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Two Spirits: Gender as a Spectrum, Not a Divide

Clip: Season 12 Episode 25 | 2m 24s

In traditional Navajo culture, there are 4 genders which include the nadleehi and dilbaa -- persons born, respectively, as males or females, but who fulfill the roles of the other in adulthood. In this excerpt from the film, a more fluid way of describing gender is considered.

Aired: 06/14/11

Rating: TV-PG

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