Indigenous & Two-Spirit Resources

UNYA’s 2-Spirit Collective

UNYA’s 2-Spirit Collective provides support, resources, and programming for Indigenous youth, who identify as 2-spirit or LGBTQ+ and for those who are questioning their sexual or gender identities. The 2-Spirit Collective ensures that you have non-judgmental, supportive spaces to get together and explore your identities and what that mean to you.

2 Spirits of BC

2 Spirits of BC Advocates, Educates, Supports and Networks website is provided by the Four Feathers Society. The society organizes events for the 2 Spirit people living in British Columbia looking to improve their wellness. 2 Spirits of BC also host weekly Talking Circle.

The Four Feathers Society

Aboriginal 2S/LGBTQ Society that strives to provide opportunities to its members to strengthen and heal their spirits, hearts, minds and physical well-being. It achieves this goal through the power of weaving (networking), community events, education and creative expression. The society is founded on First Nations’ spiritual practices, and upholds the values of honour and respect, which serve to promote healthy and serene living.

Dancing To Eagle Spirit Society

Dancing To Eagle Spirit Society is dedicated to the healing and empowerment of aboriginal and non-aboriginal two-spirit individuals and their allies. The society seeks to honour the dignity of the individual, building personal and community self esteem by addressing physical, emotional, psycho-social and spiritual needs using traditional Native American ways and culture.

University of Toronto Libraries – Two Spirit and LGBTQIA Indigenous Resources

The Two Spirit and LGBTQIA Indigenous Resources guide is meant as a starting place for research relating to Two Spirit and LGBTQIA* Indigenous communities. Here, you will find research reports, documents, books, films and community resources.

Xwi7xwa Library

Xwi7xwa Library offers a wide range of carefully curated library Research Guides. The Two-Spirit & Indigenous Queer Studies guide is a particularly helpful place to start when looking for introductory information. Xwi7xwa librarians continually evaluate books, article indexes, websites to find reliable, authoritative information.

Two-Spirit Journal (2SJ) is an interactive multi-platform #Two-Spirit media/news site. 2SJ provides original content of news and current events to educate, build connectivity and to put a face and voice to the diverse & vibrant Two-Spirit community in the United States and Canada.

Conversations With Young Two-Spirit, Trans And Queer Indigenous People In Toronto Zine

Marie Laing, a queer Kanyen’kehá:ka writer spoke with 10 young trans, queer and two-spirit Indigenous people in Toronto in fall 2017. The findings of the conversations about the use of the term two-spirit, how it’s related to other words they use to describe their genders, sexualities, and ways of being in the world, and the brilliance of their communities are included in this zine.

The Native Youth Sexual Health Network

The Native Youth Sexual Health Network (NYSHN) is an organization by and for Indigenous youth that works across issues of sexual and reproductive health, rights and justice throughout the United States and Canada. NYSHN is led by and for Indigenous youth 30 years of age and under.

The Violence on the Land, Violence on our Bodies

The Violence on the Land, Violence on our Bodies report and toolkit are part of a multi-year initiative to document the ways that the sexual and reproductive health of Indigenous women, Two Spirit and young people in North America are impacted by extractive industries, and to support their resistance efforts.

Two Spirits, One Voice

Two Spirits, One Voice is an initiative that seeks to bolster support for persons that identify both as LGBTQI and Indigenous –Two Spirit people. This video attempts to educate the general public on the history and barriers that impact Two Spirit people in Canada.


2-Spirits provides prevention education and support for 2-Spirit, including First Nations, metis and Inuit people living with or at risk for HIV and related co-infections. They base their work on Indigenous philosophies of wholistic health and wellness. The website includes links, reports and resources about Two-Spirit identities. 

Two-Spirited People of Manitoba

The Two-Spirited People of Manitoba are a community-based organization focused on helping Indigenous LGBTQ/Two-Spirit people improve their lives. With the help of our tireless volunteers, they provide awareness workshops, advocate to prevent homophobia and transphobia, and organize community events.

2 Spirits In Motion

2 Spirits In Motion will create, maintain and strengthen a safe and supportive social environment for Two Spirit peoples to feel and be loved, to succeed, to become empowered to make their own decisions and to find and express their purpose in life. In this way, Two Spirit peoples reclaim sacred roles and spaces. 


NativeOUT is a nonprofit education and media organization that seeks to create social change in rural and urban communities that benefit indigenous lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and Two Spirit people. 


Injunuity is a mix of animation, music, and real thoughts from real people exploring our world from the Native American perspective. Every word spoken is verbatim, every thought and opinion is real, told in nine short pieces and covering such topics as language preservation, sacred sites, and the environment.