Within the history of American Indians are traditions where gender and sexuality were more fluid. These traditions were challenged and changed by colonialism. Today LGBTQ Natives, also known as Two-Spirit, face many of the same challenges as other Americans who identify as LGBTQ. Dr. Brian Gilley, Associate Professor, Anthropology Department, and Director, First Nations Educational & Cultural Center, Indiana University, explores the challenges and triumphs of living as a Two-Spirit person among Native peoples and among settlers.
Monday, November 17, 2014, 4:30 pm to 6 pm
Millett Hall Atrium