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Medallion given to Zig Misiak by the President of the Canadian Aboriginal Veterans Association, Richard Blackwolf. For ongoing bridging between cultures. 
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Zig Misiak reading from his book Wampum, Ohsweken, Grand River Six Nations Territory, at a cultural reading and story-telling festival. 
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Remembrance Day at the Grand River Six Nations Territory. I was honoured to have been asked to stand at the cenotaph in my Butlers Rangers uniform carrying the Ranger Colours. 
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Friend and international artist, Ray Skye, visiting Stoney Creek Battlefield Park. A mutual friend David General created a tribute to the First Nations on this site which was one of the turning points during the War of 1812. 
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Ken Maracle, Six Nations Wampum maker, showing Zig some of his wampum belts. 
Haldimand Monument Six Nations Oct 2010.
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Elder Art Johnson, Grand River Six Nations,  made a water drum for 
Zig. He honoured me by singing and beating the drum. I played the horn rattle. This was to give life to the drum. 
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Haldimand monument on the Grand River Six Nations Territory commemorating the lands given to the Haudenosaunee after the American Revolution along the Grand River.
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Meeting these beautiful Yanomami from the Amazon was remarkable, spiritual, enlightening at the same time sad knowing that they too are endangered pleading to be heard. 
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Santee Smith's internationally known performance troupe at the Woodland Cultural Ctr., Grand River Six Nations Territory, near Brantford Ontario. Ctr. Santee Smith 
In memory of a very special human being, Don Monture, elder from the Grand River Six Nations Territory. I will miss his teachings, humour and friendship.