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A welcomed response from WA Minister - Hon. Helen Morton. Thank you. Dameyon

A welcomed response from WA Minister H.Morton, thank you Dameyon

My letter to Minister Morton :

Dear Minister Morton,

I hope this finds you well. 327 more words

Indigenous Suicide Prevention

Failed Sciences

I reblogged a post a few days ago that had hit me very hard. It was about a person’s experience through approximately the first year after coming out to his parents as transgender. 1,541 more words


two spirit II

two spirit, sacramento native american health center;  artist: alex calder, a.a.: zephyr mcintyre, model: justin goggles; el dorado hills, ca


"I pray you take some words with you"


We walk                                                              …I am still learning how to
alongside power, or                                           walk in this world
through it – carrying                                          without getting caught
our illnesses, fearing all   811 more words


Jeffrey S. Jacobi, Two Spirits, Two Eras, Same Sex: For a Traditionalist Perspective on Native American Tribal Same-Sex Marriage Policy, 39 U. Mich. J.L. Reform 823-850 (2006)

Many Native American tribal governments recently enacted legislation which prohibits same-sex marriage.  Jacobi argues that such legislation conflicts with traditional tribal values, which tolerated homosexuality.  Jacobi explores the recent case of two Cherokee women who married, and how various tribes treated “two-spirit” (homosexual) individuals before European contact.   14 more words

Same-sex Marriage

Sex, gender, and the two-spirit

If you are biologically male does that mean that you are a man? And if your biological sex is female does that make you a woman? 1,451 more words

Historiography And Theory

The Berdache Today

With colonialism came many changes to Native life. Relating to berdache life, there was a change in the cultural perception of gay and transgender people that remains to this day. 410 more words