Two-Spirit Women Speak Out

This program is an update of an archival recording of a 1994 Indigenous Women’s Network conference on sustainable communities, held at White Earth. The recording is of two-spirited women talking about prejudice and acceptance, leadership, AIDS, and tradition. Conference co-organizer, Marsha Gomez, also discusses the growing two-spirit acceptance in an interview. Featured speakers are: Tahnahga Yako Myers, Mohawk/Anishinabe, indigenous counselor and healer; Bonnie Blackwolf, Blackfeet nation, human rights activist, person With AIDS; and, Marsha Gomez, a Founding Mother of the Indigenous Women’s Network and sculptor.

The Women’s International News Gathering Service (WINGS) has been covering the global women’s movement and related issues for community radio since 1986. WINGS may be contacted at [email protected].

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