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

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

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

Two-Spirit Blanket Ceremony

(Seattle, WA) Since 2008, Eighth Generation, the first Native-owned and run company to ever produce wool blankets with a flagship retail store in Seattle’s iconic Pike Place Market, teamed up with #Two-Spirit community member and artist Ryan Young to create a wool blanket prominently featuring a Two-Spirit inspired motif. Ryan Young is a proud member of the …Continue Reading

BLOOD ON THE DANCE FLOOR

We hold memories in our blood. It connects us. It defines us. – J. Boehme (Vancouver, BC) As described by Jacob Boehme, “BLOOD ON THE DANCE FLOOR explores the legacies and memories of our bloodlines, our need for community, and what blood means to each of us – questioning how this most precious fluid unites and …Continue Reading

A Mother’s Love – Klemtu Pride

(Klemtu, BC) At a recent visit to Klemtu, a remote fly-in First Nations community, located in northern beautiful British Columbia, Canada. The #Two-Spirit Journal had the opportunity to sit down with a Wanda Neasloss. Ms Neasloss organized a wedding reception for her Two-Spirit son, who got married in Vancouver, BC, and then Wanda invited the …Continue Reading

Two-Spirit (Holiday) Gift(s)

Looking for a holiday gift for your fav #Two-Spirit relative or bestie? You’re in luck, just pick up a copy of Adam Garnet Jones’s (Cree and Métis) recently published novel Fire Song. As a follow-up to the highly successful movie “Fire Song,” this 2015 film can now be (re)visited in novel form – and should be on …Continue Reading

New Two-Spirit Movie in the Works

(Toronto, ONT) Telefilm Canada along with the 2018 Toronto International Film Festival invited Bretten Hannam, Mi’kma’ki and #Two-Spirit writer and director, and actor-producer Gharrett Patrick Paon to complete at year’s PITCH THIS! The invitation was extended as a result of their film, Wildfire. After presenting some footage from Wildfire, the 6-membered jury of PITCH THIS! awarded Hannam and …Continue Reading