About Jamie Sams
Jamie Sams is a Native American medicine teacher and a member of the Wolf Clan teaching lodge of the Seneca Nation. She is of Iroquois and Choctaw descent, and has been trained in Seneca, Mayan, Aztec,and Choctaw medicine. Jamie lived and studied with Mayan and Aztec teachers in Mexico during the 1970s. She has taught in England, France, Egypt, Kenya, Mexico and Peru, as well as in the United States. She is the author of Midnight Song; Quest for the Vanished Ones (Bear & Co.,) and many other works. Please see Jamie’s full body of work at jamiesams.org
About David Carson
David Carson is a novelist, poet, playwright, memoirist and an award-winning songwriter. Raised in Indian Country in Oklahoma, David was taught the ways and signs of animals by his Choctaw mother and aunts, Opal, Ruby, Agnes and Phoebe. After writing Medicine Cards with Jamie Sams, David traveled extensively giving readings and seminars about the transformative power of animals. David’s other books include Crossing into Medicine Country, 2013 Oracle, Find Your Spirit Animal and others. David Carson’s newest work is called The Strange Case of the Golem of Taos (a truish tale), a social satire and hilarious murder mystery based in the culturally diverse town of Taos, New Mexico, available at firstname.lastname@example.org and on Amazon and Barnes and Noble.
Click here to read an archived interview with David Carson.
About Angela Werneke
Angela Werneke is a designer/illustrator who sees her work as a way of healing and nurturing the Earth. Her visionary artistry appears in Barbara Hand Clow’s, Heart of the Christos (Bear & Company, 1989) and Nicki Scully’s, The Golden Cauldron (Bear & Company, 1991). She has received professional recognition for her book design and illustration, which includes Medicine Cards as well as Bear & Company’s, Keepers of the Fire and A Painter’s Quest. Angela lives with her dog and cats in the high juniper desert of northern New Mexico.