Harlan Pruden, NE2SS member, has compiled one of the most comprehensive lists of Two-Spirit Societies/Groups to date. We hope it's helpful in your journey for more information...
Groups in the United States:
Bay Area American Indian Two-Spirits Bay Area American Indians Two-Spirits (BAAITS) exists to restore and recover the role of Two-Spirit people within the American Indian/First Nations community by creating forums for the spiritual, cultural and artistic expression of Two-Spirit people.
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Indigenous Peoples Task Force primarily serves the Native American community in Minnesota. The Two Spirit Risk Reduction Program exists to help create a safe space in which Gay and Bisexual Native men can learn to live healthier lives free of HIV infection.
Minnesota Two Spirits The Minnesota Two Spirit Community has pockets of organized groups that come and go. There have been support groups, writing groups, drum groups, and social groups.
Montana Two-Spirit Gathering The Montana Two-Spirit Gathering is a weekend retreat for Native American Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender people, their partners, family and friends. The gathering will provide a safe, healthy, drug and alcohol free environment. It's purpose is to encourage all people to heal the damage wrought by racism, sexism, ageism and homophobia and the negative impacts these have on health.
Nations of the 4 Directions - San Diego NOTFD is a non-profit organisation of and for the Native American LGBT/Twin Spirit community of the greater SD area.
NativeOUT NativeOUT is a grassroots Native American Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Two-Spirit (LGBTTS) organization working to incorporate as a nonprofit 501(c)3 in Phoenix, Arizona.
Northwest Two-Spirit Society NWTSS' mission is to educate society regarding First Nation and Two-Spirit histories and traditions, to insure community cohesion through the promotion of health, Two-Spirit visibility, and to provide training and outreach to the Native and non-Native communities of the Northwest.
Ohio Valley Two-Spirit Society The Ohio Valley Two-Spirit Society encompasses Ohio, Indiana, Kentucky and southern Illinois states. (Please note that OVTSS is a support group and will not be a place to learn about being Native/Indian (currently or in one's previous life), being Two-Spirit, or how to become a Two-Spirit.)
Oklahoma Gay Natives Our mission is to bring together all Native American, Alaska Native and Native Hawaiians who identify as Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender or Inter-sexed for the purpose of creating a supportive and active community presence.
Red Circle Project The Red Circle Project is a new initiative sponsored by AIDS Project Los Angeles (APLA) that is geared toward HIV/AIDS Prevention Education for Native American Gay Men/Two Spirit in the Los Angeles area.
Two-Spirit Society of Denver The Two Spirit Society of Denver is non-profit organization comprised of a dedicated group of GBLT Native Americans and their partners in the Denver area who are united by their struggle to restore Two Spirited people to their rightful place in the sacred circle
Groups in Canada:
2Spirits of Toronto 2-Spirited People of the 1st Nations is a non-profit social services organization whose membership consits of Aboriginal gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender people in Toronto.
The Dancing To Eagle Spirit Society of Vancouver The Society provides direct emotional and spiritual support based on Native American Teachings. Techniques include Talking Circles, Healing Circles, Sweat Lodge Ceremonies, spiritual counselling, alcohol & drug support and referral, advocacy with social service agencies, Fire Ceremonies, and spiritual fasts and retreats.
Four Feathers Society - Vancouver