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Women’s Center Monthly Reading List

The Women’s Center has curated a monthly reading list to showcase the importance of literature and the transformative power of the written word. This list will include theoretical text, fictional novels, non fiction books and articles. Skim through our list and let us know your favorite piece! Tag us on Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter.

November’s reading list is in honor of Native American Heritage Month. This book list is designed to highlight Native and/or Indigenous authors/stories. This book list also includes queer and two-spirit authors and stories.

Self Care Books:

  • Sovereign Erotics: A Collection of Two-Spirit Literature edited by Qwo-Li Driskill, Daniel Heath Justice, Lisa Tatonetti, and Deborah A. Miranda
  • A Two-Spirit Journey: The Autobiography of a Lesbian Ojibwa-Cree Elder by Ma-Nee Chacaby and Mary Louisa Plummer
  • full-metal indigiqueer by Joshua Whitehead
  • Art as Performance, Story as Criticism: Reflections on Native Literary Aesthetics by Craig Womack
  • Not Vanishing by Chrystos
  •  Living the Spirit: A Gay American Indian Anthology edited by Will Roscoe
  • Black Dove: Mamá, Mi’jo, and Me by Ana Castillo
  • Sexuality, Nationality, Indigeneity edited by  Daniel Heath Justice, Mark Rifkin, and Bethany Schneider

 

Articles

  • “5 GENDERS: THE STORY OF THE NATIVE AMERICAN TWO-SPIRITS”
  •  “Indigenous Peoples’ Day: Two-spirit Native Americans bridge genders”
  • “8 Things You Should Know About Two Spirit People”
  • “Our Pride: Honoring and Recognizing Our Two Spirit Past and Present”
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Poems

  • “Memory as Missionary Position” by No’u Revilla
  • “Low Mountain Lake Song” by Lehua M. Taitano
  • “Pulse” by Janet McAdams
  • “Palimpsest” by Deborah A. Miranda
  •  “this story doesn’t end in the unobscured” by Arianne True