Two Spirit History & Perspectives of Identity

Tuesday, June 29, 2021
3–4:30 PM


Join UCLA’s American Indian Studies Center for an afternoon Zoom presentation on the meaning of the term “Two Spirit (2S)” with Elton Naswood (Diné), Caleb Dunlap (Ojibwe) and Jessica C. Shutiva (Diné). Elton will provide historical and contemporary perspectives on the Two Spirit identity and explain cultural views of Indigenous sexuality and gender identities. Thereafter, he will be joined by Caleb and Jessica to discuss varying perspectives on the Two Spirit identity as well as personal stories about being Native and LGBTQ2S.

Hosted by the UCLA American Indian Studies Center