Walking the path of the Red Road

Walking the path of the Red Road

Walking the path of the Red Road   Back in 1997, by sheer luck and coincidence, I was fortunate enough to meet a traditional Lakota Elder. He told me I was walking the path of the Red Road. Life is full of synchronicity and little adventures. Some we miss by...
Understanding The Zuni Fetish

Understanding The Zuni Fetish

The Native American tribe of Zuni have received world renown for their spectacular art of Fetish carvings. Not only that but they are undoubtedly among the very best of talented silversmiths worldwide. With their unique gift of perfection in semi-precious gem inlay...
The Magic of Zuni Fetishes

The Magic of Zuni Fetishes

By Marianna Sheldrake To truly appreciate the value of the Native American animal carvings known as Fetishes you would first have to know a little about the people who carve them and their beliefs. To many the term ‘Fetish’ might conjure up some bizarre images far...
Spirit Shields

Spirit Shields

Have you ever come across spirit shields? Perhaps you know a bit about them or have heard the term but no very little. Either way, spirit shields have been a big part of my journey so I would love to share with you what I have learned. By Marianna Sheldrake...
Rainbow Warriors

Rainbow Warriors

Back in the summer of 1996 I was fortunate enough to meet an American Indian Elder by the name of Hollis Littlecreek. Grandfather Hollis was the Chief of the Martin Clan of the Red Lakes Anishinabeg. I went to a gathering in Sedona Arizona and sat at the back...
The Medicine Wheel

The Medicine Wheel

I was first introduced to the medicine wheel as a tool of spiritual development by Grandfather Hollis Littlecreek. He said that many tribes talk about a time when the American Indian Nations were constantly at war. They fought over land, water and the buffalo. Many...