Transgendered, Two Spirit, First Nations: Article lights up history, language and diversity

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The naming and discussion of gay, lesbian, transgender and other members of Canada’s Indigenous community is a process of constant, contemporary rediscovery, Carey Rutherford writes in Gay Calgary.  In his article, “Transgendered, Two Spirit, First Nations: Who are they?”, Rutherford speaks with Métis Elder Sandra Leo Laframboise about the history, changes, and challenges for First Nations gender diversity in Canada and the United States: "the intricacies,” Laframboise explains "of a community defining itself".