Sequoyah Trueblood is an internationally respected Cherokee/Chocktaw Elder, healer, ceremonialist and teacher. Born in Stroud, Oklahoma, he has lived an extraordinary life including being a Green Beret in Vietnam where he was part of the Special Forces Operational Detachment “A Team,” and eventually became a major. He fluently speaks Thai, Korean, and Japanese. In the service he was a code breaker for military intelligence. After a period of healing, transformation and recovery of his spiritual roots, Sequoyah has been of service in embodying the heart doctrine, while living with and learning from aboriginal peoples. He lives on the Kahnawake reservation in Canada, and is the father of five, grandfather of four, and great-grandfather of one. His partner, Marilyn Kane, is one of the originators of the Native Women’s Association of Canada.As a pipe carrier, Sequoyah conducts healing circles and traditional ceremonies to remind us of “the one Ceremony,” which is life itself, and of the sacredness of all things. He has helped and worked with people from all cultures, including indigenous tribes in Canada, USA, Russia, Thailand, Bolivia, Columbia, and Guyana. He has conducted ceremony and offered consultation to top business executives from international companies, many celebrities, the faculty of psychology at Harvard, the Dalai Lama, and countless individuals in between. As a pipe carrier, he performs sacred ceremonies and conducts healing and prayer circles for all peoples. He visits Southwestern College annually to offer pipe ceremony to the students in the Consciousness class, and joins with the community in prayer and ritual.