Native Two-Spirit Guest Speaker to Visit Campus

Posted on 10/14/2014 1:37:49 PM

Carrie HouseCarrie House, a Two-Spirit Navajo (Dine) and Oneida, will present a lecture and film on Thursday, November 6, 2014, at 7:00 p.m. in Walsh Hall, room 207. She is an advocate for social justice, LGBTQ2, cultural, and environmental issues. The presentation, “Native Two-Spirit in Contemporary Perspective,” is free and open to the Indiana and campus community.

House is a writer and contributor in Sovereign Erotics: A Collection of Two-Spirit Literature and Two-Spirit People: Native American Gender Identity, Sexuality, and Spirituality. She is a prolific filmmaker, a Robert Redford/Milagro Scholarship recipient, and a cofounder of the Gallup Film Foundation. Her permanent farm and ranch residence is in Oaksprings, Arizona, on the Navajo Indian Nation, and she currently resides in Sante Fe, New Mexico.

The presentation is made possible through the following sponsors: the Native American Awareness Council, GLBT Commission, Department of Anthropology, Department of Sociology, Department of Religious Studies, and the Office of Social Equity. For further information, please contact Abigail Adams at 724-357-3935 or aadams@iup.edu.