Velma Memnuk (Cree) Part 210/05/15
Velma shares the rest of her story... how she ended up in Bible school, adjusted to a new culture, and about what it was like to live with someone who drank. She offers hope to those who are struggling.
Velma Memnuk (Cree) Part 1
Velma is from Goodfish Lake, Alberta. It was a hard life, but it was good. She grew up in a log house and lived off the land. They had wild meat, a garden, cows, and chickens. "We all had to work to survive." Her mother kept things going at home and...
Rick Billy (Choctaw) Part 2
There are things that money can't buy. Money can't buy love, peace, or real friends. But money was what Rick pursued. He worked hard and put his relationship with his Creator aside. It affected his family too. It all came apart though when Rick was...
Rick Billy (Choctaw) Part 1
Rick grew up on a farm in Oklahoma. It was a good life for him. In his youth, he realized that there was something more to this life. He believed that there was a superior being and recognized the need to be right with God. And so in 1968 he made the...
Larry Tsingine (Navajo/Hopi) Part 2
Larry shares about his bout with depression and suicidal thoughts. It was then that he realized that he needed to get serious about the relationship that he had with Jesus Christ. He knew that he had to stay close to Him in order to be able to walk in...
Larry Tsingine (Navajo/Hopi) Part 1
Larry was born in Winslow, Arizona and eventually made his way to Tuba City. He is half Hopi and half Navajo. He was raised mainly on the Navajo side with the Navajo traditions. But family was important on both sides. Listen as Larry shares how he was...
George Olsen (Aleut)
Growing up in the village can be difficult. There are many influences that can bring a person down. Many lives have been destroyed through alcohol, drugs, and painful experiences. That could have been George's story... but it isn't. Listen as he...
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. Those were interesting days. But the most significant event of his happened...
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...
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...
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, ?I?ll blow your brains out.? Me, I didn?t care. I said, ?Pull the trigger,...
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...
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.
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. Most of the time I sleep in steam baths where they make big fire,...
Charlotte Evans (Saulteaux)
Life at home was not what Charlotte wanted. The alcohol made it difficult for her to be there. So she ran away looking for something better. She hoped that in doing so the authorities would place her in a foster home. They didn't. So she eventually...
Fred Evans (Cree)
Have you ever been so close to death that only the hand of someone else could save you? That's Fred story. His story would never have been told if his friend hadn't tried to reach for him one last time. Listen as Fred share how he fell off the boat...
Lawrence Alfred (Navajo) Part 3
"He said to me, 'Your running away from something. I sense that you are married and you're running around with these ladies.' I didn't have the ability to tell him to quit talking to me because he was a good friend of mine. He handed me over a Bible...
Lawrence Alfred (Navajo) Part 2
The medicine man told Lawrence that someone had witched him. They wanted him to leave his wife and family, and eventually kill himself. But even after dealing with this curse, things got worse for Lawrence. He needed something that the medicine man...
Lawrence Alfred (Navajo) Part 1
Lawrence was raised on the Navajo reservation in Tuba City, Arizona. He has seen a lot of changes over the years, from dirt roads to paved roads... from horse-drawn wagons to the automobile. He married a Christian gal and his boy believed too. God...
Richard Paul (Maliseet) Part 3
When Richard finally decided not to worry about what others thought, he publicly went forward to accept Jesus as his Savior. His life changed. Drugs and alcohol were left behind and God restored his marriage. Richard is a musician who sings about his...
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