Gay Marriage in Native America

Gay Marriage in Native America

Read the radio transcript or listen to the Democracy Now show titled “Gay Marriage in Native America” which aired on May 31, 2005. They discussed gay marriage legislation in Native America and issues of of tribal sovereignty, cultural tradition, and legal rights. They spoke with Joe Shirley Jr. (President of the Navajo Nation), Dawn McKinley (Cherokee woman who is fighting for legal recognition in the tribal courts), and David Cornsilk (member of the Cherokee Nation). Click here to read the transcript or listen to the show.