Despite growth, indigenous women continue to lack influence in the political system.
For some young indigenous women it is just a matter of style and fashion.
Indigenous and black women may appear at the top if they mix with European, but similar men never do.
She had a preference for painting the female form, especially indigenous women and children in her earlier work.
Indigenous women themselves had something to gain from such unions.
Indigenous women, men and children became a significant source of labour.
Many of the indigenous women's home village can be identified by their clothing.
Indigenous women the world over are particularly targeted for prostitution.
"It's something new and different for indigenous women to be writers, to do theater," she said.
The first of the new commanders was suspended, because he married an indigenous woman.