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The 'two-spirit' people of indigenous North Americans

The 'two-spirit' people of indigenous North Americans

An old Chinook woman with staff and clam basket makes her way slowly over the mud flats of the southern end of Shoalwater bay, in Washington. Chiih (Burden-Basket, Catherine Hawks), is one of a very few survivors of the populous tribe that formerly occupied that part of the state of Washington lying between the middle of Shoalwater bay and the Columbia.

Edward S. Curtis's The North American Indian - portfolio 8 plate no. 292 On the beach – Chinook

Red Elk Woman - Oglala - 1907

Red Elk Woman - Oglala - 1907

Various two-spirit concepts, interpreted by the author of this page, Dancing to Eagle Spirit Society, 2008

Various two-spirit concepts, interpreted by the author of this page, Dancing to Eagle Spirit Society, 2008

American Indians : Hesquiat Profile.

Performing Archive: Curtis + “the vanishing race”: Volume Eleven Illustrations and Portfolio Images

Katchina Dancer.

The ceremony takes place in November and lasts for 16 days. It is among several ceremonies that the Hopi Indians of Arizona celebrate. The purpose of the Wuwuchim is to mark the beginning of the new.

NAMPEYO , 1900

NAMPEYO , 1900

índia e indiozinho

I am a daughter I am a mother I am a woman I hold the future in my hands.

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