In this original piece of music, Geordy reflects on the importance of self-care and self-love.
Two Spirit in the lens of Mi’kmaw Culture and Traditions
Geordy describes this video, “What does it mean to be Two Spirit in the lens of Mi’kmaw Culture and Traditions? Special thanks to all our Elders who share with us their wisdom and gave me the opportunity to be able to share their wisdom with you all. Msit No’kmaq”
About the Creator:
Geordy Marshall (he/him) - Eskasoni, Nova Scotia
Geordy Marshall is a Mi’kmaq community leader in Eskasoni. As a member of the Bear Clan, he strives to spread love and good medicine with his art. Geordy first became involved with the Community-Based Research Centre when he participated in Totally Outright (hosted by the AIDS Coalition of Nova Scotia).He is a musician and drag performer (check out Regina Fierce) where he embraces and celebrates his Two-Spirit identity. Geordy is the executive director of Pride Eskasoni and annual Pride Week in Eskasoni First Nation.
Geordy enjoyed his first time at the CBRC Summit and found it very informative. He had a special interest in the various Two-Spirit presentations and attended as many as he could. The content can inform his work in the community and as a creator. Geordy knows the challenges of access - living in a rural area, high speed internet is not always consistent available and online spaces sometimes are out of reach.
How does Geordy engage his audience? He seeks to entertain and inform. Geordy knows learning can be fun - even if it’s not always traditionally presented that way. He strives to engage his audience with storytelling and creativity while delivering key messages.
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