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$300K Grant for Hawaiian Language
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Aboriginal Jenna Talackova Speaks to Barbara Walters—and the World—on 20/20
For millennia life was fairly simple for the Lake Babine Nation’s members, who lived peaceably along the shores of Babine Lake and the river of the same name, living mainly on wild...
Jenna Talackova on 20/20 April 6
Beauty queen Jenna Talackova will be interviewed and profiled on ABC’s 20/20 tonight at 10 p.m. Eastern Time...
Aboriginal Transgender Miss Universe Canada Contestant Jenna Talackova Fights Disqualification—And Wins
UPDATE: Jenna's back in the pageant ! Lake Babine First Nation member Jenna Talackova was born male. Four years ago, though, she underwent a sex change operation...
Sovereign Erotics: A Collection of Two-Spirit Literature
Edited by Qwo-Li Driskill, Deborah Miranda, Daniel Heath Justice and Lisa Tatonetti, Sovereign Erotics: A Collection of Two-Spirit Literature (University of Arizona Press, 2011)is ...
Heterosexuality: A Post-Contact Invention
The notion of heterosexuality did not exist even per se among Europeans before contact. In fact, the Germans were instrumental in inventing it in the 1860s, a new book argues...
Alaska Women Wed at Empire State Building
Lela McArthur, 24, and Stephanie Figarelle, 29, of Anchorage, Alaska, became the first same-sex couple to marry at the Empire State Building today, reported the Washington Post ...
Susan Allen, First American Indian Lesbian in State Legislature, Fights for Social Equality
Susan Allen recently became the first American Indian woman elected to serve in the Minnesota State Legislature...
On Two-Spirits and Native Identity
Brian Joseph Gilley, Cherokee/Chickasaw, is associate professor of anthropology and director of the First Nations Educational and Cultural Center at Indiana University, Bloomington...
Books: Yanking ‘Queer’ Out of the Native Closet
Perhaps by choice, Native Studies has never had much to do with Queer Studies...
Excerpt: Queer Indigenous Studies
Brian Joseph Gilley
In this excerpt, essay author (and a source for Indian Country Today Media Network’s “Everyone Has Their Gift”) examines the concept of desire versus sexual identity...
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