Gourd Rattles are used in Native American Church peyote meetings and prayer and healing circles. Nicholas produces both traditional style beaded gourd (peyote) rattles, and deer rawhide rattles. http://www.nicholaswood.net
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
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.
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.