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

Reflections, Centering and Working for Wellness for Two-Spirit Women

(Washington, DC) March 8, 2019 is International Women’s Day! The #Two-Spirit Journal acknowledges this day with this special article written by Jen Deerinwater and is offered as a showcase of our ongoing commitment to women’s equity, to raise awareness of women’s collective experiences and lived realities, and to help move the conversation for a more …Continue Reading