Although two spirits have been both respected and feared in a number of tribes, the two spirit is not beyond being reproached or, by traditional law, even killed for bad deeds. Some two-spirit societies past and present include: Civilizing mission Manifest destiny Lands inhabited by indigenous peoples Discovery doctrine Indigenism. The Zuni Man-Woman, p. Webarchive template wayback links CS1 Spanish-language sources es Articles containing Cree-language text Articles containing Lakota-language text Articles containing Navajo-language text Articles containing French-language text Articles containing Persian-language text Articles containing Spanish-language text. When Indigenous people from communities that are less-accepting of two spirits have sought community among non-Native LGBT communities, however, the tendency for non-Natives to tokenize and appropriate has at times led to rifts rather than unity, with two spirits feeling like they are just another tacked on initial rather than fully included.
There is not always consensus, even among reporting elders and language workers, about all of these terms and how they are or were applied.
When non-Aboriginal people decide to "take up" the term two-spirit, it detracts from its original meaning and diffuses its power as a label of resistance for Aboriginal people. University of Chicago Press Lang and Jacobs write that historically among the Apachethe LipanChiricahuaMescaleroand southern Dilzhe'e have alternative gender identities. At least three diaries were kept during the expedition, but Fages wrote his account later, in Ina marker dedicated to two spirit people was included in the Legacy Walkan outdoor public display in Chicago, Illinois that celebrates LGBT history and people. Santa Fe Mountain Center.
Ikwekaazo and ininiikaazo could take spouses of their own sex. South Grand This wonderful neighborhood diversity is on full display as block after block along Grand Boulevard is alive with Japanese, Vietnamese, Thai, Latin and Chinese restaurants, ethnic groceries, boutiques, vintage clothing stores and Asian import centers. Civilizing mission Manifest destiny Lands inhabited by indigenous peoples Discovery doctrine Indigenism. A historical, political, and natural description of California. University of Illinois Press. The documentary film  Two Spiritsdirected by Lydia Nibley, tells the story of the hate-murder of year-old Navajo Fred Martinez. Look up two-spirit in Wiktionary, the free dictionary.