“LGBT/TWO-SPIRIT NATIVE AMERICAN ACTIVISM IN THE UNITED STATES AND CANADA, 1969-2000.” SPEAKER: DANIEL RIVERS

Add to Calendar 11/14/2016 10:00:0011/14/2016 11:30:0015“LGBT/TWO-SPIRIT NATIVE AMERICAN ACTIVISM IN THE UNITED STATES AND CANADA, 1969-2000.” SPEAKER: DANIEL RIVERSNative People of the Americas Colloquium 2016 November 14-15, 2016 This talk will discuss the history of LGBT Native American activism from the post-Stonewall, liberation era through the development of the two-spirit movement in the 1990s. Topics covered will include the experiences of Native Americans in the gay liberation and lesbian feminist movements; Native American HIV/AIDS activism; and the emergence of the two-spirit movement. Daniel Rivers is an Assistant Professor in the Department of History at The Ohio State University currently on a fellowship with the Council of the Humanities at Princeton University. An enrolled member of the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma, he is a historian of LGBT communities in the twentieth century, Native American history, the family and sexuality, and U.S. social protest movements. His first book, Radical Relations: Lesbian Mothers, Gay Fathers, and Their Children in the United States since WWII, published by the University of North Carolina Press in September of 2013, won the 2014 Ohio Academy of History book prize and the 2014 Grace Abbott Prize for the best book on the history of childhood and youth. He is currently at work on a second book project on the history of LGBT and Two-Spirit Native Americans in the United States and Canada, from 1940 to the Present. For additional information, visit the Office of Multicultural Affairs website.Kennedy Union BallroomOffice of Multicultural Affairsmulticultural@udayton.eduNo11/14/2016

Monday, November 14

Time: 10 a.m. — 11:30 a.m.

Location: Kennedy Union Ballroom

Native People of the Americas Colloquium 2016
November 14-15, 2016

This talk will discuss the history of LGBT Native American activism from the post-Stonewall, liberation era through the development of the two-spirit movement in the 1990s. Topics covered will include the experiences of Native Americans in the gay liberation and lesbian feminist movements; Native American HIV/AIDS activism; and the emergence of the two-spirit movement.

Daniel Rivers is an Assistant Professor in the Department of History at The Ohio State University currently on a fellowship with the Council of the Humanities at Princeton University. An enrolled member of the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma, he is a historian of LGBT communities in the twentieth century, Native American history, the family and sexuality, and U.S. social protest movements. His first book, Radical Relations: Lesbian Mothers, Gay Fathers, and Their Children in the United States since WWII, published by the University of North Carolina Press in September of 2013, won the 2014 Ohio Academy of History book prize and the 2014 Grace Abbott Prize for the best book on the history of childhood and youth. He is currently at work on a second book project on the history of LGBT and Two-Spirit Native Americans in the United States and Canada, from 1940 to the Present.
For additional information, visit the Office of Multicultural Affairs website.

Contact Information:

Name:  Office of Multicultural Affairs
Website:  https://www.udayton.edu/studev/dean/oma/programs/native_peoples_celebration.php
Phone:  937-229-3634
Email:  multicultural@udayton.edu