Mato Paha or "Bear Mountain" in the Black Hills of Western South Dakota is a sacred site to the Lakota and other Native Americans who believe the Creator Spirit communicates with creatures here through prayers and visions.

 

Welcome to my web site, an educational, non-commercial site.  Here you will find a variety of materials that reflect the diversity of places I have been and subjects I have studied.  Unless otherwise noted, all materials, papers, photos, and writings are protected under applicable copyright laws from re-publication in any electronic, digital, or printed format and protected from commercial use of any kind.  Fair use for personal and/or educational purposes is permitted.  See Title 17 of U.S. Code.

 

Below are Widescreen Photos (1600 X 900) from various locales in Tennessee during the different seasons.  Use any freely for a personal PC Screen Saver.