We are all trying to pay off our visas. Obviously I did not live through that time, but as someone who has studied Treaty history, I see some eerie similarities. Prospero Books, arts and culture. Two of the three groups honoured—First Nation peoples and Inuit—have lived in Canada for thousands of years. Indigenous support groups in various First Nations communities have helped to provide two-spirit people with health counselling, the advice of elders and the opportunity to participate in sharing circles —small-group discussions in which participants can openly express their feelings and experiences, without fear of judgement.
Northern LifeOctober 15,
In various Indigenous cultures, temperament, work roles, dress and lifestyle distinguished two-spirited individuals from men and women. A hair salon is a very political place—a place of queer governance, where mostly women and queers help clients have self-determination over their bodies. Although there were terms in various Indigenous languages to describe third and fourth genders i.