Reflections of WeWán…

Family Matters

“Ye are who ye come from.” “Why do I care what they did or what they looked like? That doesn’t affect anything in my life now.” “I don’t understand why you spend so much time tracking down dead people. How is that relevant?” “I have no interest in my genealogy. I don’t really care where […]

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Wolf Fur, a Turkey Feather, and Some Balls of Dirt

“What’s in that bag you wear around your neck? Can I see it?” We get that question a lot. As people who follow a traditional tribal spirituality, we keep – and wear frequently – a leather pouch we call a medicine bag. Sometimes we have more than one over our lifetime. During a recent trip […]

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Empty Your Heart of Fear – Meditation

Perspective is Everything Tete is a Bayaka man, whose people live in the jungles of the Central African Republic. Honey is critically important to their nutrition, bringing much needed energy boosts. Its rarity and difficulty in procurement make it an especially tasty and delectable treat. The “difficulty in procurement” is no exaggeration. Beehives are found […]

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View from the Medicine Lodge

Walk in Balance

Great Elk’s thoughts… Hello my friend, Thank you for asking me to remind you of Our Way. I am honored to share again this with you. As each of us make important decisions which may cause profound reactions, it is wise to hearken the lessons learned from the Elders. The lesson taught with Walking in […]

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Expose and refine the who that you are. Carve away the unimportant and reveal your powerful self.

Are You Lost?

New here? Do you want to know the secret to living in Balance? What fears open your eyes at 3am? Are you struggling to meet all your daily obligations? Are you denying yourself the experiences of joy and play? Do you yearn to know why you're here and where you're going?

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Would you like to take us home with you? One of our books is a great way to do that. Browse our bookshelf – we publish both paperback and Kindle editions. In fact, we have a new book coming out soon. Quiet Autumn Moments will be available on Amazon in late September 2018.

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The Wisdom Keepers

Jim Great Elk and Kelly Talking Heron bring nearly a century of life experience, and descendancy from many First Peoples worldwide. The stories they tell and the lessons they bring touch the hearts of audiences everywhere. Together, they represent the Balanced Life concept they teach others.

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