July 18, 2018
It is with great sadness
that I inform friends and associates, and
other interested individuals, that Crow
Swimsaway passed from this earth plane on
April 7, 2018. Crow enjoyed phenomenal health
for most of his 81 years, maintaining the
vigor of a much younger person. but contracted
an inflammatory lung condition in late 2017,
which worsened over the winter. In early March
he was hospitalized with the Ohio Veterans
Administration, and did not recover.
will be continuing the work of the Church. Dragon
Waters, our beloved home for over 3 decades,
which has hosted many of our church functions,
is in the process of becoming home to one of our
long-time students, and will continue to
function as the sanctuary it became under our
stewardship. It will also continue to host some
of the events we have facilitated over the
years, and to be a welcome respite and retreat
for friends and students.
Thanks to all who have supported our work for
the last 3 decades. I hope you will continue to
find spiritual aid and guidance through these
---- Bekki Shining Bearheart
Bekki is based in Ithaca NY and is teaching in
central NY. She keeps a
schedule of classes in NY state and other
locations, which will also be listed here;
contact her directly at
another contact is listed on this page.
Workshops she offers are $150 per weekend,
unless otherwise noted.
workshops at Dragon Waters, and sometimes at
other locations, will occasionally be offered,
by her and by other teachers under the auspices
of the Church, in the Athens Ohio area.
Workshops normally begin at 10 AM both Saturday and
Sunday and run till 5 PM, unless
SHAMANIC JOURNEYING IS REQUIRED FOR ALL
WORKSHOPS EXCEPT THE FUNDAMENTALS OF SHAMANISM,
OR UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED. Please contact us if
you need more information about this.
Advance registration is strongly
recommended for all workshops.
Always check directly with the
listed organizers/teachers before any
scheduled event, to make sure events are
happening as announced.
If you are in an area where these
workshops are not currently being offered, and
you wish to bring them to your area, please
contact us about sponsorship.