I am an Indigenous, I'm one of Creator's Children
My Creator, today let me remember the reason I'm here on Mother Earth. Let me look into my own eyes and see the beauty you have created. Let me have good thoughts. Being Indigenous is not the color of my skin. Being Indigenous is to listen to my heart, to think only the things you have taught., to watch nature and live in prayer, to talk to you constantly during the prayer, to talk to you constantly during the day. Being Indigenous is to act and to walk in a sacred way.
"As a traditional healer / Elder, I know the teaching of the Dakota Culture and I am committed to sharing what I know for the good of the people when I am asked and I help them the best way I know how. Elders don't work by the hour, minutes or seconds; they do their work from the heart in order to help the people. They do not work or help people for money, they do it because they care, love, and respect the person's emotional, mental, physical, and spiritual well being and health. When people come to see me for a specific problem or when families are dealing with a chronic illness or the passing of a loved one, these are times when a pipe ceremony or smudging is needed. Sharing and healing circles will also provide a source of support for patients and families.