women are sexually assaulted in their lifetimes.' I can't find anything to corroborate that statistic, but after spending some time reading through reports etc on this subject, that number would not surprise me.

Some of the artwork looked like it was from people that are still m
...more
Adele
May 05, 2018 rated it really liked it
I liked this very much. Some notes on some of the individual entries in the anthology:

Deer Woman: A Vignette - darker and more unflinching than I expected. The art does not particularly appeal to me, but worked for the story.

Equilibrium - absolutely gorgeous. I went back several times to linger over the pictures in this gallery.

Wives - one basic, simple metaphor, but the symbolism worked for me and I liked the ending.

Las Aunties - this may be my favorite piece. More an illustrated story than a c
...more
Mindi Welton-Mitchell
Feb 02, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Fantastic collection! I was glad to back this as a Kickstarter. A must-read for Native Women voices, though it is hard and disturbing at times. There are some beautiful stories contained in these pages.
Yuna
Mar 25, 2018 rated it really liked it
Shelves: anthology
Nice variety of art styles and versions of the Deer Woman story. My only complaint is that the typeface could be difficult to read for some stories due to font style and/or the color of the background. This would be a challenging read for someone with low vision.
Katie Young
Nov 19, 2018 rated it liked it
Such a worthy, important collection!
MKK
Feb 18, 2018 rated it really liked it
I love indigenous graphic novels and storytelling. I am very happy to have supported this book on Kickstarter.

Deer Woman collects a wide range of voices and artistic styles in this beautiful volume. My favourite contributions include pieces by: Jackie Fawn, Maria Wolf Lopez, and Weshoyot Alvitre.

Published by Native Realities. This volume fits nicely into my collection alongside Moonshot Vol. 1 and 2.
Rod Brown
May 13, 2018 rated it liked it
I generally prefer more polished work, but the rawness to the pieces in this anthology help communicate the primal anger and righteous outrage over the treatment of Native American women. It is important that a book like this exists, and I hope to see more like it in the future.

I do wish that a book that sports five editors and assistant editors would have had better proofreading though.
Lindsay
Jun 28, 2018 rated it it was amazing
I think I first was introduced to Deer Woman through Louise Erdrich's The Antelope Wife, and after this, I am so solidly a fan of Deer Woman. Powerful short stories here--I was brought to tears by a few. I want more.
Mills College Library
Fiction D312 2017
I.
Nov 06, 2018 rated it it was amazing
So good, and also a critically important anthology. #mmiw
Tyler Kroon
Apr 17, 2019 rated it it was amazing
A beautiful, haunting anthology of comics, art, and short stories, all by Native women, depicting the myriad of issues they regularly face, including a staggering amount of abuse and sexual assault. I especially love the Deer Woman figure, part woman, part deer, who rescues abused women by trampling and killing their abusers with her hooves. I look forward to seeing more work from LaPensée and the rest of the contributors, and learning more about the Arming Sisters organization!

TW: abuse, sexual
...more
Erin
rated it it was amazing
Jan 10, 2019
Chrissy
rated it really liked it
Nov 12, 2018
Anastasia
rated it it was amazing
Jun 21, 2018
Crystal
rated it really liked it
Mar 29, 2018
Priscilla Thomas
rated it really liked it
Jul 31, 2018
Jewels
rated it it was amazing
Dec 04, 2018
Jamie
rated it it was amazing
Sep 08, 2018
Benja
rated it really liked it
Jul 21, 2018
K
rated it liked it
Oct 28, 2018
Tina
rated it it was amazing
Jan 28, 2018
Nicki
rated it it was amazing
Feb 28, 2018
Erelyn Griffin
rated it liked it
Jul 02, 2018
Morgan Golias
rated it it was amazing
Apr 03, 2019
Mary
rated it it was amazing
Feb 03, 2018
Valérie
rated it really liked it
Apr 15, 2019
Jess
rated it really liked it
Aug 19, 2018
Sakuracha
rated it liked it
Nov 18, 2018
L.D. Lewis
rated it really liked it
Feb 19, 2019
« previous 1 next »
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »

Readers also enjoyed

  • ヴァンパイア騎士 memories 1 (Vampire Knight: Memories, #1)
  • 東京喰種トーキョーグール [zakki] [Tokyo Guru [zakki]] [Tokyo Ghoul [zakki]]
  • Love Beyond Body, Space, and Time
  • New Poets of Native Nations
  • Gods and Mortals: Modern Poems on Classical Myths
  • The Uninnocent
  • Modern Japanese Stories: An Anthology
  • Worse Than Myself
  • The Lovecraft Squad: Waiting
  • The Best Japanese Science Fiction Stories
  • Read Real Japanese Fiction: Short Stories by Contemporary Writers
  • Age of Reptiles Omnibus, Vol. 1
  • Other Voices, Other Vistas: Short Stories from Africa, China, India, Japan, and Latin America
  • No Girls Allowed: Tales of Daring Women Dressed as Men for Love, Freedom and Adventure
  • Eartha
  • Map of Dreams
  • Survivors' Club: The Complete Series
  • はたらく魔王さま! 7 [Hataraku Maou-sama! 7] (The Devil is a Part-Timer Light Novel, #7)
See similar books…