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Independent Lens | Two Spirits | Clip 1 | PBS

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According to old Navajo traditions, there are 4 basic genders which include the nadleehi and dilbaa -- persons born, respectively, as males or females, but who fulfill the roles of their opposites in adulthood. These individuals are described as having two spirits. In this excerpt from the film, a more fluid way of describing gender is considered.

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