Broaden your understanding of the Two-Spirit identity through these personal stories from the National Film Board of Canada.
- First Stories – Two Spirited by Sharon A. Desjarlais – National Film Board of Canada
Four youth travel Bebamikawe Trail on Wiikwemkoong Unceded First Nation Territory. Two of the youths are Two Spirited and discuss the confrontations and acceptance that they have encountered within their community and how it has affected their ability to experience and learn their culture.
- Second Stories – Deb-we-win Ge-ken-am-aan, Our Place in the Circle
Lorne Olson’s short documentary presents a vision he had of two-spirited people dancing, laughing, and smiling. His vision spurs him to rediscover the strength of the past to better face the challenges of today. This funny and buoyant film documents his touching journey.
- Niish Manidoowag (Two-Spirited Beings) by Debbie S. Mishibinijima – National Film Board of Canada
This short documentary presents the empowering story of Rodney “Geeyo” Poucette’s struggle against prejudice in the Indigenous community as a Two-Spirited person.