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Two-Spirit People: Sex, Gender and Sexuality

Tuesday, November 12, 2013

5:00 PM-7:00 PM

Presented by Harlan Pruden and Sheldon Raymore of the Northeast Two-Spirit Society

Sex, Gender and Sexuality, Then and Now

The Indigenous peoples of North America have many cultural traditions that have often been misrepresented or suppressed through the colonization process. Many of these are significantly different perspectives about sex, gender and sexuality than those imported from Western Europe. This presentation will examine these traditions from a pre-contact and to a present day context.

The Spirit of the Drum Experiencing

Learn the basics of pow-wows and the important place of the drum in Native culture. This interactive workshop will include basic pow-wow etiquette, explanations of each major dance style and the regalia associated with it.

This event is sponsored by Commuter and Transfer Student Engagement, the Student Center for Inclusion and Culture, Westphal College of Media Arts & Design, and the LGBTQA+ Faculty & Professional Staff Network. For more information, please contact Dr. Hancock jhh33@drexel.edu

Contact Information

Dr. Joseph Hancock
jhh33@drexel.edu

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Location

URBN Annex - Black Box Theater

Audience

  • Alumni
  • Current Students
  • Faculty
  • Parents & Families
  • Prospective Students
  • Public
  • Staff

Special Features

  • Free Food
  • Online Access