Gay Marriage and Tradition

Apr 2, 2013

Wed. 4/3 11a: The Little Traverse Bay Band of Odawa Indians in Michigan recently voted to allow same sex couples to marry on the reservation.

The tribe recently joined two other tribes, Suquamish Tribe of Washington and the Colville Tribe in Oregon, as the only three Native Nations that allow gay couples to legally wed.

Does allowing gay and lesbian couples to marry hurt traditional tribal practices? Are gay and lesbian couples more accepted in Native American communities?