Is Chief Joseph a Native American or a Puerto Rican?
Chief Joseph is both! The Taino (one of seven Arawak tribes) are the indigenous people of Florida, Puerto Rico, Jamaica, the Bahamas and several other Caribbean Islands. They are the people who Christopher Columbus first came into contact with when he landed in the Caribbean Islands.
For more historical facts about the Arawak Taino click here.
What kind of doctor is Dr. Laralyn RiverWind?
How do I bring The RiverWinds to my event to speak?
Start by sending an email expressing your interest (Click here). Include your organization name, event name, city, and date. If you are not the event organizer/leader, please discuss the invitation with him/her and receive the authorization to extend the invitation prior to contacting FireKeepers International.
Why the name FireKeepers International?
In First Nations (Native American) tradition, the Creator gave a sacred fire that came down from the heavens. That fire was to be tended so that it never extinguished. The sacred fire represents Creator's Spirit within us.
Is Dr. RiverWind accepting any new naturopathic clients?
No, at this time Dr. RiverWind is employed full-time with FireKeepers International and not accepting any clients. She does incorporate naturopathic topics into their teachings and also blogs on natural medicine and health subjects. Additionally, it is currently illegal for naturopaths to practice in her state of residence, Tennessee so she is legally unable to answer any question concerning an individual's specific health.
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Did FireKeepers International change its directives?
Yes. FKI is a successor organization to a predecessor organization with the same name. While we have the same core values and motivators, the new successor organization focuses on practical applications for everyday living through programs involving video instruction and hands-on learning. We like to be love in action - not just teaching but DOING and teaching others to do the same.
Is FireKeepers International a religious organization?
No. FireKeepers International is a charitable institution.
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