LAKOTA  (North-American Natives)


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“Menard [Lakota elder Nellie Zelda Star Boy Menard] was physically separated from ordinary society and ritually separated from asexual childhood when she was moved to the menstrual lodge”[1].









Janssen, D. F., Growing Up Sexually. VolumeI. World Reference Atlas. 0.2 ed. 2004. Berlin: Magnus Hirschfeld Archive for Sexology

Last revised: Sept 2004


[1] Bol, M. C. & Star Boy Menard, N. Z. (2000) ‘I saw all that’: a Lakota girl’s puberty ceremony, Am Indian Culture & Res J 24,1:25-42