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    By walt | August 17, 2011

    White buffalo Calf Woman Bronze Sculpture

    Click on above link to see vedio

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    Wounded Knee Memorial in the “Spirit of Reconciliation”

    By walt | August 10, 2011

     

    !890 Wounded Knee Memorial

    Walters Art Quest began in 1990 the 100thanniversary of the Massacre at Wounded Knee 1890. The sculptures of the hundreds of Native American  men, woman and children slaughtered that Christmas season in 1890. It is a way of making peace within himself.He say’s “ Grandfather  Joseph taught us that when one has a polarity of emotions the relief comes from taking a prayerful physical action. Once that is started you are catapulted into the Spiritual purpose of the polarity and directed into the center of the Medicine Wheel to a place of Transformational Potential.” Thus Walter began his healing, that has transformed others.

    What happened at Wounded Knee was a dark moment in the Soul of America. “Manifest Destiny” Americas justification to dominate and capture territory and all its natural resources. Truth is there was tons of Gold  on their Reservation in those Black Hills and some white men wanted to take it.  The Government Policy was to wipe out the Buffalo and other wild game to starve the Indians into submission. We “Humans” are the only species that keeps another species from eating.

    Some facts many Americans don’t know is that the 7thCalvary who had Bigfoot’s tribe captured at Wounded Knee was the remnants of Custer’s 7th Calvary who attacked the Indians and was then  killed at Little Bighorn. Also the Indians at Wounded Knee where on their own land allotted in the 1868 Treaty. Bigfoot’s band was protecting his people and escaped 14 days earlier from a Northern reservation after Sitting Bull was assassinated. Back then the Indians where not allowed to travel freely to other visit other areas (divide and concur US policy).Scared they where on their way to Pine Ridge to meet with Red Cloud; who had negotiated better relations with the US Government through his victories and political skills.  Bigfoot and his  Band were disarmed 3 times, even the sewing awls where confiscated from the women. The Army set up on the high ground with Hotchkiss 3.2 cannons zeroed in on both Men’s camp and the separate Women and  Children’s camp.  The evening before, a merchant wagon delivered supplies including a barrel of whiskey to the 7tjh Calvary soldiers. The next Morning a loud crack sound was heard and the order was give to start what became a Massacre. Did you know 36 Medals of Honor where given to the soldiers for this hour of on slot?

    Each sculptures carries a representations of those killed.  “Walter says he will continue to sculpt these spirits as long as he is guided,  ”I just work here, I’m not in charge” ,  in fact he never sculpted before this Quest began”.

    He goes  on to explain,”When one goes on a Vision Quest to listen for a calling he/she sits for days with no food or water praying for a vision, a mission or a healing. A person would go in a humble way alone to lament and be with the Great Mystery for days and nights. Once the person takes the pledge and begins physical action ie. ties prayer flags to send his voice above, in that moment, Spiritual Reconciliation, the Quest  begins to carry him. Far as I know the record for Vision Quest is 40 days and 40 nights by a Jewish Carpenter.

    He continues, “Same thing for a Art Quest.  An artist pledges to Spirit and hangs his/her prayer flags, thus begins the journey of mental, emotional and physical actions necessary of the artists’ medium. The artist then moves into a place of Transformational Potential (some call zero point) and is carried by Spirit along the journey of creation. This Joint Venture with Spirit  may have  trials, tribulations, visions, mental and emotional upheavals, insights, mistakes,  peace and bliss.  Animals, people, dreams and all creation will bring you gifts of encouragement and test along the way. The artist job is to pay attention to the signs along the trail of the quest and to offer it all up to Spirit.   

    Vision- “I would love to see the day (should they choose) when the 7th generation descendants of the 7th Calvary and the 7th generation descendants of the survivors of Wounded Knee meet on the hill at Wounded Knee for a healing Ceremony and offer up to the Great Mystery  those Medals of Honor”.

    His Art Quest contiues today.

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    The Old House on Saxon

    By walt | July 18, 2011

    Dad said I would knock those red bricks loose if I kept pitching the hard ball against em. I’d draw a strike zone with an old sheetrock chalk on the red bricks  and pitch as hard as I could; hoping some scout  would drive by and see me then sign me to the minor leauge  Houston Buff’s . Those dreamy summer days in the 50″s. 

    Most of the time my pitching practices ended abruply with a crash of broken glass windows to the right. Another wild brush back pitch flying high and way inside.

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    Lightning Medicine Cloud

    By walt | July 1, 2011

     

    Wednesday I went to the naming ceremony for the White Buffalo that was born May 12th near Greenville Texas.  The Sacred Calf born during a thunderstorm has been christened “Lightning Medicine Cloud”.

    The owners of the ranch Arby and Pat Little Soldier where gracious host and spoke of the birth of “LIGHTNING MEDICINE CLOUD” as a gift from the Great Mystery for all PEOPLE all NATIONS and the WORLD.

    Personally I felt Joy all day long. The goose bumps and chills kept me cool until the ceremony finished then I nearly passed out from the 100 degree heat.

    I honor those in full regalia dancing in the heat and doing ceremony for all in Human tribe.

    I feel much hope from this gift from creator.

    "LIGHTING MEDICINE CLOUD"the WARRIORS STAND GUARD

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    “The Giving Tree” by walt stewart Enjoy

    By walt | June 24, 2011

    "The Giving Tree" Eric, Kelly and Doug on the "ole rope swing" Bronze

     

    The Giving Tree what a great book by Shel Silverstein so sad and poignant. The tree is “Greatness” Grandfather used to tell us around a camp fire. “the tree is stored sunlight” .

     I loved to watch children swinging on the rope swing in our yard. They came from all around the neighborhood to play what they called pile on.  The tree was blown down years later in a Huricane. What do you feel when you look at this frozen moment in time.

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    Back to Song Writing

    By walt | February 22, 2011

    Spent last night jamming with my brothers they are so talented in song writing. Been working on one that my Godson Carter popped out with this summer. He amazed me with a bass lic and slide that set us rolling in the lyrics. I find the song writing process much like sculpting with found objects. I have a pile of Material (read Junk) people keep contributing to here at the ranch, it seems just when I need a shape for one of the sculptures, shazam , the object shows up. Other times I its the opposite and I go from there. Either way I don’t fight with the process just stay with it as long as the energy is flowing then I walk away, then come back  sometime later, only  from a different angle of approach. This way I can feel the third and fourth dimension of the shape of the art be it Song or Sculpture.

    …….more later- Walt

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    White Buffalo Calf Woman

    By walt | September 13, 2010

    White Buffalo Calf Woman

    White Buffalo Calf Woman

     

    It was told around the villages for millennium that a Sacred Woman appeared to the Lakota people bringing the “Chanupa” (sacred Pipe) for their use here on earth. This is my interpretation of what I heard from Unci (Grandmother) long ago. 

    A long time back before time was captured by time pieces and clock radios. The ancestors of the Lakota nation told of a Holy event that happened in the Black Hills area of  Turtle island. The people where hungry and needed to find the Buffalo nation to survive the fast approaching winter. The seer’s prayed and sent two scouts to search for their brothers and sisters the  Buffalo. 

    The two scouts rode off and made camp for 3 days searching  for the herd. On the fourth day they spotted a cloud of dust far off and watched as yellow buffalo came towards them out of the dust. The yellow buffalo charged towards them and then rolled on the ground creating another cloud of dust. Out of this cloud came charging a Red Buffalo. It too rolled and created a third cloud of dust and a Black buffalo came forth towards the scouts who were by then totally enthralled at what was happening right in front of their eyes. The Black buffalo fell to the ground and began rolling creating the fourth cloud of dust and from this cloud a White buffalo appeared walked toward them and when it was close  transformed into a beautiful Woman who walked right up to the scouts. 

    She was wearing a beautiful ceremonial dress made of white buckskin. On her dress was a beaded red rose. The dazzling reflected sunlight made it look like no rose of this world. She walked the final steps approaching the two men. 

    One of the men wanted her sexually and took a step toward her. He immediately was turned into a pile of skull and bones . 

    The other knew she was Holy and he knelt before her and asked “how may I help you Sacred Woman”? 

    She talked to him with her mind. Return to your village and tell the people that in four days she would bring them a gift. She communicated to him how to construct a large ceremonial lodge to receive her and the gift. 

    She then turned and walked into a fast appearing white cloud and the wind picked up and blew the cloud away. In its place he saw a white buffalo running toward the horizon. 

    Seven days later the villagers where ready to receive her with a new Lodge they had built according to her wishes. 

    In the distance a scout spotted a cloud of dust forming in the nearby valley and the criers sang out.  Out of the cloud came a yellow buffalo. And the people where amazed when it rolled in the dirt and came up Red. Charged toward them and rolled in to a cloud of dust and came out Black. On the forth rolled the Buffalo came out of the cloud of dust White and walked to the edge of the village laid down and rolled a dust cloud. Out of the cloud walked the most beautiful Maiden carrying a bundle in her arms. She did not speak words yet told them plenty as she walked into the Sacred Lodge. 

    Inside she knelt by the fire pit laid the bundle she was carrying on the ground carefully, as if it was a child. She began slowly opening the bundle. Inside were a Pipe stem and a pipe bowl. She pick both pieces up one in each had and with her mind spoke. This is the pipe stem he represents the masculine. She held up her other hand. This is the pipe bowl  she represents the feminine. She put the two together making the sacred pipe whole and told them. When ever the Feminine has received the masculine surely the creator is present. 

    She then took a pinch of kinni-kinnick (Indian tobacco) from the bundle and held it up in the air towards the heavens saying this represents the Great Mystery . She placed it into the sacred pipe. Then took another pinch of kinic kinic held it to the heavens and said this represents the winged ones. She kept filling the pipe with blessings to the four legged, fishes, crawling ones, tall ones (trees), waters, star nation and finally the two legged (people) those in pain and suffering, orphans and those locked up spiritually in resentment and fear. And so the whole Universe and beyond was now represented inside the Sacred Pipe. She took a piece of fire and placed it in the pipe then drew in smoke and blew it towards the east and prayed then towards the south , the west and north. 

    She drew smoke and blew it towards the heavens and finally she blew smoke and touched the pipe to the earth. White Buffalo Calf Woman stood and held the pipe bowl towards her heart and the stem towards the heavens and she prayed for the people that they would thrive in harmony with Nature and the web of life would hold together because we are all related.  She then gave the people the sacraments to use the pipe in  the Sweat Lodge, Vision Quest, Adoption, Sun Dance, and Healings ceremony. Some sacraments  have been lost through the years because of laws prohibiting the practice of their religion. 

    Until the American Indian Religious Freedom Act was passed in 1978. It was created to protect and preserve the traditional religious rights and cultural practices of American Indians.

    White buffalo Calf Woman Bronze Sculpture

    Click on above link to see video

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    Radio Ablation, Teeth and Cancer Treatment

    By walt | August 6, 2010

    Hello everyone I wanted to get this quick blurb out about Cancer and the connection to dental cavitations. Cavitations are pockets in mouth  jaw area where anaerobic bacteria from (injury, extraction or root canals) that may be producing a super neurotoxin causing cancer directly down the same side of your body.

    How to check to see if you have one (they may or may not hurt or bleed). Get a thermal scan of your body. A thermal scan will show hots spot of inflammation. Also a thermal scan can pick up cancer about 7 years before a mammogram will.

    For more info  read …am I dead yet  by Fred Hughes or go directly to,    Cancercured.org

    or call 888-943-2563

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    How’s your Hedge Fund now Baby

    By walt | December 31, 2009

    How’s your Hedge Fund now Baby by walt stewart c 2009 

     

      Momma’s holding kitchen court  there’s nothing to eat

      Says  she’s got to  rest her weary feet    

      Ain’t seen it this bad since Papa lost the still

      When the tea pot boiled over on the S & L bill

     

    Chorus:     and Momma said to Daddy

     How’s your   hedge fund now baby                 

    You still think   it’s    just an accident           

    It’s seven come eleven with  side effects      

    these money changers got no     horse sense

     

     She says it’s a mater of G-eights dysfunction  

       Playing Texas hold-em   at the G-twenty junction

       It’s  no fun trimming  hedges in the big apple

       When blind credit raters are sleeping in the temple

    Chorus:        

     Bridge: I want a raise, ?I wan’t a rasie ….today

     

       In walked  the judge wearing his derivative suit

        Money leaking from the soul of his boot

        Daddy say’s to Momma where’d you get this crap

        She Says  been doing my banking  at the Laundromat

     

    Chorus

    Bridge We want a raise. We want a raise ….today

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    When our belt gets pulled real tight

    By walt | December 30, 2009

     

      

      

      

    When our belt gets pulled real tight

     w. stewart copyright 2009

     

     

    Maslow’s root Chakras

    insist we survive.

    Surfing  chaos like a raptor

    T-rex around the hive.

    Huntin  strange attractors

    Buffalo dressed all white. 

    Eyes open widest when

    The belt gets pulled real tight.

     

     

    Credit defaults, Count-in chickens

    Or did the egg  get the nod  

    Sent our house of sandycards

    Diving like a Cod.

    Flying  from  rubble of

    A falling green façade.

    Can’t call  S.E.C.

    Cause their  the Vice Squad.

     

     Eyes fly wide open When our belts get jerked  real tight,

    I’m at tent city its stone soup again tonight.

    Can’t pay the doctor bills since the bank dropped their kites.

    They sold out my grand kids where’s our Bill of Rights.

     

    EYE above  Pyramid

    Hollow as our Chest .

    Since Captain Jack and Burning Bushes

    Sailed away like the rest.

    Sent the dueling spirals

    And Darwin a new dawn.  

    Wall papered book of faces

    Texted on   and    on   an   on.

     

    Eyes fly wide open When our belts get jerked  real tight,

    I’m at tent city its stone soup again tonight.

    Can’t pay the doctor bills since the bank dropped their kites.

    They sold out my grand kids, who turned out the lite.

     

    Mayan hour glass is empty

    Spring forward then fall back.

    Manic tribe of locust

    Fighting for some PAC.

    Green Zeus we trusted

    Left us an empty sack.                           

    Earth will survive herself

    When our belt gets j-e-r-k-e-d real tight.

     

    Baby’s rock-in  cradle

    There’s  honey in the nest.

    How can we sustain her

    Full ripe Breast.

    We are all in this web

    T’was  Nixon said it best.

    But Gaia plays Dominoes

    Better than the rest.

     

     Eyes fly wide open When our belts get jerked  real tight,

    I’m at tent city its stone soup again tonight.

    Can’t pay the doctor bills since the bank dropped their kite.

    They sold out our grand kids where’s our Bill of Rights.

     

     

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