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Twirling Thunderbird

<strong>Zhaway Animikii Binesii ~ Twirling Thunderbird </strong><br>​​​​​​​<br><strong>Traditional Firekeeper &amp; Spiritualist<br>​​​​​​​Native Traditional Artist<br>​​​​​​​Healing Sweat Lodge Facilitator<br>​​​​​​​Knowledge Keeper<br>​​​​​​​Published Writer ~ Musician ~ Public Speaker </strong><br>​​​​​​​<br>Smudging has been for centuries a source of Healing and Cleansing.<br>​​​​​​​I am very pleased to present my general guide Book to the Native American Sacred Smudge Ceremony.<br>​​​​​​​The guide book covers The Sacred Smudge Ceremony procedures; different types of Smudging Ceremonies. Individual, Family, Group Circle.<br>​​​​​​​What Plants are utilized in Smudging and their Meaning within the Medicine Wheel.<br>​​​​​​​The meaning of the Feather and the Abalone Shell. Spiritual aspects of what to include in a Spiritual Ceremonial Prayer.<br>​​​​​​​Reasoning behind the Ceremony.<br>​​​​​​​The Power of Silence.<br>​​​​​​​The Power of Positive Vibrational feedback.<br>​​​​​​​Creating Positive Space.<br>​​​​​​​Ceremony Protocols; Advice on Smudging.<br>​​​​​​​Advice on clearing your Home of any negative or bad Spirits.<br>​​​​​​​<br>​​​​​​​I believe Ceremonial Smudge will always bring Goodness as long as it comes from the Heart with good intentions.<br>​​​​​​​We are all born with Gifts from the Creator. I believe to share our Gifts with others is the Key to personal Fulfillment and Happiness.<br>​​​​​​​As a Society, we seek our collective Spiritual Re-connection to Ourselves, our fellow Spiritual Beings and our Environment.<br>​​​​​​​Not just for us, but for future generations.<br>​​​​​​​<br>Thank You ~ Megwetch<br>~ Twirling Thunderbird &nbsp;<br>​​​​​​​~ First Nations Anishinaabe Cree &nbsp;<br>​​​​​​​~ Sapotaweyak First Nation &nbsp;<br>​​​​​​​~ twirlingthunderbird@gmail.com &nbsp;<br>​​​​​​​~ Thunderbird Art Gallery &nbsp;<br>​​​​​​​~ www.TwirlingThunderbird.Ca<br><br>​​​​​​​Animikii Binesii ~ Twirling Thunderbird<br>ᑙᕒᐪ ᕪᐅᐣdᐁᕒbᐃᕒd<br><br>First Nations Anishinaabe Cree<br>I'm a proud member of the Sapotaweyak Cree Nation<br>Manitoba, Canada<br><br>I receive great fulfillment in walking the Path of Native Spirituality<br>within the Light of the Great Spirit.<br>I also enjoy giving back to the Creator for the Gift of Art<br>by facilitating as Firekeeper within Healing Sweat Lodge.<br><br>As a Musician I create my own Cedar Flutes<br>that I enjoy playing at Healing Lodge Ceremony.<br><br>As a Public Speaker I work to share Traditional Knowledge with Students.<br>They are the ones to carry the next torch forward.<br><br>As a self-taught Artist. I paint Spiritual Traditional Native Art,<br>Traditional Spiritual Pictographs, Abstract Art,<br>Expressionism, Landscapes, Wildlife Art,<br>Surreal Art, Watercolor, Graphic Design and Illustration.<br><br>Thank You for reading my book “Native American Sacred Smudge”.<br>I'm extremely satisfied with the knowledge I was able to share with you.<br><br>Thank you for your interest in my book and I sincerely hope it brings You<br>Happiness and Health to You and your Family.<br>Thank You ~ Megwetch ~ Twirling Thunderbird<br>​​​​​​​<br>twirlingthunderbird@gmail.com<br>www.TwirlingThunderbird.Com<br>