SFO Museum Debuts New Two-Spirit Films

(San Francisco, CA) The SFO Museum, conveniently located at San Francisco International Airport (SFO), is screening two new #Two-Spirit films throughout November. November is Native American Heritage Month and Transgender Awareness Month, so the museum is showing “Mino Bimaadiziwin” by filmmaker Shane McSauby, a citizen of the Gichi Wiikwedong Odawa Anishinaabek. This film is about a trans youth who …Continue Reading

Indigenous Women and Two-Spirit Exhibit Closes

(Sault Ste. Marie, ON) 180 Projects, a Sault Ste. Marie Art Gallery, is hosting a closing reception of their current exhibition, Visiting, features the work of young Indigenous women and #Two-Spirit artists. Featured artists Shelby Gagnon, Roxanne Martin, Samantha Pine-Bennett, and Rihkee Strapp will have a variety of works on display including painting, sculptural works and …Continue Reading

The Power to Say, NO and to Chart a New (and old) Path!

Jenny Davis, a #Two-Spirit scholar and citizen of the Chickasaw Nation, recently published article titled “Refusing (Mis)Recognition: Navigating Multiple Marginalization in the U.S. Two Spirit Movement.” Davis wrote and published this article as an Assistant Professor of Anthropology, American Indian Studies, and Gender & Women’s Studies at the University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign where she is the director …Continue Reading

Two-Spirit Seeks Federal Office

(Waterloo, Ont.) Lori Campbell, a #Two-Spirit Cree-Metis women, has thrown their hat into the ring and seeking to be the next Member of Parliament for the Kitchener—Waterloo riding. According to The FAUW Blog, “Lori Campbell is a 2-Spirit nēhiyaw atāpihtāwikosisān iskwew. Okawiya mōniyawi-sākahikanihk, Treaty 6 territory in kīwētinohk kisiskāciwan ohcīw. (Translation: a 2-Spirit Cree-Métis woman. …Continue Reading

Reducing Stigma for Two-Spirit People in Healthcare Settings

(Portland, Or) Northwest Portland Area Indian Health Board (NPAIHB) announces the release of “There’s Heart Here”, a short documentary that follows Two Spirit and LGBTQ individuals as they journey toward self-acceptance, supportive healthcare, and communities that celebrate them. “The film was initially conceived as a way of addressing and decreasing stigma surrounding Two-Spirit and LGBTQ …Continue Reading

Beardy’s & Okemasis’ Cree Nation partners with OUTSaskatoon to host Two Spirit Powwow

(Saskatoon, SK – Treaty 6 Territory) – History will be made on Saturday, June 15, 2019, when Beardy’s & Okemasis’ Cree Nation will partner with OUTSaskatoon to host the first-ever on-reserve #Two-Spirit Powwow as a part of this year’s Saskatoon Pride. “We are thrilled to partner with OUTSaskatoon and host the first-ever Two Spirit Powwow on …Continue Reading

Kent Monkman Studio is Hiring!

(Toronto, ONT) Kent Monkman Studio is looking to hire a full time Studio Assistant at Monkman’s Toronto based studio. “We are looking for an organized and motivated self starter with an attention to detail,” wrote the current Studio Manager. Kent Monkman is an internationally acclaimed artist of Cree ancestry and is well known for his provocative reinterpretations …Continue Reading