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Author Morgensen, Scott Lauria.

Title Spaces between us : queer settler colonialism and indigenous decolonization / Scott Lauria Morgensen
Published Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, 2011
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Description 1 online resource (xvi, 292 pages) : illustrations
Series First peoples : new directions in indigenous studies
First peoples (2010)
Contents The biopolitics of settler sexuality and queer modernities -- Conversations on Berdache : anthropology, counterculturism, two-spirit organizing -- Authentic culture and sexual rights : contesting citizenship in the settler state -- Ancient roots through settled land : imagining indigeneity and place among Radical Faeries -- Global desires and transnational solidarity : negotiating indigeneity among the worlds of queer politics -- "Together we are stronger" : decolonizing gender and sexuality in transnational native AIDS organizing
Summary We are all caught up in one another, Scott Lauria Morgensen asserts, we who live in settler societies, and our interrelationships inform all that these societies touch. Native people live in relation to all non-Natives amid the ongoing power relations of settler colonialism, despite never losing inherent claims to sovereignty as indigenous peoples. Explaining how relational distinctions of "Native" and "settler" define the status of being "queer," Spaces between Us argues that modern queer subjects emerged among Natives and non-Natives by engaging the meaningful difference indigeneity makes wi
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Colonists -- Sexual behavior -- United States.
Decolonization -- United States -- History.
Frontier and pioneer life -- United States.
Indian gays -- Colonization.
Indian gays -- History.
Radical Faeries (New Age movement)
Two-spirit people -- United States -- History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0816678367 (electronic bk.)
9780816678365 (electronic bk.)
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(hc ; alk. paper)
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