The 4 Genders of Navajo Culture

‘Two Spirits’, which aired on PBS, was the season finale of their Independent Lens series, which detailed the traditional Navajo belief that we are living in a many-gendered world, one that includes many more sexes that just male and female.

Filmmaker Lydia Nibley seeks to explain the Navajo idea of the nádleehí, which translates in English to “one who constantly transforms.”

Learn more in the short clip above, and for more information on the film, visit the official PBS website.

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