October 5, 2019

Activist forms Two Spirit Society for LGBTQ Native Americans in North Dakota

Author: Bilal Suleiman / Bismarck Tribune

BISMARCK — An activist is starting a Two Spirit Society chapter in North Dakota to help promote inclusion for the Native American LGBTQ population.
Cardinal Red Bird, originally of New Town, introduced his newly formed organization to the second annual North Dakota LGBTQ+ Summit this weekend at the Baymont Inn in Mandan. He will speak at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 6.
The term "two spirit" is an umbrella term that describes LGBTQ behavior across all American Indian tribes.
"It covers all those indiv