A Mother’s Love – Klemtu Pride

Klemtu's Big House

(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

Two-Spirit WINNERS of #Loveisloveislove

(Ottawa, Ont) Andrew Martin, who is Mohawk from Six Nations of the Grand River Territory and is also an acclaimed actor known for Fire Song (2015) and The Fields of Dying Rabbits (2018), participated in this year’s #Loveisloveislove campaign at Ottawa Pride 2018. Martin told the #Two-Spirit Journal, “I feel that it is important to be visible. To …Continue Reading

Two-Spirit Resources

Below are three resources for those wanting more information on what is and who is #Two-Spirit: The first resource is a story first reported here about a release of the resource of and for our Two-Spirit women: Two-Spirit Resource of and for Two-Spirit Women CLICK HERE to download a copy of the 2SJ’s Two-Spirit Resource …Continue Reading

17,300 km Prayer Walk Started Today!

NEYAASHIINIGMIING – A group of Indigenous Men, Women and #Two-Spirit people are embarking on a cross-Canada Prayer Walk on the Winter Solstice, December 21, 2017, the day the sun returns for the New Year. Da-Namaamin Moseyang Giw-Ganchigaazjig Kwewag, “We will walk in prayer for those murdered women,” is a grassroots, Indigenous-led walk that will cover over …Continue Reading

New Two-Spirit Poetry

(Kenora, Ont.) Anishinaabe and #Two-Spirit poet, Sydney Flett, whose mother is from Wauzhushk Onigum First Nation, Ontario and father from Wuskwi Sipihk First Nation, Manitoba, recently launched a new collection of Two-Spirit poetry titled, Cusp of Brilliance. This new collection of Two-Spirit poems is a personal reflection of the intersection and relationship between Sydney’s Anishinaabe identity …Continue Reading

Two-Spirit Tee on Amazon.com

On August 25, 2017, Amazon.com listed a #Two-Spirit Tee-Shirt for sale. This item can can be found at: https://www.amazon.com/anunusualwoman-LGBTQI-T-shirt-Two-Spirit/dp/B073PM1SCP?th=1 and is offered for free delivery for those who have an US Amazon Prime account. Amazon listed the Two-Spirit tee-shirt with the following “Product description: Show your LGBTQAI spirit and pride with this two-spirit t-shirt. Not …Continue Reading

Speaking with Our Leaders

(Toronto, ONT) The #Two-Spirit Journal recently sat down with Aaron Bowerman, one of Turtle Island’s up and coming young Two-Spirit leaders. Aaron Bowerman is a Two-Spirit community leader and is currently living and working in the city of Toronto as the Regional Outreach and support service worker for the Ontario Aboriginal HIV/Aids Strategy (OAHAS). Aaron …Continue Reading

Two-Spirit Art Festival

(Vancouver, BC) At Saturday’s opening reception of Vancouver’s annual Queer Arts Festival, Fabian Bon, (Metis, from Manitoba, Dakota and French), a local #Two-Spirit leader, shared with the Two-Spirit Journal of how they were overwhelmed when they walked into the Roundhouse. “For so many years, I’ve supported the QAF and a scene one or two Two-Spirit …Continue Reading

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