2011 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, colonialism, ableism, transphobia, and homophobia and the negative impacts these have on health.
As in past gatherings, as part of the closing ceremony there will be a giveaway. Please bring a small gift for the giveaway.
WHEN: July 28th - 31st, 2011
WHO: Native American Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, and Two Spirit people, their partners, family and friends.
WHERE: Wolf Creek, MT
REGISTRATION: Registration required!
To Register fill out the following form and fax it to FDH at 406-829-8076. REGISTRATION FORM PDF
Or CLICK HERE to fill out this form electronically. Be sure to read thoroughly the form and agree to the registration. Also, make sure you click on the submit button on the bottom of the screen or we will not receive your registration.
Call FDH & Associates @ 888.713.4683 if you have questions about registration or to confirm you are registered. You may also email your registration questions to email@example.com.
REGISTRATION DEADLINE: July 15th, 2011
For more information please contact:
FDH & Associates - firstname.lastname@example.org
THANKS TO OUR 2011 SPONSORS!
Western Montana Gay & Lesbian Community Center
The Pride Foundation
Montana Pride Network
FDH & Associates
Montana Department of Public Health & Human Services
The Northwest Two Spirit Society
The Denver Two Spirit Society
Tulsa Two Spirit Society
Wichita Two Spirit Society
SAMPLE 2011 WEEKEND AGENDA
2011 Montana Two-Spirit Gathering
July 28 - 31, 2011
Thursday, July 28th
Arrival and Check-In for Planning Committee or Out of State Guests
Planning Committee Meeting & Preparation for Gathering
Montana Two Spirit Society Board Meeting
Preparing for Gathering
Friday, July 29th
Breakfast & Blessing
Arrival and Check In for Gathering
Welcome, Opening Ceremony, Introductions & Lighting of Sacred Fire
Talking / Healing Circle – Our Hopes & Healing for the Gathering
Two Spirit HIV Testing Project
Lunch - barbeque
Two Spirit Gender Issues – Jarrica OneFeather
Two Spirit History - Steven Barrios
Two Spirit Ceremony Protocols 101
Dinner & Blessing
Viewing of “Living Two Spirit: Montana Gathering Reflections”
Talent Show & An Evening of Fun