By Kairyn Potts - January 12, 2022

“Are You A Boy Or Girl?”

“Are you a girl or a boy?”   That’s what they used to say to me at school. Except I could hear venom in their voices. It wasn’t so much a question as it was an accusation, a kick to my stomach, a kick to my spirit. Aba washded, Kairyn magebchut, Alexis Nakota Sioux Nation

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By 2Spirityouth.ca - November 1, 2021

2SpiritYouth.ca Launch Ceremony

Yowtz m̓ayalha, We’re happy to announce the launch of ‘2SpiritYouth.ca’ – the first National-level 2Spirit Youth Website dedicated to the promotion of mental wellness and connection through sharing the stories and lived experiences of 2Spirit/Indigiqueer/Queer/2SLGBTQIIAA+ Youth (18-29yrs)!!!   Join us for the Official Launch Ceremony on November 1st, 2021 @: 11AM (PDT); 12PM (MDT); 1PM

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By 2Spirityouth.ca/Marissa -

2Spirit Youth Health Legislation Roundtable

Taking place on the 22nd of October, 2021 the 2Spirit Youth Health Legislation ’roundtable’ was hosted by the ‘2Spirits in Motion Society’ (2SiMS) Health Coordinator Marissa Moar. About the ‘2Spirit Health Legislation Project’ The purpose of the 2 Spirit Health Legislation Project is to highlight the diverse voices of 2Spirit peoples and their many health

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By 2Spirityouth.ca -

Words for Wellness

— “Know that there is always a way forward even when it feels like none exists; That you are loved; and that you are worthy of care, kindness and patience” – Unknown — “Gegwa paamedagegwa minakwewin miinaawaa maji-mskiki. Kabizindowaa gwaya gego zhi-mkowaastaagizid. Waamdan megwach gonaa ge nishingaba ge ni-zhaayin. Doowaabam gonaa gwaya meka e-naadizid ge

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By 2Spirityouth.ca -

Decolonize your Holidays: Introduction

Danit’ada; Hello; Tansi; bonjour; Taanishi; Aaniin? welcome to the first in an ongoing series called ‘Decolonize your Holidays’. Each entry in our series will be a list of steps you and your friends, family and community can take to decolonize the traditions and practices of popular colonial holidays/traditions re-shaped by colonization.   Keep an eye out

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By 2SpiritYouth.ca/Ashley -

My search for Crisis and Wellness Support Resources

Atelihai / Tanshi / Oki / Tatawaw / Wingapo Cheskchamay / NU CHEXW MEN WA HA7LH?  Hello Beautiful Peoples, Before we begin, how are you? You wanna maybe talk to someone or just check out what national crisis and wellness support resources exist out there? I gotchu fam; Check it: NATIONAL RESOURCES First Nations and

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