“All that is gold does not glitter, Not all those who wander are lost; The old that is strong does not wither, Deep roots are not reached by the frost. From the ashes a fire shall be woken, A light from the shadows shall spring; Renewed shall be blade that was broken, The crownless, Read More

We go in search of the ancients of Northern California known as the Wa-gas, a race of mystical beings that once largely inhabited the Americas. There are many variations of this myth, but none are so extensively described than by the Yurok, who maintained a deep connection with them. In the legend, they said, Read More

Exploring Northern California, Part 1; In search of Bigfoot.  We go in search of legends regarding the legendary creature known as Bigfoot in the Northern California wilderness. We travel through the epicenter of sightings and camp in some of the most remote and secluded regions that were known to birth the modern Bigfoot craze.

South America, Part 7: Pusharo; We finally reach the mysterious symbols of Pusharo, an ancient wall of petroglyphs deep inside the Amazon jungles of Peru. Could these symbols be a map leading to Paititi, the El Dorado? or are they sacred symbols inscribed by shaman of the Amazon? Places featured: Manú National Park, Peru, Read More

South America, Part 6: Among the Matsigenka. A South American journey into the unexplored legends of lost cities and forgotten people. In this episode we travel up the Madre de Dios River into the Palotoa River and visit the Native Matsigenka village of Palotoa-Teparo. The village itself is situated within the Cultural Zone of, Read More

South America, Part 5: Guardians of the Lost City of Gold. A South American journey into the unexplored legends of lost cities and forgotten people. Places featured: Cloud Forest Atalaya Salvación Port of Santa Cruz Manú National Park

    Last night at Yerba Buena High School in San Jose, California. Went out for an interesting Pow Wow run by the American Indian Alliance. It was good to see my good old friend and medicine man, Ron Pinkman, give the opening speech along with sacred song. I usually tend to photograph and, Read More

“The first men to be created and formed were called the Sorcerer of Fatal Laughter, the Sorcerer of Night, Unkempt, and the Black Sorcerer … They were endowed with intelligence, they succeeded in knowing all that there is in the world. When they looked, instantly they saw all that is around them, and they, Read More

Yesterday I had the awesome opportunity of photographing a good friend of mine.  She is a Coastanoan Ohlone and Chumash California Native, artist and indigenous activist Kanyon Sayers-Roods (Hahashkani, Coyote Woman). Her and her family live in Indian Canyon, southwest of Hollister, and is the only federally recognized indian territory/country along western California from Santa, Read More