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Speakers  -  Native Speaker Series
Native Cultural ~
 Speaker series.
Transformational  Shift  Events
Host & Producer
Honored Native Guest
Izdzan ah ray
Izdzan ah ray ~ is a Wisdom Keeper & Medicine Woman, embracing wisdom and teachings from all cultures. Her lineage is of the Apache People, her paternal great-great grandmother being an Apache Scout and translator.

She lives the way of the Medicine Woman, as she partners with all her relations in both the seen and unseen worlds.

Isdzan-ah-ray has participated in sacred ceremonies in both the North and South American Native traditions. She has supported the Sundance Ceremony, as well as being a ceremonial dancer of the Spirit Dance, Sacred Circle People's Dance.  

She is a facilitator of the Sweat Lodge in both the North and South American ways, and has also participated in and supported the Vision Quest ceremony. She guides individuals and groups through prayer and intentions in the Sacred Pipe Ceremony.

Iszdan ah ray ~ has been gifted with a connection to the energies and medicines of the Animal Nations, and has the ability to guide others in connecting with their own inner medicine. She does this by leading them in ceremonies, songs, and teachings created to allow each individual's inner wisdom to rise.

She is a veteran of the United States Coast Guard. She worked as a civilian for the United States Air Force and Indian Health Service as a Contracting Officer. Iszdan ah ray ~ holds a Bachelor degree in Business Management and a Master degree in Human Resource Management.
Dossier of Conference ~
Executive Producer
Honored Native Guest Speaker,
Medicine Man,
Since 2012 I am a legal member and medicine person of the Oklevueha Native American Church, as well as, the head of my own Native American church ‘Toltec Sun Ministries’. I conduct Native American style weddings, Sweat Lodges and blessing ceremonies, as well as, share shamanic teachings and energetic practices including Medicine Wheel empowerments with sacred drum, flute, songs and chants.

I have been in Sedona, Arizona arriving on the summer solstice of 1987. By 1988 I began working as a Sacred Earth vortex tour guide and eventually started my own company in 1990 as Sedona Nature Excursions with my specialty Mystic Tours.

During the 1990's I worked with many people very eager to experience the energy of the Sedona red rock country and its famous vortex energies.  And this gave me the opportunity to develop my own unique way of teaching and sharing shamanic wisdom and healing methods while out in the beauty of the sacred landscape of Sedona.

My approach has combined wisdom teachings from both eastern Yogic traditions, Taoist wisdom, Christian mysticism and Native American shamanism.  I was especially drawn to the teachings of Toltec wisdom that has come out of Mexico, and to the practice of Kriya yoga through Babaji's lineage.  Since I was already very deep into the practice of western astrology, I was able to merge this perspective into the teachings of the Medicine Wheel as taught to me by Sun Bear. 

Regarding my Indian ancestry, it comes out of Mexico, although I was born in the Midwest of the United States where I grew up, I recognize myself as an American born Toltec. My awakening to the shamanic path was preceded by a number of mystical experiences I had beginning in my teenage years that jolted my reality.  And these types of experiences continued throughout my life where I had some profound encounters with Spirit Powers and intelligences from alternate realities.  At the age of 21, is when I was telepathically contacted by my ascended Master teacher that began my conscious journey onto the spiritual path.
Honored Native Guest Speaker,
Tolec is Founder and Executive Producer of globally  held ~  Transformational Shift Events conferences, and special events he's organized & produced in Arizona, Colorado, Utah and southern & northern California.  He's also co-founded with Joe Anthony the PlanetsWithin, monthly, Sedona, Arizona special event: "SEDONA CLOSE ENCOUNTERS".

He is the original host & co-producer of the interview series ~ DEEP DISCLOSURE:  AN EVOLVING REALITY.  He is also the founder & principal of:  Sedona Smooth Jazz focused on the promotion & production of R&B, soul, urban/funk & smooth jazz concerts.

Tolec is an international speaker and has been interviewed by top investigative radio journalists in excess of 200+ times over the past 9 years.

Andromeda Council.  In September of 2010, due to the recovered knowledge of his own incredible set of extraordinary contact experiences in August 1993, just after his move to Tucson, Arizona ~ Tolec learned he'd been having ongoing communication with non-voting board members of a deep space 'U.N', a Galactic Council, known as the Andromeda Council, a governance & development body of 140 star systems and over 300+ planets for people in both the Andromeda and Milky Way galaxies.    They indicated they've been in touch with him since age 5.

Subsequent to those 1993 experiences his life, his career  & personal interests were propelled into a completely different direction. During this time frame he studied the tenets of the enlightenment material of Ramtha, and Ra's teachings of "The Law of One".  

Professional Career
During the last twelve (12) years of his professional career Tolec was the Senior Managing Director & Chief Operating Officer (COO) of a global, private, alternative, asset management firm; and was a Managing Director & Director of Bank Operations for an international depository trust bank, Glacier International Depository Bank, which was, at the time, the bank of the Blackfeet Indian Nation. 

The prior 17+ years Tolec had a brief stint in venture capital, and held various positions of increasing responsibility in the healthcare software industry beginning his career with CIGNA.

Tolec has his Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Political Science with a double concentration in Public Administration -and- Urban & Regional Planning.
Honored Native, Special Guest
Elders, Shamans, Story Tellers, Speakers & Musicians
Clifford  Mahooty is a Zuni Pueblo Indian Elder of the Zuni People of New Mexico.

He is active in the Zuni orders of the Kachina, Galaxy Medicine Society, Sun Clan leadership, and is a wisdom keeper of the Zuni history and spiritual practices. 

He covers Zuni Tribal teachings including oral history, religion, rituals, kachinas, and spiritual practices and how they relate to UFOs, star people and spiritual beings. Mahooty is often best at comparing ancient oral teachings to modern scientific theories, discoveries and cosmic concepts based on his research and analysis, to Zuni sacred knowledge still in practice today.

 Mahooty is also a retired civil/environmental engineer (BSCE-NMSU-1969). He worked in many projects with Shell Oil Company, U.S Federal Government in Environmental justice for Indian tribes, Tribal housing projects in the USPHS as a commissioned officer in water, waste water, and EPA enforcement in environmental compliance.

Clifford  Mahooty is a Zuni Pueblo Indian Elder of the Zuni People of New Mexico.

He is active in the Zuni orders of the Kachina, Galaxy Medicine Society, Sun Clan leadership, and is a wisdom keeper of the Zuni history and spiritual practices. 

He covers Zuni Tribal teachings including oral history, religion, rituals, kachinas, and spiritual practices and how they relate to UFOs, star people and spiritual beings.

Mahooty is often best at comparing ancient oral teachings to modern scientific theories, discoveries and cosmic concepts based on his research and analysis, to Zuni sacred knowledge still in practice today.

Mr. Mahooty is also a retired civil/environmental engineer (BSCE-NMSU-1969). He worked in many projects with Shell Oil Company, U.S Federal Government in Environmental justice for Indian tribes, Tribal housing projects in the USPHS as a commissioned officer in water, waste water, and EPA enforcement in environmental compliance.
 Guest Speaker,
Clifford Mahooty
Honored Native
 Guest Speaker,
*  denotes Native/Indian Nation
Chiricahua Apache
Robert Soto is the acting Chairman of the Lipan Apache Tribe.  He is a descendent of Chief Poca Ropa of the Little Breech Cloth Band of the Lipan Apache Tribe located in south Texas.

Robert has been Indian dancing for about 57 years, since he was 8 years old.  He is also presently is the Chairman of the South Texas American Indian Dancers, a group which consists of about 45 dancers and 25 non-dancers from 16 different tribal groups. 

He has been a Feather Dancer for over 48 years and has won many awards for his Indian dancing and artwork in various pow wows throughout the nation. He has been Gourd Dancing for many years and currently is an active member of the Gulf Coast Tia Piah Gourd Dance Society of Houston, Texas. He been performing the Eagle Dance and the Hoop Dance for over 40 years.  When Robert dances, he dances in honor of his ancestors who danced before him, dance.  He also plays the Key of F# "Love Flute". 

All of Robert's Indian outfit was handmade by him - from the beadwork to the featherwork. His outfit goes with him wherever he travels. He, along with the South Texas American Indian Dancers, performs about 40 times a year across the U.S, Canada, all throughout Europe, South America and Australia.

Robert Soto has also played a role in changing American Indian Rights on the federal level. On March 11, 2006 the federal government brought an agent from the Department of Interior (DIA) into the pow wow circle of Robert's family's pow wow. In the process they took 42 of his eagle feathers.   

Finally, years later, Robert won a lawsuit against the Department of Interior in 2015. As part of the settlement, the DOI gave Robert back his eagle feathers. Also, he and over 200 Lipan Apache Tribe members can own and use eagle feathers and feathers other migratory birds for ceremonial purposes.

The Lipan Apaches today number about 4,500 people.  At one time they were almost annihilated in the area of Southwest Texas and its border with northern Mexico until the 1880's, after Texas had become a state and passed laws forbidding Native Americans from living in the newfound state. At that time, most of the Lipan Apaches moved to the mountains of Mexico and to several of the reservations in New Mexico and Oklahoma. Yet many of them continued to live in the area by changing their names and adopting the Mexican culture.
Honored Native Guest Speaker,
playing:   "Wopila. Great Thanks Great Joy" ~ by
Mato Wastecaka Cantetanka of the Dakote Oyate'
Medicine Woman, Sacred Pipe carrier
Medicine Man,
Honored Guest Speaker,
Rob Simone is a researcher, Radio/TV host and producer.

He travels the world to find the most interesting people on the planet. His radio show covers science, consciousness, new thought, metaphysics & more.

Rob Hosts "The Rob Simone Talk Show" on 104.4 FM London & Guest Hosts on Coast to Coast AM, the largest over-night talk show, syndicated on 560 radio stations nationwide.

Rob hosted his first Radio show in Australia, on Nimbin FM then on HBC 94 FM, Kathmandu, Nepal, then starting in 2002 on 
104.4 FM, Resonance Broadcasting, London. 

Rob's insights have sparked national conversations about current events, the nature of reality and the growing field of conscious media. 

Rob traveled through 27 countries exploring many mysterious and sacred places and the un-explained phenomenon that surrounds them. 

Rob lectures at conferences across the country about his book "UFOs in the Headlines" and other topics including 
"The Aboriginals of Australia and the Ancient Alien Connection," "UFOLOGY 101," "INTERNATIONAL UFOLOGY: A GLOBAL PERSPECTIVE TO A GALACTIC PHENOMENON" and 
"Water: The Universal Conduit."

Rob Simone has authored two books, is a featured writer for national magazines, and was recently included in FATE Magazine’s "Top 100 Ufologists" list, along with Dan Aykroyd and Steven Spielberg. 

Rob has appeared in Ancient Aliens and "Decoding The Past" for the History Channel, Destination America's "Unsealed Files," "ETs Among Us: UFO Witnesses and Whistleblowers" and the Travel Channel's "Mysteries at the Museum."
Rob Simone
Honored Native 
StandswithBear has traveled the country extensively utilizing his music, healings and channelings to assist others in their growth, life, and reaching their true potentiality by serving as a channel of the Divine Brotherhood and many Masters.

Being of Cherokee descent and a fourth generation Shaman in his lineage contributes to StandswithBear’s many works and gifts of the Creator, as well as teachings from his Star friends. They also taught him the very powerful technique of DNA Restructurization.  

He is a master empath, psychic extraordinaire, and a powerful trans-channel for high-level spiritual beings of the highest order of Christ Consciousness; the Angelics, Elementals, and Divine Masters. His healing techniques are that of The Ancients, incorporating what he calls Gridular Vibrational Healing, which includes a very Ancient Technique of Seichim Energy work incorporating Ancient Symbols as powerful healing tools. 

He has been a special guest speaker at the Art Bell chat club here in Arizona, where he spoke of Starchildren and the Brotherhood of light a subject near and dear to his heart.

He has also presented on 3D vs 5D, and performed his beautiful music at The Performing Arts Center for Sedona Spirit Sings, as well as many other venues nation-wide. He also offers private one-on-one or group teaching sessions on how to be a trans-channel.

Standswithbear is also currently co-founder of Starseed Alliance International (SAI) (, along with Susan Goldwag (Lightstar), where they have formulated a galactic resource center. The organization’s mission is to awaken and unite the global Starseed family to create a platform for the visionaries of the new world, and create alliances between global Starseed communities. 

In his own words :  
" My dear friends the healing modalities that I have learned are that of Tibetan, Atlantean, Lemurian as well as knowledge's from many other civilizations that came before and some that do not reside upon this world, I work with the elementals as well as your guides to assist you in activations deep within your cellular memories thus raising your vibration and helping to bring your beingness to the now time by integrating that of your past selves, future and present which in turn becomes a very powerful combination to wholeness. 

My friends you must know......although these many gifts unfold before me I do not claim what comes through me, I am merely the vessel my hands, voice and energy is that of the Creatorship. Only when I completely surrender to the Creator energy do I become that conduit to the gifts that unfold and it is my honor to willingly do so."
Native Flute Musician,
Ancient Cosmic Healer,
Galactic Mystic
Annette Moody
Lipan Apache
Highly Knowledgeable
Cosmic Cherokee
Honored Native
Guest Artist,
Gordon Lewis is a tribal member of the McDowell Yavapai Nation, related to the San Carlos & Mescalero Apache.

Through the Creator's gift of art Gordon shares his cultural heritage for the purpose of preserving the roots of his ancestors.  

He is an incredible, highly gifted, long time, well respected, award winning, master fine artist working in the mediums of wood carvings, pen & ink, charcoal, oils and acrylics.

At the young age of four Gordon's artistic talents were evident. During his elementary [school] years he won numerous art awards including an award sponsored by the Phoenix Chambers of Commerce.

During the 1970s Gordon was introduced to Apache Indina tradition by his Mother, Flora Lewis, a Yavapai/Apache woman who often listened to Apache music by the late Phillip Cassadore. His mother also influenced his desre to preserve Native culture by specializing in Apache Crown dance art.

Today, many of Gordon's art piece collections are owned by tribal presidents, celebrities, private and non-private art collectors on a local, national and global scale.
Gordon Lewis
of History Channel's
Honored Native Guest Speaker,
"Urban Native Princess"
Nicole Nez is a prominent cultural festival, especially live music & arts events organizer & coordinator, Board Member of the Earth Foundation, model, and self titled "Urban Native American Princess".

She is alsio an acknowledged public Speaker on various current issues of the Navajo/"Diné" People/Nation.
Nicole Nez
Honored Native
 Guest Speakers
Mike Teo Te Cah 
Mike Teo Te Cah is a Master Kachina carver and practicing Hopi spiritual leader.

He has personal insights into a larger galactic family that he has experienced first hand in his life on the Hopi Reservation. 

Mike has lived on the Hopi Reservation his whole life; and he shares the insights of their culture, especially stories about how they are deeply spiritual and connected to other tribes around the world, including the Hopi's “Creation” story.
Teacher of
Ancestral Ways
Star Nation Elder
 Master Kachina 
Carver &
 a Hopi Spiritual
Feather, Gourd,
Eagle & Hoop
Robert Soto
Expert on
People of Australia
Mato Wastecaka Cantetanka
Honored Native
 Guest Speaker,
 Cultural &
Sam Anderson is of the Dine' People.  To all of you Sam says, "Yá’át’ééh! Shik’éí dóó shidine’é. Greetings my relatives and my people, friends. Shí éí Sam Anderson yinishyé.

My clans are, Dzil tlahnii’ nishli’ (I’m Cove mountian people). To’baazhiinazhi’ ei’ ba’shi’chiin (Born for Two who came to water people). Kinyaa,aanii da’shi’ ei’ da’shi’nali’ (My Paternalgrand parents are Towering House people). To’baazhiinazhi’ ei’ da’shi’ceii. (My Maternal Grandparents are Two Who came to water people). This is who I am as a Dine’.

My sacred ancestral homes are To’beehwiisgani (Hardened mud around the water) is where I grew up. On the map you’ll see it as Pinedale NM. This is where my mom’s side of the family call home. Be’Akiid Ho’teeli’ (Wide Lake) is where my dad’s side of the family call home. On the map you’ll see it as Mariano Lake.

These two sacred places are where I have received most of my traditional teachings and understanding of life from my elders and going to ceremonies. I do my best to carry on these teachings and passing them on to the younger generation. 

Currently I’m a preschool teacher working with beautiful Indigenous children. I incorporate a lot of cultural teachings. I love teachings the Indigenous values to the little ones. 

I have also run a cultural program in a residential hall at an all Native High school. One of my job duties was a Traditional counselor. Bringing our children back on the red road by reconnecting them through traditional teachings, prayers and songs. 

I’m also honored to be initiated to do the Northern style traditional dance through the powwow circle. I travel the country attending many inter-tribal celebrations by dancing, drumming and singing in the sacred circle with the relatives. 

My journey in life I believe to be the bridge between many cultures. We are all journeying on this sacred path. We need to share the teachings so that we can better take care of Mother Earth. Together we can teach the younger generations so they can carry on the teachings. 

“All My Relations”
Sam Anderson