Two Spirit Books

Two Spirit

The cost of homophobia: Literature review of the human impact of homophobia in Canada.
By: C. Banks

Two Spirit people: American Indian lesbian women and gay men.
By: L.B. Brown 

Women and men, not-men and not-women, lesbians and gays: American Indian gender style alternatives.
By: L.B. Brown

Decolonizing homosexuality: a history of the Greater Vancouver Native Cultural Society. 
By: D.D. Buffalo

The rez sisters. 
By: T. Highway

Kiss of the fur queen. 
By: T. Highway 

Caribou song. 
By: T. Highway

Dragonfly kites/pimihakanisa. 
By: T. Highway

Fox on the ice. 
By: T. Highway

Two-spirit people: Native American gender identity, sexuality and spirituality. 
By: S-E. Jacobs 

Singing home the bones. 
By: G. Scofield

How we find ourselves: Identity development and Two-Spirit people. 
By: A. Wilson


Pimosatamowin siakw kakeequaywin: Walking and talking, a Saulteaux Elder's view of Native education. 
By: L. Akan

The sacred tree, special edition. 
By: Four Winds Development Project 

Jagged worldviews colliding. 
By: L. Little Bear 

Postcolonial ghost dancing.
By: J. (S.) Y. Henderson


Being alive well. 
By: N. Adelson

The sacred hoop: Recovering the feminine in American Indian traditions. 
By: P.G. Allen 

A recognition of being, reconstructing Native vision and community survival. 
By: K. Anderson

Strong women stories: Native vision and community survival. 
By: B. Lawrence & K. Anderson

Borderlands, la frontera. 
By: G. Anzaldua

Pleasure zones: Bodies, cities, spaces. 
By: D. Bell 

Becoming an ally, Breaking the cycle of oppression in people. 
By: A. Bishop

Beyond token change: Breaking the cycle of oppression in institutions. 
By: A. Bishop 

Us/them, me/you: who? (Re)thinking the binary of First Nations and non-First Nations. 
By: S. Caillou 

Two-Spirited Aboriginal people, Continuing cultural appropriation by non-Aboriginal society. 
By: M. Cameron

The regulation of First Nations sexuality. 
By: M. Cannon

Community organizing against homophobia and heterosexism, the world through rainbow-colored (sic) glasses. 
By: B. Carniol

Exile and pride: Disability, queerness and liberation. 
By: E. Clare

Christian opposition to homosexuality.
By: D. Cochrane

Determinants of health among Two-Spirit American Indians and Alaska Natives
By: K.C. Fieland, J.M. Simoni & K.L. Walters 

Queer youth and strange representations in the province of the "severely normal": Alberta in the 1990s. 
By: G. Filax 

Making home: Queer migrations and motions of attachment. 
By: A-M. Fortier

Fuzzy definitions and population explosion: Changing identities of Aboriginal groups in Canada.
By: E. Guimond

Growing up outside the gender construct.
By: D. Hagen 

American Indian lesbians and gays: An exploratory study.
By: L.B. Brown & M.A. Jacobs 

Pink Blood: Homophobic violence in Canada. 
By: D. V. Janoff

Stigma, identity and passing: How lesbians and gay men of color (sic) construct and manage stigmatized identity in social interaction. 
By: V. Kanuha

Compounding the triple jeopardy: Battering in lesbian of color (sic) relationships. 
By: V. Kanuha

Identity, refugeeness, belonging: Experiences of sexual minority refugees in Canada.
By: S. Brotman & O.J. Lee

'What the hell are you?' An intercategorical analysis of race, ethnicity, gender and disability in the Australian body politic. 
By: H. Meekosha

Two-Spirit people: Traditional pluralism and human rights.
By: F. Meyer-Cook

Namaji: Two-Spirit organizing in Montreal, Canada. 
By: D. Labelle & F. Meyer-Cook

Urban life, reflections of a middle-class Indian
By: D. Newhouse 

The gender-gap: Re-evaluating theory and method.
By: B. O'Neill

Queer dispositions: A case study in Trans-gressing the limits of law.
By: L. Passante

Migratory vices.
By: C. Patton

Producing lesbians, canonical properties.
By: R. Peace

Bodies, cities, spaces
By: Syracuse University Press

Native hubs: Culture, community and belongings in Silicon Valley and beyond.
By: R.K. Ramirez

Aboriginal Two-Spirit and LGBTQ migration, mobility and health research project: Winnipeg, final report.
By: L. Passante, A. Zoccole & J. Ristock

Aboriginal Two-Spirit and LGBTQ migration, mobility and health research project: Vancouer, final report.
By: J. Potskin, A. Zoccole & J. Ristock

Native Canadiana, Songs from the urban rez.
By: G. Scofield

Sitting down to ceremony, An interview with Gregory Scofield
By: T. McDonald & G. Scofield

River of life, rapids of change: Understanding HIV vulnerability among two-spirit youth who migrate to Toronto.
By: R. Travers & D.O. Teengs

Sex and conquest: Gendered violence, political order and the European conquest of the Americas.
By: R. Trexler

Urban lesbian and gay American Indian identity: Implications for mental health service delivery.
By: K.L Walters

My spirit in my heart: Identity experiences and challenges among American Indian Two-Spirit women.
By: K.L Walters et al. 

Reconceptualizing Native women's health: An "Indigenist" stress-coping model.
By: K.L Walters et al.

Families we choose- Lesbians, gays, kinship
By: K. Weston

The spirit and the flesh: Sexual diversity in American Indian culture.
By: W.L. Williams

Research in ceremony: Indigenous research methods.
By: S. Wilson

Editorial, Relational accountability to all our relations.
By: P. Wilson & S. Wilson

The Creek Nation
By: C.S. Womack

Lynn Riggs as code talker: Toward a queer Oklahoma theory and the radicalization of Native American studies.
By: C.S. Womack

That's what they say: The implications of American Indian gay and lesbian literature for social services workers.

By: L.L Zumwalt, A. Lopez & J.A. Wright 

Two-Spirit People: Native American Gender Identity, Sexuality and Spirituality.
By: S. Jacobs, W. Thomas & S. Lang

Changing Ones: Third and Fourth Genders in Native North America
By: W. Roscoe

Living the Spirit: A Gay American Indian Anthology
By: W. Roscoe

Native Cultures, 2 Spirit Identity.
By: R. LaFortune

Web Links

The National Native American Aids Prevention Center provides a curriculum intended for people, programs and services to Two Spirit people.

White Bison, Inc. uses a metaphor of a forest to describe how trees represent individuals and the forest represents the whole community.

Wheel Council, Inc. provides techniques to use storytelling in local substance abuse prevention projects.

Red Eagle Soaring has a youth theatre program that seeks to empower American Indian/Alaskan Natives through contemporary and traditional performing arts.  


















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