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(of a member of an American Indian people) gay, lesbian, or transgender.
- ‘One exception is Aboriginal nationalism, which includes a tradition of "two-spirited peoples."’
- ‘In the two-spirited world I have stumbled on, I found that this group maintains a sense of family and a sense of dignity.’
- ‘These people were not chosen as community leaders and the elders did not teach the community to follow these two-spirited people.’
- ‘Clark also recorded his observations of cross-dressing Native American two-spirited people.’
- ‘According to the new constitution, the collective will "strive to be an anti-oppression organisation that welcomes queer, two-spirited, transgender, transsexual, and genderqueer people."’
- ‘I come from the Native American background of two-spirited people, which allows us to go against the dominant sexual orientation and gender roles of the majority.’
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