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Wes Cardinal (Metis) Part 2

No one feels the pain more than a loving parent when one of their children dies. Wes knows this first hand. He didn’t know that when his son walked out the door that day that he would never come home. That evening he found out that his son had died in a fiery crash. They could not see the body because it was burnt. How does one make it through something like this?

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New Life – The Testimony of Jess French (Cherokee)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KiB0H7kzIAE Ever heard voices? Jess has. As a night club entertainer, he was preparing for a show one Friday evening when he heard an unfamiliar voice ask him a strange question. Besides Jess and the bartender, there was no one else around… and the bartender hadn’t said anything. It was disturbing. Jess immediately asked for a straight shot of whiskey and took some pills to try to forget what had just happened. It worked for a while, but alcohol and drugs couldn’t keep the voice from coming back. So instead of running from it, he decided to pursue what he heard. It turned out to be the voice of Truth. Jess French is a member of the Cherokee Nation in Oklahoma. This is his story. Related Content: Jess shares his testimony on The Storyteller: Click here to listen.

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Wes Cardinal (Metis) Part 1

Wes had gotten sick. No one could figure out what was wrong… and it went on and on. Relatives began to wonder if Indian medicine was involved. More than his physical illness though, Wes had a spiritual sickness… and it’s consequences were far greater than his poor health.

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The Fear is Gone – The Story of Eddie Lindsey (Creek)

As a young person, Eddie was afraid of dying. One day he and his aunt had a good talk about it.  If you’ve ever wondered about death you just might be interested in what she shared with him. Eddie also reflects on the influence that his father had on him. He always knew that his daddy loved him though he never heard the words. One day something happened in his father’s life that would impact the whole family. Daddy was different… he was changed. He didn’t drink anymore. That gave Eddie hope that he could change too.

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Rick Burnette (Lumbee)

I went up to the car and snatched the car door open and told him get out, but when he got out, he got out with a 357 magnum, and he placed the gun on my forehead and he said,

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Don Robinson (Tuscarora)

Don was born on the Tuscarora reservation in New York. His parents split up when he was young and for a time ended up living off the reservation when his mother remarried. As you’ll hear, those were interesting days. But the most significant event of his life took place at camp.

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Gary Quequish (Oji-Cree) Part 2

A miracle happened the day that Gary met the Lord. Everything changed. Some might say that he chose the whiteman’s religion. Gary says no. Jesus came for all people. The change that came into his life, and the life of his family – is pretty challenging evidence to ignore.

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Gary Quequish (Oji-Cree) Part 1

What the listener should know… Gary recorded this testimony shortly after he was told he only had weeks to live. Regardless of whether the doctor was right or not, Gary’s faith in Jesus is unwavering. And when you hear how he came to that faith, you will understand why.

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Sam Herman (Cup’ik) Part 2

“Ten horse is not fast enough for going, 22 foot long wooden boat”, Sam said as he recalled the moments after his side had been laid open by a shotgun blast. When your injury is life-threatening, things like that seem to matter more.

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Sam Herman (Cup’ik) Part 1

I born Cup’ik, real Eskimo. I didn’t born in the spring but I born at grass. No, no spring brat. Sod house, and my blanket is all those grasses put together, and those are my mattress.

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