Mosaic Series: 3.25.14

When:Tuesday, March 25, 2014
Where:BTSU 207
Time:4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Topic:Two-Spirit Identity and Place: Native American Service to Community as "Citizenship in Action"
Presenter:Dr. Megan McDonald, Department of Ethnic Studies
Audience:Open to all

This presentation explores the rise of Native American driven HIV/AIDS service organizations arising along the U.S.-Canada border and how these organizations are transforming the way HIV/AIDS is treated within indigenous communities. These organizations are lead by indigenous female activists striving for solidarity in their urban communities while challenging and dismantling settler colonial attitudes about HIV/AIDS, with attention to how two-spirit bodies are represented within the larger colonial society. 


Contact:Krishna Han, (419) 372-2642
Sponsoring Organization:Office of Multicultural Affairs