Two-Spirit: Meet the Native Americans embracing their LGBT+ tribe members

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04/06/2019

The sound of drums, singing and prayers marks the opening of a powwow in Phoenix on a Saturday afternoon. Marchers carry the flags of the United States and some of Arizona’s tribal nations onto the grass field, but the procession also includes rainbow flags, and the pink and blue transgender flag. It is Arizona’s first Two-Spirit Powwow, one of a handful of powwows that has sprung up across North America to celebrate LGBT Native Americans.

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