Stolen From Our Bodies: First Nations Two-Spirits/Queers and the Journey to a Sovereign Erotic

Stolen From Our Bodies: First Nations Two-Spirits/Queers and the Journey to a Sovereign Erotic Stolen From Our Bodies First Nations Two-Spirits/Queers and the Journey to a Sovereign Erotic qwo-li driskill This is a Warrior Song From one poor Skin to another And I don't know what I'm lookin' for But I know I've found you These words will shuffle across concrete Will float across the Rockies To the Smokey Mountains We were stolen from We were stolen from We were stolen from our bodies We were stolen from our homes And we are fighters in this long war To bring us all back home And this is a Warrior Song From one poor Skin to another And I don't know what I'm lookin' for But I know I've found you U-ne-la-nv-hi U-we-tsi I-ga-gu-yv-he-yi Hna-quo-tso-sv Wi-yu-lo-se But I know I've found you And this is a Warrior Song From one poor Skin to another And I don't know what I'm lookin' for But I know I've found you1 This song came to me one night a few years ago as I began to understand that healing our sexualities as First Nations people is braided with the legacy of historical trauma and the ongoing process of decolonization. Two-Spirits are integral to this struggle: my http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Studies in American Indian Literatures University of Nebraska Press

Stolen From Our Bodies: First Nations Two-Spirits/Queers and the Journey to a Sovereign Erotic

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Copyright © 2004 by Owo-Li Driskill
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Stolen From Our Bodies First Nations Two-Spirits/Queers and the Journey to a Sovereign Erotic qwo-li driskill This is a Warrior Song From one poor Skin to another And I don't know what I'm lookin' for But I know I've found you These words will shuffle across concrete Will float across the Rockies To the Smokey Mountains We were stolen from We were stolen from We were stolen from our bodies We were stolen from our homes And we are fighters in this long war To bring us all back home And this is a Warrior Song From one poor Skin to another And I don't know what I'm lookin' for But I know I've found you U-ne-la-nv-hi U-we-tsi I-ga-gu-yv-he-yi Hna-quo-tso-sv Wi-yu-lo-se But I know I've found you And this is a Warrior Song From one poor Skin to another And I don't know what I'm lookin' for But I know I've found you1 This song came to me one night a few years ago as I began to understand that healing our sexualities as First Nations people is braided with the legacy of historical trauma and the ongoing process of decolonization. Two-Spirits are integral to this struggle: my

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Studies in American Indian LiteraturesUniversity of Nebraska Press

Published: Jul 8, 2004

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