Wisdom of the Elders host Arlie Neskahi (Diné Nation) is an award-winning composer, musician and recording artist. Neskahi is also widely known for storytelling and his knowledge of traditional Native American culture, music and spirituality. Neskahi is a teacher of traditional style musical traditions as well as multicultural educator and trainer at universities and colleges and…
Introducing Judy Trejo
Song carrier Judy Trejo shares stories of her lineage as a Northern Paiute and Pitt River Indian, her ability as a child to heal wild pets, and her relationship with her great grandmother who was a healer.
The Fall of the Four Seasons
I’m Arlie Neskahi. You’re listening to Wisdom of the Elders.
Life is interwoven with the circular rhythms of nature for the plant people as for all of us. For herbalist and educator Judy Bluehorse Skelton, it’s not only which plants you choose, but when. Today, Judy focuses on the season of renewal and gets down to a little spring-cleaning.
The Round Dance
with Nico Wind
The circle of creation is reflected in our culture – our beliefs, our stories, and of course, our music. The round dances, as they are sometimes known, relate directly to this view of the world and the Spirit. Out music director, Nico Wind, has spent some time listening to and learning about round dances.