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Asegi stories : Cherokee queer and two-spirit memory / Qwo-Li Driskill.

By: Driskill, Qwo-Li [author.].
Material type: TextTextSeries: JSTOR eBooks.Publisher: Tucson : The University of Arizona Press, 2016Description: 1 online resource.Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780816533640; 0816533644.Subject(s): Gender identity | Indian sexual minorities -- Social conditions | Sexual minorities -- Identity | Cherokee Indians -- Sexual behaviorAdditional physical formats: Print version:: Asegi stories.DDC classification: 975.004/97557 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Introduction. Asegi stories : memories between the basket walls -- chapter 1. Doubleweaving two-spirit critiques : building alliances between native and queer studies -- chapter 2. The queer lady of Cofitachequi and other asegi routes -- chapter 3. Unweaving the basket : missionaries, slavery, and the regulation of gender and sexuality -- chapter 4. Beautiful as the red rainbow : Cherokee two-spirits rebeautifying erotic memory -- Chapter 5. [Cherokee characters] (asegi ayetl) : Cherokee two-spirit people reimagining nation -- Epilogue. Doubleweave : an asegi manifesto.
Summary: "The book focuses on the concept of asegi stories--stories that revise and revive Cherokee cultural memories of same-sex relationships and non-binary gender systems. It is the first full-length work of scholarship to develop a tribally specific Indigenous queer/two-spirit critique, providing a Cherokee 2GLBTQ lens from which to interpret the past, understand our present, and imagine decolonial futures"--Provided by publisher.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Introduction. Asegi stories : memories between the basket walls -- chapter 1. Doubleweaving two-spirit critiques : building alliances between native and queer studies -- chapter 2. The queer lady of Cofitachequi and other asegi routes -- chapter 3. Unweaving the basket : missionaries, slavery, and the regulation of gender and sexuality -- chapter 4. Beautiful as the red rainbow : Cherokee two-spirits rebeautifying erotic memory -- Chapter 5. [Cherokee characters] (asegi ayetl) : Cherokee two-spirit people reimagining nation -- Epilogue. Doubleweave : an asegi manifesto.

"The book focuses on the concept of asegi stories--stories that revise and revive Cherokee cultural memories of same-sex relationships and non-binary gender systems. It is the first full-length work of scholarship to develop a tribally specific Indigenous queer/two-spirit critique, providing a Cherokee 2GLBTQ lens from which to interpret the past, understand our present, and imagine decolonial futures"--Provided by publisher.

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Qwo-Li Driskill is an assistant professor in the Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies Department at Oregon State University. Driskill is co-editor of Queer Indigenous Studies: Critical Interventions in Theory, Politics, and Literature and Sovereign Erotics: A Collection of Two-Spirit Literature. S/he is also the author of the poetry collection Walking with Ghosts: Poems.

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