This panel will discuss the intersection of indigeneity and queerness to challenge hegemonic understandings of gender and rooted sexual diversity. It will showcase how Indigenous peoples from Latin America (Abiayala) and North America (Turtle Island) have participated in a more flexible and multilayered sex/gender system and will promote a transhemispheric conversation about multicultural and diasporic experiences. Speakers: Maylei Blackwell (Cherokee, Chicanx Studies, UCLA), Joseph Pierce (Cherokee, Southern Cone Studies, Stony Brook U), Manuel Carrion-Lira (Mapuche, UCSD) and Javier Muñoz (Latinx/Quechua Studies, St. Lawrence U) Pablo Montes.

Moderator: Javier Muñoz-Díaz

Time: 3:00pm-4:15pm

Date: Wednesday, March 13

Location: Museum of Natural History - CU