Two Spirit Booklist

Paula Gunn 2

    This booklist contains bibliography information for books that are recommended by Two Spirit community leaders as being the most accurate

Paula Gunn 2Allen, Paula Gunn. The Sacred Hoop: Recovering the Feminine in American Indian Traditions. Boston: Beacon, 1986. Print.






living the spirit

Will Roscoe (Editor). Living the Spirit: A Gay American Indian Anthology. New York, St. Martin’s Press. 1988






Beth BrantBrant, Beth. A Gathering of Spirit: A Collection by North American Indian Women. Ithaca, NY: Firebrand, 1988. Print.






Lester BrownBrown, Lester B. Two Spirit People: American Indian, Lesbian Women and Gay Men. New York: Haworth, 1997. Print.





Sovreign EroticsDriskill, Qwo-Li, Daniel Heath. Justice, Deborah A. Miranda, and Lisa Tatonetti. Sovereign Erotics: A Collection of Two-spirit Literature. Tucson: University of Arizona, 2011. Print.





Queer StudiesDriskill, Qwo-Li. Queer Indigenous Studies: Critical Interventions in Theory, Politics, and Literature. Tucson: University of Arizona, 2011. Print.





51U76IDJtCL._AA160_Gilley, Brian Joseph. Becoming Two-spirit: Gay Identity and Social Acceptance in Indian Country. Lincoln: University of Nebraska, 2006. Print.





51hN47hLEBL._SX331_BO1,204,203,200_Girshick, Lori B. Transgender Voices: Beyond Women and Men. Hanover: University of New England, 2008. Print.





51c2Updp7eL._SX333_BO1,204,203,200_Jacobs, Sue-Ellen, Wesley Thomas, and Sabine Lang. Two-spirit People: Native American Gender Identity, Sexuality, and Spirituality. Urbana: University of Illinois, 1997. Print.





men as womenLang, Sabine. Men as Women, Women as Men: Changing Gender in Native American Cultures. Austin: University of Texas, 1998. Print.





DecolonizationMorgensen, Scott Lauria. Spaces between Us: Queer Settler Colonialism and Indigenous Decolonization. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota, 2011. Print.





when Indians become str8Rifkin, Mark. When Did Indians Become Straight?: Kinship, the History of Sexuality, and Native Sovereignty. New York: Oxford UP, 2011. Print.





changing onesRoscoe, Will. Changing Ones: Third and Fourth Genders in Native North America. New York: St. Martin’s, 1998. Print.





we-wahRoscoe, Will. The Zuni Man-woman. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico, 1991. Print.





51-JlKBfVnL._SX332_BO1,204,203,200_Sandra Slater (Editor) & Fay A. Yarbrough (Editor). Gender and Sexuality in Indigenous North America, 1400-1850. Charleston, University of South Carolina. 2011. Print




51Gyx40OURL._SX321_BO1,204,203,200_Lisa Tatonetti. The Queerness of Native American Literature (Indigenous Americas) Minneapolis: University of Minnesota. 2014. Print.





drowning in fireCraig S. Womack. Drowning in Fire (Sun Tracks) University of Arizona Press. 2001. Print.





imageAndrew J. Jolivette

Indian Blood: HIV and Colonial Trauma in San Francisco’s Two-Spirit Community.

University of Washington Press. 2016. Print




Ma-Nee Chacaby & Mary Louisa Plummer.

A Two-Spirit Journey: The Autobiography of a Lesbian Ojibwa-Cree Elder.

University of Manitoba Press, 2016. Print