Carole S. LaFavor (b. Minnesota - d. November 21, 2011) was an Ojibwe novelist, activist and nurse. She was a member of the President's Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS from 1995-1997 and a foundng member of Positively Native, an organisation that supports Native American people with HIV/AIDS.[1] She was featured in Mona Smith's 1988 film Her Giveway (Women Make Movies) about her experiences as a person living with AIDS. Her two novels, Along the Journey River and Evil Dead Center were both published by Firebrand Books and her essay "Walking the Red Road" appears in the anthology Positive Women: Voices of Women Living with AIDS edited by Andrea Rudd and Darien Taylor.

Personal life Edit

LaFavor was Two-Spirit and Lesbian identified.[2][3] As of 1998 she was living in Minnesota with her daughter.[2]

Bibliography Edit

  • Along the Journey River (1997)
  • Evil Dead Center (1998)

References Edit

  1. President Names to HIV/AIDS Advisory Council. The White House Press Release.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Carole laFavor. Tangled Web UK (1998-16-11).
  3. Malinowsky, H. Robert (April 1994). Her Giveaway: A Spiritual Journey with AIDS, by Minnesota American Indian AIDS Task Force.. AIDS Book Review Journal. University of Illinois at Chicago.

External links Edit

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