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  • Independent Lens

Independent Lens | Two Spirits | The Bravest Choice Is To Be Yourself | PBS

Duration: 02:02
Program: Independent Lens #1225
Broadcast Date: Jun. 14, 2011

Fred Martinez was a Navajo youth slain at the age of 16 for identifying as a two-spirit.

Two Spirits is the tragic story of a mother's loss of her son with a revealing look at the largely unknown history of a time when the world wasn't simply divided into male and female, and many Native American cultures held places of honor for people of integrated genders.

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Post Date: May 4, 2011