Golden Eagle Bio
Have trained extensively underneath spiritual and medicine Elders, from the Washoe, Shoshone, Piaute, and Miwok nations since 1960. Spiritual Leader/Advisor, Ceremonial Leader and Healer. It has been shown that nine chiefs work with him. These chiefs are Black Elk (Sioux), Sitting Bull (Sioux), White Buffalo Calf Woman (Sioux), Tecumsch (Shawnee), Sequioa (Cherokee), Kooteni Chief (Canada), Black Hawk (Sauk and Fox), Chief Joseph (Nez Perce), and Red Cloud (Sioux).
Ceremony leadership encompasses leading persons and spirits through birth, joining in marriage, death and beyond. Ceremonies include blessing of homes and sacred sites such as petroglyphs, ancient ruins and burial sites. I have been called upon to be advisor for personal, family and Tribal affairs. On request, prayer and healing ceremonies are done in homes and designated sacred areas. Other ceremonies frequently done are listed below:
Consecration of Sweat lodges
Specific events include:
May 8, 2004, Ceremonial leader Lake Tahoe 19+1 Medicine Wheel Ceremony, This was a part of a 600 mile diameter medicine wheel.
Spring 2004, Ceremonial leader, Scorpion rock ceremony Bishop, California.
2004 Participant in opening and closing ceremonies Peace Fest, San Francisco, California.
From 1994 to 2004, erected several sweat lodges and trained sweat leaders to carry on this sacred tradition.
From 1988 to 1995, helped in leading the annual Bear Ceremony in Yosemite. This is a weeklong ceremony, with fasting, sweat lodge ceremonies and a RoundHouse Ceremony.
Conducted Opening Ceremonies and Sweat Lodges for 2002 Shoshone Naraya Dance.
One of the major Ceremony Leaders at the Native American Veteran Ceremony in Utah 2002.
Master of Ceremony for Basket Weaver Convention in 1996, 1997, 1998 in Lake Tahoe.
Ceremony Leader and Advisor assisting Washoe tribe in the Preservation of Cave Rock as a sacred site in Lake Tahoe, Nevada.
From 1990 to 2003, founded and lead the Traditional Walk originating at Mono Lake traveling to Yosemite. Lead hundreds of Native Americans and others over the Eastern Sierra Nevada to connect with their ancestral ties, to create personal spiritual awakening, to teach and preserve cultural history and a balance and harmony with earth. This was an ongoing tradition practiced hundreds of years, which had lapsed the 1930’s.
Ceremonial Leader /
1970 N. Leslie #59