I am a Shawnee Okama, a storyteller, or teacher, and it is my job to teach thru my art, my inheritance. As we journey together, I pray my work will inspire you, excite you, challenge you, or in other words, cause you to think and feel Indian. When you think Indian, you begin to understand the meaning of our journey.
My art is in both national and foreign collections, The art, no matter the media or form is imbued with my Native Heritage. As a Shawnee Elder and Chief Emeritus, I draw from a lifetime of shared wisdom, and intuitive skills. You will find a Journey within each of my works.
As you view each offering, I pray that it may cause you to experience that which is the Mother Seed, from which grows our comprehension of what is truly â€śIndianâ€ť . . .
â€¦and that is my job.