Medicine Bear Bio:
B.S. Mechanical Engineering, University of Rochester, NY 1967
1968 – 1972 Process Engineer in manufacturing companies.
In 1972 I asked myself “When will I be 26 and single again?”. So I took a plane to London, bought a new 750cc BMW motorcycle, and proceeded to log 33,000 miles in 11 months. All over Europe and trans-Africa from Gibraltar to Nairobi, Kenya.
1974 Operated a second trans-African motorcycle safari with 12 250cc Hondas and a support truck.
1975 – 1978 Operated motorcycle, camping hiking and water safaris in East Africa. Including the transportation of 4 tons of dynamite and 6000 electric detonators to Juba in the Southern Sudan.
1979 -1982 Worked again as a mechanical engineer.
1983 – 2002 Operated my own machine shop business, Zengineering
2003 – present Developing an off the grid community in central Nevada based on the Traditional Peace Principles.
Elder at Art Of Mentoring for 12+ years
Tom Brown's Tracking School 15+ courses
Jon Young Wilderness Awareness Programs
Workshops and ceremony with various elders including Jake Swamp, founder of the Tree of Peace Society.
Teaching and leading ceremony at a teen camp for 12 + years.
Supporting the community that has grown around Carl Big Heart's teachings.