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Two-Spirit People: Native American Gender Identity, Sexuality, and Spirituality

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Is the "North American berdache" merely a phantom in the imagination of Western social scientists? / Sue-Ellen Jacobs — The Northern Athapaskan "berdache" reconsidered : on reading more than there is in the ethnographic record / Jean-Guy A. Goulet — Cross-dressing and shamanism among selected Western North American tribes / Arnold R. Pilling — Various kinds of two-spirit people : gender variance and homosexuality in Native American communities / Sabine Lang — Traditions of gender diversity and sexualities : a female-to-male transgendered perspective / Jason Cromwell — Changing Native American roles in an urban context and changing Native American sex roles in an urban context / Beatrice Medicine (Standing Rock Lakota) — Navajo cultural constructions of gender and sexuality / Wesley Thomas (Navajo) — A Navajo worldview and Nâadleehâi : implications for Western categories / Carolyn Epple — M. Dragonfly : two-spirit and the Tafoya Principle of Uncertainty / Terry Tafoya (Taos/Warm Springs) — I am a Lakota womyn / Beverly Little Thunder (Standing Rock Lakota) — Traditional influences on a contemporary gay-identified Sisseton Dakota / Michael Red Earth (Sisseton Dakota) — A postcolonial colonial perspective on Western misconceptions of the cosmos and the restoration of indigenous taxonomies / Anguksuar Richard LaFortune(Yupâik) — Navajo warrior women : an ancient tradition in a modern world / Carrie H. House (Navajo/Oneida) — I ask you to listen to who I am / Doyle V. Robertson (Sisseton/Wahpeton Dakota) — A "berdache" by any other name-- is a brother, friend, lover, spouse : reflections on a Mescalero Apache singer of ceremonies / Claire R. Farrer — Gender statuses, gender features, and gender/sex categories : new perspectives on an old paradigm / Lee M. Kochems and Sue-Ellen Jacobs — On the incommensurability of gender categories / Alice B. Kehoe — You anthropologists make sure you get your words right / Clyde M. Hall (Lemhi Shoshoni) — The dilemmas of desire : from "berdache" to two-spirit / Gilbert Herdt — Native American genders and sexualities : beyond anthropological models and misrepresentations / Evelyn Blackwood — Dealing with homophobia in everyday life.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780252066450
Editor:
Thomas, Wesley
Editor:
Lang, Sabine
Editor:
Thomas, Wesley
Author:
Jacobs, Sue-Ellen
Author:
Thomas, Wesley
Author:
Lang, Sabine
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
Location:
Urbana :
Subject:
Native American Studies
Subject:
Indians of north america
Subject:
Gay Studies
Subject:
Lesbians
Subject:
Gender Studies
Subject:
Gays
Subject:
Identity
Subject:
Indian women
Subject:
Indian lesbians -- North America -- Social conditions.
Subject:
Indian lesbians
Subject:
Indian gays
Subject:
Ethnic Studies - Native American Studies
Subject:
Indians of North America -- Sexual behavior.
Subject:
Indian women - Sexual behavior -
Subject:
Native American-General Native American Studies
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series Volume:
15
Publication Date:
19970731
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
352
Dimensions:
9 x 6 x 1 in

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