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Driskill, Qwo-li. “Stolen from Our Bodies: First Nations Two-Spirits/Queers and the Journey to a Sovereign Erotic.” Studies in American Indian Literatures 16.2 (2004): 50-64.

Driskill, Qwo-li. “Doubleweaving Two-Spirit Critiques: Building Alliances between Native and Queer Studies.” GLQ: A Journal of Lesbian and Gay Studies 16.1-2 (2010): 69-92.

Driskill, Qwo-li, Chris Finley, Brian Joseph Gilley, and Scott Lauria Morgensen, eds. Queer Indigenous Studies: Critical Interventions in Theory, Politics, and Literature. University of Arizona Press, 2011.

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Gilley, Brian Joseph. “Making Traditional Spaces: Cultural Compromise at Two-Spirit Gatherings in Oklahoma.” American Indian Culture and Research Journal 28.2 (2004): 81-95.

Gilley, Brian Joseph. “Two-Spirit Powwows and the Search for Social Acceptance in Indian Country.” Powwow: Origins, Significance, and Meaning. Ed. Eric Lassiter. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2005. 224-40.

Gilley, Brian Joseph. Becoming Two-Spirit: Gay Identity and Social Acceptance in Indian Country. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2006.

Gilley, Brian Joseph. “Native Sexual Inequalities: American Indian Cultural Conservative Homophobia and the Problem of Tradition.” Sexualities 13.1 (2010): 47-68.

Gould, Janice. “Disobedience (in Language) in Texts by Lesbian Native Americans.” ARIEL: A Review of International English Literature 25.1 (1994): 32-44.

Gould, Janice. “My Father, Cynthia Conroy.” GLQ: A Journal of Lesbian and Gay Studies 16.1-2 (2010): 93-103.

Goulet, Jean-Guy A. “The ‘Berdache’/‘Two-Spirit’: A Comparison of Anthropological and Native Constructions of Gendered Identities among the Northern Athapaskans.” Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute 2.4 (1996): 683-701.

Herdt, Gilbert. “The Dilemmas of Desire: From ‘Berdache’ to ‘Two-Spirit.’” Two-Spirit People: Native American Gender Identity, Sexuality, and Spirituality. Ed. Sue-Ellen Jacobs, Wesley Thomas, and Sabine Lang. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1997. 276-83.

Holland, Sharon P. Afterword. “Sexuality, Nationality, Indigeneity.” Special issue of GLQ: A Journal of Lesbian and Gay Studies 16.1-2 (2010): 285-95.

Iovannone, J. James. “‘Mix-Ups, Messes, Confinements, and Double-Dealings’: Transgendered Performances in Three Novels by Louise Erdrich.” Studies in American Indian Literatures 21.1 (2009): 38-68.

Jacobs, Sue-Ellen. “Is the North American Berdache Merely a Phantom in the Imagination of Western Social Scientists?” Two-Spirit People: Native American Gender Identity, Sexuality, and Spirituality. Ed. Sue-Ellen Jacobs, Wesley Thomas, and Sabine Lang. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1997. 21-43.

Jacobs, Sue-Ellen, Wesley Thomas, and Sabine Lang, eds. Two-Spirit People: Native American Gender Identity, Sexuality, and Spirituality. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1997.

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Justice, Daniel Heath, Bethany Schneider, and Mark Rifkin, eds. “Sexuality, Nationality, Indigeneity.” Special issue of GLQ: A Journal of Lesbian and Gay Studies 16.1-2 (2010).

Justice, Daniel Heath, Bethany Schneider, and Mark Rifkin. Introduction. “Sexuality, Nationality, Indigeneity.” Special issue of GLQ: A Journal of Lesbian and Gay Studies 16.1-2 (2010): 5-39.

Kenny, Maurice. “Tinselled Bucks: An Historical Study of Indian Homosexuality.” Gay Sunshine: A Journal of Gay Liberation 26-27 (1975-76): 15-17; repr. in Living the Spirit: A Gay American Indian Anthology. Ed. Will Roscoe. New York: St. Martin’s Press, 1988. 15-31.

Lang, Sabine. Men As Women, Women As Men: Changing Gender in Native American Cultures. Austin: University of Texas Press, 1998.

Lang, Sabine. “Various Kinds of Two-Spirit People: Gender Variance and Homosexuality in Native American Communities.” Two-Spirit People: Native American Gender Identity, Sexuality, and Spirituality. Ed. Sue-Ellen Jacobs, Wesley Thomas, and Sabine Lang. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1997. 100-118.

Mayer, Sophie. “This Bridge of Two Backs: Making the Two-Spirit Erotics of Community.” Studies in American Indian Literatures 20.1 (2008): 1-26.

Medicine, Beatrice. “Changing Native American Roles in an Urban Context and Changing Native American Sex Roles in an Urban Context.” Two-Spirit People: Native American Gender Identity, Sexuality, and Spirituality. Ed. Sue-Ellen Jacobs, Wesley Thomas, and Sabine Lang. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1997. 145-56.

Miranda, Deborah A. “Dildos, Hummingbirds, and Driving Her Crazy: Searching for American Indian Women’s Love Poetry and Erotics.” Frontiers: A Journal of Women Studies 23.2 (2002): 135-49.

Miranda, Deborah A. “Extermination of the Joyas: Gendercide in Spanish California.” GLQ: A Journal of Lesbian and Gay Studies 16.1-2 (2010): 253-84.

Morgensen, Scott Lauria. “Activist Media in Native AIDS Organizing: Theorizing the Colonial Conditions of AIDS.” American Indian Culture and Research Journal 35.2 (2008): 35-56.

Morgensen, Scott Lauria. “Arrival at Home: Radical Faerie Configurations of Sexuality and Place.” GLQ: A Journal of Lesbian and Gay Studies 15.1 (2009): 67-96.

Morgensen, Scott Lauria. “Settler Homonationalism: Theorizing Settler Colonialism within Queer Modernities.” GLQ: A Journal of Lesbian and Gay Studies 16.1-2 (2010): 105-31.

Morgensen, Scott Lauria. Spaces Between Us: Queer Settler Colonialism and Indigenous Decolonization. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2011.

Prince-Hughes, Tara. “Contemporary Two-Spirit Identity in the Fiction of Paula Gunn Allen and Beth Brant.” Studies in American Indian Literatures 2, 10.4 (1998): 9-32.

Prince-Hughes, Tara. “‘A Curious Double Insight’: The Well of Loneliness and Native American Alternative Gender Traditions.” Rocky Mountain Review of Language and Literature 53.2 (1999): 31-43.

Rifkin, Mark. “Romancing Kinship: A Queer Reading of Indian Education and Zitkala-Ŝa’s American Indian Stories.” GLQ: A Journal of Lesbian and Gay Studies 12.1 (2006): 27-59.

Rifkin, Mark. “Native Nationality and the Contemporary Queer: Tradition, Sexuality, and History in Drowning in Fire.” American Indian Quarterly 32.4 (2008): 443-70.

Rifkin, Mark. When Did Indians Become Straight?: Kinship, the History of Sexuality, and Native Sovereignty. New York: Oxford University Press, 2011.

Roscoe, Will. The Zuni Man-Woman. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 1991.

Roscoe, Will. “How to Become a Berdache: Towards a Unified Analysis of Gender Diversity.” Third Sex, Third Gender: Beyond Sexual Dimorphism in Culture and History. Ed. Gilbert Herdt. New York: Zone Books, 1993.

Roscoe, Will. “Native North American Literature.” The Gay and Lesbian Literary Heritage. Ed. Claude Summers. New York: Henry Holt, 1995. 513-17.

Roscoe, Will. Queer Spirits: A Gay Men’s Myth Book. Boston: Beacon Press, 1995.

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

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

Schneider, Bethany. “Oklahobo: Following Craig Womack’s American Indian and Queer Studies.” South Atlantic Quarterly 106.3 (2007): 599-613.

Scofield, Gregory. “You Can Always Count on an Anthropologist (to Set You Straight, Crooked or Somewhere In-Between).” Me Sexy: An Exploration of Native Sex and Sexuality. Ed. Drew Hayden Taylor. Toronto: Douglas and McIntyre, 2008. 160-68.

Smith, Andrea. Conquest: Sexual Violence and American Indian Genocide. Cambridge, MA: South End Press, 2005.

Smith, Andrea. “Heteropatriarchy and the Three Pillars of White Supremacy: Rethinking Women of Color Organizing.” The Color of Violence: Incite Women of Color against Violence. Ed. INCITE Women of Color Against Violence. Boston: South End Press, 2006. 66-73.

Smith, Andrea. “Queer Theory and Native Studies: The Heteronormativity of Settler Colonialism.” GLQ: A Journal of Lesbian and Gay Studies 16.1-2 (2010): 41-68.

Snyder, Michael. “‘He certainly didn’t want anyone to know that he was queer’: Chal Windzer’s Sexuality in John Joseph Mathews’s Sundown.” Studies in American Indian Literatures 20.1 (2008): 27-54.

Stevens, James Thomas. “Poetry and Sexuality: Running Twin Rails.” GLQ: A Journal of Lesbian and Gay Studies 16.1-2 (2010): 183-89.

Tatonetti, Lisa. “The Emergence and Importance of Queer American Indian Literatures, or ‘Help and Stories’ in Thirty Years of SAIL.” Studies in American Indian Literatures 19.4 (2007): 143-70.

Tatonetti, Lisa. “Sex and Salmon: Queer Identities in Sherman Alexie’s The Toughest Indian in the World.” Studies in American Fiction 35.2 (2007): 201-20.

Tatonetti, Lisa. “Visible Sexualities or Invisible Nations: Forced to Choose in Big Eden, Johnny Greyeyes, and The Business of Fancydancing.” GLQ: A Journal of Lesbian and Gay Studies 16.1-2 (2010): 157-81.

Thomas, Wesley, and Sue-Ellen Jacobs. “‘. . . And We Are Still Here’: From Berdache to Two-Spirit People.” American Indian Culture and Research Journal 23.2 (1999): 91-107.

VanDyke, Annette. “The Journey Back to Female Roots: A Laguna Pueblo Model.” Lesbian Texts and Contexts: Racial Revisions. Ed. Karla Jay and Joanne Glasgow. New York: New York University Press, 1990. 339-54.

Vernon, Irene S. Killing Us Quietly: Native Americans and HIV/AIDS. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2001.

Whitehead, Harriet. “The Bow and the Burden Strap: A New Look at Institutionalized Homosexuality in Native North America.” Sexual Meanings: The Cultural Construction of Gender and Sexuality. Ed. Sherry Ortner and Harriet Whitehead. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1982. 80-115.

Williams, Walter L. The Spirit and the Flesh: Sexual Diversity in American Indian Culture. Boston: Beacon Press, 1986.

Womack, Craig. “Suspicioning: Imagining a Debate between Those Who Get Confused, and Those Who Don’t, When They Read Critical Responses to the Poems of Joy Harjo, or What’s an Old-Timey Gay Boy Like Me to Do?” GLQ: A Journal of Lesbian and Gay Studies 16.1-2 (2010): 133-55.

Youngberg, Quentin. “Interpenetrations: Re-encoding the Queer Indian in Sherman Alexie’s The Business of Fancydancing.” Studies in American Indian Literatures 20.1 (2008): 55-75.

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