Gender & Sexual Diversity

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2015 U.S. Transgender Survey: Report on the Experiences of American Indian & Alaska Native Respondents

Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
[Sandy E. James
Trudie Jackson
Mattee Jim]
Description
Reports responses of 319 individuals who were asked questions about family life, income nd employment, education, housing and homeless, public accommodation, harassment and violence, police interactions and prisons, health and identity documents. Related material: 2008 Survey Results.
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Accessibility and Disability for Indigenous Women, Girls, and Gender Diverse People: Informing the New Federal Legislation

Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Leah Quinlan
Description
Reports on findings from two surveys: Phase I was conducted in February 2017 and had 85 participants, mainly living off-reserve; Phase II was conducted from June-August 2017 and had 96 participants. Themes which emerged were regulations around mental health and addictions, training and education, creating safe spaces, and funding. Concludes with recommendations.
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A Bibliography on Aboriginal and Minority Concerns: Identity, Prejudice, Marginalisation, and Healing in Relation to Race, Gender, Sexuality, and the Ecology of Place

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Randolph Bowers
Couselling, Psychotherapy and Health, vol. 3, no. 2, Intellectual Disability and Indigenous Special Issue, 2007, pp. 46-88
Description
Summarizes resources in the "Dr Randolph Bowers Collection" in the archive of the Mi'kmaq Resource Centre at Cape Breton University. Covers works collected by the author until 2007. General as well as Aboriginal material.
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Book Reviews

Book Reviews
Canadian Journal of Native Studies, vol. 23, no. 2, 2003, pp. 425-446
Description
Book review of: Common and Contested Ground: A Human and Environmental History of the Northwestern Plains by Theodore Binnema. Out of the Background: Readings on Canadian Native History by Ken Coates and Robin Fisher (Editors). Gay Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Myths from Arapaho to the Zuni: An Anthology by Kim Elledge (Editor). E. Pauline Johnson, Tekahionwake: Collected Poems and Selected Prose by Carole Gerso and Veronica Strong-Boag.
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Book Reviews

Book Reviews
Author/Creator
Kate McCullough
American Literature, vol. 86, no. 2, June 2014, pp. 391-393
Description
Book reviews of: The Erotics of Sovereignty: Queer Native Writing in the Era of Self-Determination by Mark Rifkin. Spaces between Us: Queer Settler Colonialism and Indigenous Decolonization by Scott Morgensen. Beyond the Nation: Diasporic Filipino Literature and Queer Reading by Martin Joseph Ponce.
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Borders of Belonging: Challenges in Access to Anti-Oppressive Mental Health Care for Indigenous Latinx Gender-Fluid Border-Youth

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Silvia Tenenbaum
Katrissa Singer
AlterNative, vol. 14, no. 3, September 2018, pp. 245-250
Description
Study employs a method of qualitative inquiry to interview six Aboriginal Latinx non-binary youth, and a narrative story map tool to analyze the data collected. Findings indicate a need for a culturally relevant and social justice–based training model for mental health care providers.
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CAAN Research

Alternate Title
Canadian Aboriginal AIDS Network: Research Policy
Documents & Presentations
Description
Lists documents published by the Canadian Aboriginal AIDS Network. Current as of 2011.
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Canadian Public Opinion on Aboriginal Peoples: Final Report

Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Environics Institute for Survey Research
Description
Surveys "non-Aboriginal public knowledge and attitudes about Aboriginal peoples". Report shows eighty-four percent of Canadians surveyed want to be part of reconciliation process with Indigenous people and thirty percent of young people between the ages of 18-29 feel they have an individual part to play.
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Case Study Report: Two-Spirited Youth Program

Alternate Title
Urban Native Youth Association: Project Number: CT-302-BC
Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Kevin Barlow
Description
Project involved facilitated weekly group meetings in which participants shared common experiences and gained empowerment through discussion, counselling and role modeling. Sources of information for evaluation include project files, key informant interviews, and documents and data collected by community support coordinator.
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Cavalier Attitude to Charter Rights Worrisome

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Doug Cuthand
StarPhoenix, February 11, 2005, p. A11
Description
Author fears that invoking the notwithstanding clause over same-sex marriage could eventually be used by provinces in regards to aboriginal rights.
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Child Socialization among Native Americans: The Lakota (Sioux) in Cultural Context

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Beatrice Medicine
Wicazo Sa Review, vol. 1, no. 2, Autumn, 1985, pp. 23-28
Description
Explains the learning of sex roles, for men the way of bravery, fortitude, generosity and wisdom and for women the goals of industry, hospitality, kindness and chastity. Discusses naming ceremonies, the mysterious and unexplainable wakan ki, and other aspects of culture.
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Coming Out Stories: Two Spirit Narratives in Atlantic Canada: Final Report

Alternate Title
Research Project Report (Urban Aboriginal Knowledge Network) ; 2017
Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
John R. Sylliboy
Tuma Young
Description
Through 20 in-depth interviews project gathered information on socio-cultural context, state of mental health and well-being during process, and supports which were relied upon.
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Complex Accountabilities: Deconstructing “the Community” and Engaging Indigenous Feminist Research Methods

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Gina Starblanket
American Indian Culture and Research Journal, vol. 42, no. 4, 2018, pp. 1-20
Description
Article critically examines the ways in which current standards around community-research partnerships tend to reinforce the colonial structures of heteronormative patriarchy, and continue to engage with Indigenous peoples as a single homogenous group. Author proposes Indigenous feminist and Indigenous women’s methodologies as a solution.
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A Dene First Nation’s Community Readiness Assessment to Take Action against HIV/AIDS: A Pilot Project

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Linda Larcombe
Albert McLeod
Sarah Samuel
Jennifer Samuel
Michael Payne ... [et al.]
International Journal of Circumpolar Health, vol. 78, no. 1, 2019
Description
Northlands Denesuline First Nation (NDFN) identified the need to revisit their level of knowledge and preparedness for responding to the increasing rates of HIV; article describes the use of a community readiness assessment tool (CRA) to evaluate current readiness levels and guide planning for culturally appropriate interventions and programmes.
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The Developmental Cycle of Cheyenne Polygyny

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
John H. Moore
American Indian Quarterly, vol. 15, no. 3, American Indian Family History, Summer, 1991, pp. 311-328
Description
Article examines the structures and functions of polygynist families (arrangements in which one man marries multiple women) and the practice and prevalence of polygyny among Cheyenne people.
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Difference is No Reason For Discrimination

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Michael Costello
Aboriginal and Islander Health Worker Journal, vol. 24, no. 6, November/December 2000, p. 32
Description
Includes the personal narrative of a young gay Aboriginal Australian man who experienced blatant racism after coming out as a gay man.
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Everyone Has a Place in the Circle: Strategy & Toolkit

Alternate Title
Everyone Has a Place in the Circle: 2020 Gender Equity Toolkit
Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Congress of Aboriginal Peoples (CAP)
Description
Discussion of the pre-colonial and current context of women and girls, boys and men, and Two-Spirit people and offers suggestions for taking action, as well as mental health and lateral violence. Includes timeline for "Queering Indigenous Canadian History".
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Exploring Potential Archaeological Expressions of Nonbinary Gender in Pre-Contact Inuit Contexts

Alternate Title
Explorer les potentielles expressions archeologiques du genre non-binaire inuit de la periode de pre-contact
Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Meghan Walley
Études Inuit Studies, vol. 42, no. 1, Arctic Collections and Museology: Presentations, Disseminations, and Interpretations, 2018, pp. 269-289
Description
Author notes that in spite of evidence within the anthropological record of nonbinary gender categories in Inuit Culture and tradition, there is still a lack of archeological study of the concept; suggests a framework for study that might be more inclusive of gender diversity.
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Final Written Submission: National Inquiry on Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls

Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Amnesty International
Description
Looks at the issue in the context of gender-based violence as a human rights violation which is rooted in deep, structural discrimination and intersects with socio-economic and cultural rights violations. Outlines essential elements of a human-rights based response and identifies three keys to effectiveness.
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First Australians Launch an Australian First

Articles » General
Aboriginal and Islander Health Worker Journal, vol. 21, no. 4, July/August 1997, p. 21
Description
Brief article publicizes, "Imaging Racism and Homophobia" education campaign which examines the links between homophobia and racism.
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Gabriel’s Queer Difference in Highway’s Kiss of the Fur Queen

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Jessica Mathers
Watermark, vol. 5, Spring, 2011, pp. 135-144
Description
Describes how Tomson Highway's character challenges concepts of "real Indianness" which have incorporated homophobic attitudes brought about by colonization. Entire volume on one pdf. To access article scroll to p. 135.
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Gambling: A Poison Chalice for Indigenous Peoples'

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Lorna Dyall
International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction, vol. 8, no. 2, [Indigenous Health Special Issue], April 2010, pp. 205-213
Description
Discusses the long term effects for indigenous people who are exposed to gambling activities.
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"Gee, You Don't Seem Like an Indian from the Reservation"

Alternate Title
[This Bridge Called My Back: Writings by Radical Women of Color
E-Books » Chapters
Author/Creator
Barbara Cameron
Description
Author writes about her experiences with racism, both as an American Indian and as a lesbian. Excerpt from This Bridge Called My Back: Writings by Radical Women of Color edited by C. Moraga, G. Anzaldua.
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Gender and Sexuality in Indigenous North America, 1400-1850

Book Reviews
Author/Creator
Lisa Tatonetti
American Indian Culture and Research Journal, vol. 37, no. 1, 2013, pp. 177-180
Description
Book review of: Gender and Sexuality in Indigenous North America, 1400-1850 edited by Sandra Slater and Fay A. Yarbrough. Review located by scrolling to page 177.
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Gender & Sexuality in Native American Societies: A Bibliography

Alternate Title
Gender and Sexuality in Native American Societies: A Bibliography
Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Jo Ann Woodsum
American Indian Quarterly, vol. 19, no. 4, Fall, 1995, pp. 527-554
Description
Presents information pertaining to an overview of historical perspectives, as they relate to gender, and sexuality in Native American societies.
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Giveaway: Native Lesbian Writers

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Beth Brant
Signs, vol. 18, no. 4, Summer, 1993, pp. 944-947
Description
Focuses on the works of Janice Gould and Vickie Sears.
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