By Qwo-Li Driskill
As the 1st full-length paintings of scholarship to strengthen a tribally particular Indigenous Queer or Two-Spirit critique, Asegi Stories examines gender and sexuality in Cherokee cultural reminiscence, how they form the current, and the way they could impression the future.
The theoretical and methodological underpinnings of Asegi Stories derive from activist, inventive, and highbrow genealogies, known as “dissent traces” by means of Maori student Linda Tuhiwai Smith. Driskill intertwines Cherokee and different Indigenous traditions, girls of colour feminisms, grassroots activisms, queer and Trans experiences and politics, rhetoric, local experiences, and decolonial politics. Drawing from oral histories and archival files for you to articulate Cherokee-centered Two-Spirit opinions, Driskill contributes to the bigger intertribal events for social justice.
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