Monthly Archives: July 2012

Visions of Children

Watching my dad with Charlene honestly gave me a scare. I had never seen this type of medicine preformed, nor had I seen anyone perform medicine work on my father. And I was next. Charlene approached me and sat right … Continue reading

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Hopi Medicine

The woman burning papers in her front yard in the village of Kykotsmovi went on to say that there are several ways to say, “Come to Hopi.” Hopi Owni has the added sense of coming or being invited to see … Continue reading

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Random pictures

Interested in some random pictures of our journey? Click the link below. https://plus.google.com/photos/100447262598013360846/albums/5766013853068971681?authkey=CP_a7-mYvYzauwE We’ll keep adding pictures here throughout our journey. – Derek and Katie

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Hopi owni!

“Do you speak English?” “Yes.” As my dad began explaining our reasoning for coming to the Hopi reservation, I sit back in amazement at how and why we are here. My Native American experience began in 2012 at CCM celebration in … Continue reading

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Following the Road Not There

We landed in Las Vegas on Saturday, July 14, grabbed a few hours of sleep and before we knew it we were in our VW Jetta rental car and on our way East toward Flagstaff, AZ. Our first stop, a … Continue reading

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Hopialwa?

I realize that for some who are reading these posts, that this may be a little much for you.  I have to admit that each experience has taken time for me to completely absorb.  When I have experiences, especially spiritual experiences, … Continue reading

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I’m Navajo

In June of 2012 I saw a friend from Kansas City who said he needed to talk with me.  We were at the CCM Celebration camp at Graceland for the week so we set a time to meet.  When we … Continue reading

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