Queering Identity: Neema Avashia (Part II)

Queer Everything

Jan 26 2022 • 42 mins

In this episode, I continue my conversation with Boston-based educator, author and activist Neema Avashia. We talk about rites of passage (including why she did a surprise wedding!), her activism, and about what led her to write her book, Another Appalachia: Coming Up Queer and Indian in a Mountain Place, forthcoming from West Virginia University Press on March 1, 2022.

You can learn more about Neema and check out some of her writing at her website, www.neemaavashia.com, and you can find her on Twitter at @AvashiaNeema.

You can read the  article we reference in the conversation, "Chemical Bonds," at this link.


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