ERIC Number: EJ716643
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2004-Mar-22
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Making Traditional Spaces: Cultural Compromise at Two-Spirit Gatherings in Oklahoma
Gilley, Brian Joseph
American Indian Culture and Research Journal, v28 n2 p81 Spr 2004
The ways in which men in the Green Country Two-Spirit Society of Oklahoma use the annual gathering to compensate for the lack of opportunities to express sexual identity and gender difference within mainstream Native cultural contexts is discussed. Two-spirit men have developed alternative communal spaces in which to express both their indigenous and their sexual and gender identities.
UCLA American Indian Studies Center, 3220 Campbell Hall, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1548. Web site: http://www.books.aisc.ucla.edu.
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
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Identifiers - Location: Oklahoma