Queer Cultural Center is thrilled to announce the launch of Replanting Seeds, a regranting program supporting 6 Indigenous-led Two Spirit and IndigeQueer organizations in the city of San Francisco. Please welcome our Replanting Seeds 23-24 Cohort Members:
Bay Area American Indian Two-Spirits
Bay Area Mexica Queer and Two-Spirit
Casa Tía Luna
Spirit Root Medicine People
QCC is providing each organization with a general operating support grant as well as skills training and tailored coaching to support each grantee organization’s self-determined goals. We look forward to sharing more about their impact in our communities as our work together continues. Read on to learn about this vibrant IndigeQueer cohort of cultural leaders!
Bay Area American Indian Two-Spirit (BAAITS):
Bay Area American Indian Two-Spirits (BAAITS) exists to restore and recover the role of Two-Spirit people within the American Indian/First Nations community by creating a forum for the spiritual, cultural and artistic expression of Two-Spirit people.
Bay Area American Indian Two-Spirits Drum (BAAITS Drum):
BAAITS Drum exists to continue the healing of our Two-Spirit Native people and reclaim our traditions.
Bay Area Mexica Queer and Two-Spirit (BAMQTS):
The Bay Area Mexica Queer and Two Spirit Collective (BAMQTS) (re)creates sacred spaces for Queer and Two Spirit people to (re)connect with their Mexica and Indigiqueer traditions.
Casa Tia Luna:
Casa Tia Luna (CTL) is an ancestral healing space inviting traditional healing practitioners, artists, and culture bearers to share their medicine offerings with BIPOC communities in the Bay Area.
Spirit Root Medicine People:
Spirit Root Medicine People creates sacred space for healing & reclaiming our sacred roles, our indigenous medicines & our lifeways.
Weaving Spirits features local and national Native American artists whose offerings range from traditional music to experimental performance and drag through live performances, workshops, and community circles.
Replanting Seeds was made possible with funding from the San Francisco Art Commission’s Native American Arts and Cultural Traditions grant for the 2023-2024 season. For more information contact Ali Scott, QCC Program Manager: [email protected].