wergern

YurokEdit

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

wergern

  1. a male-bodied person who lives as a woman, particularly as a shaman

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Sabine Lang, Men as Women, Women as Men →ISBN, 2010)
  • Alfred Louis Kroeber, Handbook of the Indians of California →ISBN, 1925), page 46: "One in every several hundred Yurok men, on the average, preferred the life and dress of a woman, and was called wergern."