We have strayed from our Natural Path, so says Oglala Ceremonial Leader, spiritual leader and author Ed McGaa "Eagle Man." Betsey's long time friend and teacher, Ed McGaa, joins the show to discuss the importance of returning to the natural way of life and how we can reconnect with and heal our wounded Mother Earth.
Ed was born on the Oglala Sioux reservation and is an enrolled tribal member. Following the earning of an undergraduate degree in biology, he joined the Marine Corps to become a fighter pilot. After volunteering for combat duty in Vietnam, he was summoned by the Oglala holy man, Fools Crow, for a warrior's preparation ceremony. He returned from 110 combat missions unharmed and danced in six annual Sioux Sun Dances. He also hold a law degree from the University of South Dakota and is the author of these popular books: Mother Earth Spirituality, Native WIsdom, Rainbow Tribe,Spirituality for America, Crazy Horse, Chief Red Cloud, Black Elk Speaks, and Creator's Code
Ed travels worldwide conducting speaking engagements and sweat lodge ceremonies. Visit his website at: www.edmcgaa.com