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Native American Symbol – Peyote (Water) Bird Colors

The peyote bird, AKA snake bird and water turkey, is associated with the Native American Church and the ritual use of peyote there by the church members.


Peyote Prayer Stephen Mopope - Kiowa (1898- 1974) watercolor on paper. Native American Church - Peyote Religious Art - Native American Church Art


The Native American Church with the Indigenous belief of the concept and philosophy of how The Great Spirit Chief, Creator, Almighty God brought the teachings of how the Universe was tied together with prayers and songs in a natural symbiotic relationship and laws to Nihikaa Dine' Earth Surface people or humanity. Wayne Wilson Dine'/Navajo Bitahnii (Folded Arms) Clan


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Quanah Parker in ceremonial regalia, c1890.png -Quahada Comanche tribe(1890-1911) - born 1845 or 1852, died Feb 23, 1911 due to heart failure by rheumatism at Quanah Parker Star House, Cache Okla, - Comanche leader to bring Quahada band into Ft Sill - founder of Native American Church & peyote religion - parents: Peta Nacona with Cynthia Parker - spouses: Chony, Mah-Chetta-Wookey-Ah-Uh-Wuth-Takum, Coby, Toe-Pay, & Tonarcy.


Although the Native American Church traces its roots to the 1880s, Quanah Parker is regarded as one of the first leaders of the movement. After being gored by a bull while traveling in South Texas, a Coahuiltecan Indian curandera healed Parker by nursing him with a strong peyote tea. Later, he learned the “half-moon” style of the peyote ceremony from a Lipan Apache medicine man, and brought the religion back to the Comanches and other tribes in Indian Territory.


The Laguna people value intellectual activity and education, so a scholarship program has led to many well-educated Lagunas. Uranium mining on Pueblo of Laguna land has contributed to this scholarship program as well as to skilled labor learning among Laguna members. While many Native Americans love basketball, Lagunas and other Pueblos enjoy baseball. Like many Pueblos, the Laguna people are skilled in pottery.