Private Sessions November 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th & 7th
David Nakyahongva ( Courageous Standing Bear) Mowa is the son of Augustine Mowa Sr. and Tessie Mowa, and belongs to the Sun Clan. He was the Chief of Da-daw-kiva for 16 years.
David Nakyahongva and his family make teas, ointments, and capsules from plants that are gathered traditionally in Hopi and its surrounding bio-region.
His father is the eldest Hopi medicine man, and now in his 90’s, continues to work on the people of his village of Shungopavi, other tribes from neighboring areas, and non-natives from afar.
David travels to Six Nations in Canada four times a year to work on people at a clinic space established for him. This is his 4th visit to Northern California.