State Indian Museum to Present “Native Two Spirits” Gender Diversity Film & Discussion on October 24
In celebration of national LGBT History Month, California State Parks and the State Indian Museum are proud to present a special showing of the award-winning “Native Two Spirits” documentary about gender diversity on Saturday, October 24, 2015. Following the documentary showing at 11 a.m., there will be a thoughtful discussion with Perry Two Feathers Tripp (Pomo/Yurok/Tolowa), Cultural Competency Expert for Smith River Rancheria, at noon.
The film is a true and tragic story Fred Martinez, nádleehí, a male-bodied person with a feminine nature, which is considered a special gift in ancient Navajo culture. The follow-up discussion will include the topic of the “Two-Spirit” experience in America today.