Two-Spirit People: Then and Now - Sex, Gender and Sexuality in Historical & Contemporary Native America

Date/Time: 
09/10/2012 - 11:00am
Location
Country: 
Sponsoring Agency: 
The Substance Abuse and Mental health Services Administration's Native American Center for Excellence
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
Josefine Haynes-Battle
Contact Email: 
josefine.haynes-battle@SAMHSA.hhs.gov
Description: 

 In the 21st century, one tradition that was nearly lost is contemporarily known as Two-Spirit, lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender identified Native America/American Indian/Alaskan Natives.  This webinar will examine historical perspective to today's condition and state of the Two-Spirit community.  This webinar will also look at current data, barriers and challenges of this population in seeking and accessing services.  A detail report for current resources and key recommendations will be addressed.

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