Monday, November 17, 2014 - 4:30pm to 6:00pm
Millett Hall Atrium
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.