About Me: "Wakiya" (Thunder)
I am a Tribal, Musician, Writer, Artist. I try to walk the path and have studied the tradition of the "Wisdom keepers" like Lame Deer, Fools Crow, Black Elk, and Rolling Thunder from the tribes of this region, and Lao Tzu, Buddha, Bodhidharma, Yeshua, and other enlightened ones from the many various tribes of the earth. I understand the worlds religions and belief systems, and realize the division this can cause by the lack of understanding the "real message" from the Masters. My intention, and life's prayer is to try to live in harmony with Grandmother Earth, Grandfather sky, (Nature) and "the spirit that moves in all things," and help in any way I can to build a bridge between all men and tribes so they can walk their path in a manner that will benefit themselves, the Earth and others. I open up, and ask Great Spirit, The creator, The Tao, The Universe, to work and direct healing and positive energy through me by different means, like the Flute, drums, Words, Prayer, and Touch. I try to be loving and accept others from the heart, and practice forgiveness. I honor all people, the winged one's, and four legged ones considering us all equal, not one being above another. I honor the bountiful Harvest from Mother earth in the form of plant life, water, air and herbs which sustain our oneness with her. I pray all tribes should re-unite as one, so we may protect the planet and live in harmony. Within you, without you.

Mitakuye Oyasin
( all my relations)


Corn Mother

Corn Mother

The corn mother is a deity that appears in several tribal customs. The original Hopi cosmology recognizes her as a sentient being unto herself. Much of their ceremony revolves around her. Maize or corn and it's essence is integral to their existence, or physical and spiritual well being! The Corn mother is as important as a mother who gives sustenance to her babe with milk. They eat the corn and it becomes their flesh, blood, and spirit. The feminine figure or goddess energy is prevalent and given due respect in their customs. This includes the  Spider Woman as creator and quote: "Grandmother of the sun and the great Medicine Power who sang the people into this fourth world we live in now.”  Perhaps it would be beneficial to us if we had as much reverence for that same divine source of food we eat everyday. Do we give thanks in some way to
"Grandmother" or do we just eat and drink with no thought on it? -Roger Thunderhands Gilbert

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