The Nine Genders, A Re-introduced Indigenous Way of Organizing Gender
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Please Note: Registration for this event closes at 12:00hrs (noon) +8GMT 19th September 2020.
The concept of Nine Genders moves beyond the normative binary (male /female) to embrace multiple articulations of gender, including theIndigenous concept of Two Spirits. In this workshop, Michael Parsons willshare teachings he has received around the 9 Genders in the way it wasgiven to him—through the gifting of tobacco. We will be joined by atransgender speaker and a non-binary speaker who will share theirexperiences and thoughts on the 9 Genders. Participants will be invited toreflect on how the presentations could relate to their understandings of 9genders paradigm. This workshop will be recorded to transcribe data forfuture analyses. A poster explaining the paradigm and future opportunitiesfor Traditional Indigenous Circles will be shared.