The Zuni Man-woman

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University of New Mexico Press, 1991 - Social Science - 302 pages
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This work focuses on the life of We'wha (1849-96), the Zuni who was perhaps the most famous berdache (an individual who combined the work and traits of both men and women) in American Indian history. Through We'wha's exceptional life, the author creates a vivid picture of an alternative gender role whose history has been hidden and almost forgotten.

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CHAPTER ONE The Middle Place
CHAPTER Two Wevha the Celebrated Lhamana
CHAPTER THREE Among the Most Enlightened Society

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About the author (1991)

Will Roscoe is the award-winning author of "The Zuni Man/Womanand Queer Spirits: A Gay Men's Myth Book" and the editor of "Living the Spirit: A Gay American Indian Anthology and Radically Gay: Gay Liberation in the Words of its Founder by Harry Hay".

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