Intertribal Council there is a butting of the heads at my disgust at the way some things are being modified. And, my voice is then heard loud and clear. I do not tolerate the modifications of certain ceremonies for the human comfort level of today's ways.
see this done way to often.
of very high respect, and have been a member of it for several years. Not as active these days as I would like
to be due to the fact I no longer have transportation and
the Council meetings are a distant from me each month. I'm also a
member of the Algonquin Medicine Society, and a member also of another
were not only locally or nationally known but, also internationally known. One being a Mohawk Medicine
man, another a highly regarded and known Catawba Medicine man with works in the Smithsonian Institute
and ITT and, was internationally well known having even toured beyond our shores, to the current Chief and
acting Medicine Man of one of the Councils I belong
where I met the founding members of A.I.M.-American Indian movement...
and did a sweat with one of them...Dennis Banks.
in giving talks to various
organizations... some being but not limited to school's and college's...
water, fly, and deep-sea when I can, camping and hiking... swimming, canoeing,... Photography, gardening, reading, cooking...Formerly a very active horsewoman... schooled, trained, instructed, showed, endurance, harness racing horses,
jumping, barrel racing,
equestrian pleasure... both English and preferred western style...f or
many years till I had a back operation.
regarding breeding of birds and
in spirituality... ceremonies, herbs, etc. I have also studied on my own some of the Asian philosophies of spirituality...and found them very fitting to my already deeply instilled Native spiritual beliefs. The structures of both run a amazing close parallel.
to the astonishment of some... I have also studied into the darker side
of the occult; there is a saying, know your enemy...and this I do.
In early times from your common sweat shops... to working
wearing the blue... and later with a state program for minor troubled
female children in trouble with the law.
Forced early retirement due to back injury and surgery.
I now reside alone doing nothing more than enjoying my quiet country
determining that and my ways need no explanation... save the fact I adhere strongly to them. If you don't like it...take it to Creator... CREATOR IS MY BOSS.
Dances With Wolves