Gender In Native American Culture

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When you are a hijra in India, which means you are neither a male nor a female. Some societies would have a third gender. An example of having a culture having a third gender is native North Americans. When a native North American would take roles or additional roles, not matching with their gender that person would be considered having two-spirits. If a native North American family had no son, a female could be picked to do the hunting. Another example of a two-spirit would be a male would go through rituals and ceremonies then get a new female name and do things like farming. People of the third gender would dress as the gender of their new roles would. Two-spirits were thought of highly in Native American culture. They were believed to have
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