Walkers of the Wind

Black And White Photos Calendar

Wisdom quotations are included on each page of this new calendar being published for 2018. Black and white photographs from the independent photographers of yesteryear are showcased in this 12 month wall calendar.

walkers of the wind calendar
Walkers Of The Wind 2018 Wall Calendar

Features:

  • Format: Standard Wall
  • Size Closed: 12 inches by 12 inches
  • Size Opened: 24 inches by 12 inches
  • Grid Size: Small Rectangle
  • Binding: Stapled
  • Time Span: 12 month +4
  • Publisher: Tushita Publishing

There were so many photographers who traveled around the American West that captured little pieces of history by photographing the Native Americans that they encountered. Some are famous and others obscure. Most of these men and women not only recorded a way of life that was rapidly becoming something of the past but they came back East to give a respectful impression of what so many looked at as savages. There are some who took pictures in a natural state while others have been discovered as having staged the photos. Whether staged or impromptu, the images now show us a culture that was taken away from so many.

Customers can pre-order this wall calendar showing old photographs of Native Americans now with shipping expected to begin around June 8, 2017.

Wisdom of the Tribes

Lakota Tribal Wisdom Wall Calendar

People will truly enjoy this wall calendar featuring the original art from Lakota and Iroquois artist Jim Yellowhawk and content by author Joseph M. Marshall III. The Lakota names for the months, such as “When Calves Are Red” and “When Things Ripen” are featured on each page spread. Most noteworthy, Marshall’s text presents a traditional Lakota virtue for each month. These virtues guide the reader along the Lakota path of wisdom. Marshall is a teacher, historian, Lakota craftsman and writer in addition to contributing on this year’s calendar. He has authored several screenplays in addition to fifteen books, including the highly acclaimed Walking with Grandfather, The Lakota Way and The Journey of Crazy Horse to name just a few. Marshall is a member of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe and was involved with the television miniseries Into the West as narrator, actor and consultant. The calendar is published by Amber Lotus.


Lakota Way 2018 Wall Calendar

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Features:

  • Format of calendar is the Standard Wall
  • Size when cllosed is 12  inches  by  12 inches
  • Size when opened is 24  inches by 12  inches
  • Grid Size equals Medium Rectangle
  • Binding is center stapled
  • Time Span covers 12 months +24

Customers can order this calendar now with shipment expected to begin around August 8, 2017.

A lovely way to stay in touch each month with your journey on the Good Red Road. Some famous Lakota, sometimes referred to as the Sioux, were Red Cloud who was from the Oglala band of the Lakota. Two other notable Lakota men were Sitting Bull, a medicine man, and Crazy Horse, a great and brave warrior. Another of the Oglala Band of Lakota who has been influential in much spiritual learning was the Holy Man or Medicine Man known as Black Elk.

Wisdom Keepers

Chiefs Of Native Nations Calendar

Wisdom Keepers 2016 Wall Calendar

From the photographic archives of Edward Sheriff Curtis this calendar for 2016 gives us the Wisdom Keepers that were Chiefs of twelve different Native American tribal traditions. The photographs are black and white as was the norm in the 1800s and early 1900s when Edward S. Curtis was taking these photographic portraits of the Native Americans in the American West. Each month has wisdom quotations included. International holidays are included in each month’s grid.

wisdom keepers calendar
Wisdom Keepers 2016 Wall Calendar

FEATURES:

  • Format: Standard Wall
  • Size Closed: 12 inches by 12 inches
  • Size Opened: 24 inches by 12 inches
  • Grid Size: Small Rectangle
  • Binding: Stapled
  • Time Span: 12 month +4
  • Publisher: Tushita Publishing

You can pre-order this wonderful 2016 calendar showcasing the Wisdom Keepers of the Native Nations with expected shipping to begin after October 9, 2015.

Spirit of Place

Nature Calendar

In all Native American traditions everything has a spirit including the places where we are. All parts of Mother Earth are sacred and have lessons to teach us if we are willing to listen. From the Standing People (trees) and the Stone People (rocks) we learn much. The waters of the rivers and streams give us life and the grasslands and forests offer us sustenance in many forms. It is appropriate that we celebrate the Spirit of Place every day. There is much to learn from each place that we are.

John Gavrilis captures the spiritual essence of the wilderness landscape in this collection of images. This weekly engagement planner will delight nature lovers with more than 70 breathtaking images.


Spirit of Place 2018 Softcover Weekly 2018 Planner

FEATURES:

  • Format is the Softcover Engagement
  • Size when closed is 9 inches by 6 inches
  • Size when opened is 18 inches by 6 inches
  • Binding is Spiral
  • Time Span covers 70 weeks
  • Published by Sellers Publishing Inc

You can pre-order this wonderful and helpful planner to organize your life and feed your spirit with shipping expected to begin by June 8, 2017.

Earthworm Totem Crawls To Teach

Earthworm Totem

A significant lesson from a lowly creature makes one stop to think about how productive you might be.

earthworm totem lesson

Sometimes the animal spirits come to me in such odd ways. Now, I am going to be honest and tell you that I never considered until a couple of days ago that there was even a possibility of a simple little earthworm having a lesson for me to learn. You would think that I would know better by now, I’ve been doing this for a very long time and should realize by now that any of the creatures on this earth can teach me a lesson in living my life in a better way. Suddenly, the worm crawled up to my attention and made me take a look at a few things in my life.

The catalyst for me stopping to reflect about the earthworm totem was when I was working in the dirt to plant some new plants. As I dug, I ran into a few worms which is a good sign for the soil. I sat for a little while almost mesmerized by the sacred crawl of the worms. They have no eyes so when they sense light they instinctively begin to go underground.

As they move under and through the soil, they eat plant debris. Their movement through the soil aerates the area creating a better and richer soil for vegetation to grow.

earthworm totem

An earthworm is hermaphroditic which means that they have both female and male reproduction organs. So, when they come to us as a totem it is about the power of fertility that they speak. As a creature teacher they come to ask you what areas in your own life can use some improvement in fertility or life giving powers. Are you helping the environment around you? Are you being productive and life affirming in your thoughts and actions?

On another note, the earthworm can represent emotions. When we get a strong rain, the worms in the ground will come to the surface to escape the water. In the spiritual realm, water represents our emotions. So, another message that the earthworm totem may be trying to give you is: Are you comfortable with strong emotions or do you try to escape the flood by moving to drier ground?

Do you slither away from your feelings? This lowly little creature that we may not give much attention to may be telling you to get comfortable with your own feelings and the feelings of other people. If you don’t the proverbial early bird may be watching and snatch you up!

We as humans often take note when a larger animal seems to come into our vision and thoughts and try to find out the message they have for us. We sometimes overlook the smaller creatures of the eco-system that surrounds us as we walk our earth journey. These undersized creatures play an important role in the life cycle and can have just as strong of a spiritual lesson as the larger animals that grab our attention more readily.

If the earthworm has come to you, feel blessed that the little creature teacher has come to remind you to be comfortable with your emotions but more importantly to aerate the soil of your soul with productive and fertile actions and thoughts.