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Stumbled on this one and did a double take. TBW has been mentioned before in these two threads on fake Lenape groups.
http://www.newagefraud.org/smf/index.php?action=search2

Link goes to an empty search field. I found these two threads that fit the description:

http://www.newagefraud.org/smf/index.php?topic=321.0
[Quinnipiac Renapi] — 3 mentions.

http://www.newagefraud.org/smf/index.php?topic=966.0
[UELN Wi Ya Sipi Village] — 1 mention.
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Etcetera / Re: Shamanism, New and Old by Jack Forbes
« Last post by Sparks on December 15, 2019, 12:13:16 pm »
Good article to be found Here: http://nas.ucdavis.edu/Forbes/shamanism.html

Favorite part right here:
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"Shamanism" is a new European game. Shouldn't they play it by themselves, without stealing the symbols of indigenous cultures?

Still an article that is very good reading. It is now located at this URL:

http://www.weyanoke.org/reading/jdf-Shamanism-NewAndOld.html
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Non-Frauds / Re: NAFPS Reviews of Nuage Related Films
« Last post by Sparks on December 14, 2019, 06:07:37 am »
Added this. We'll see if they allow it. I'll follow up with editing his bio.

Unfortunately not (from the thread Frank Dearborn AKA Medicine Wolf AKA Eleven Other Aliases):

IMDB refuses to post my review, in fact any of my reviews any more, in petty retaliation for my publicly calling out that they protect the rep of white supremacists like Asa Carter.
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His fake white fur added to the headdress is what makes it look Vegas style and inauthentic.

The beading on a number of headdresses he wears, that's North American, not South. Quechua beadwork worn on the head looks closer to this.
https://www.alamy.com/a-quechua-woman-wearing-the-dress-and-hat-typical-of-the-patacancha-region-spins-yarn-image215443977.html
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Frauds / Re: Ricardo Guillen AKA Ricardo Cheroke AKA Ricardo Cherokee, PlantaDivina.com
« Last post by Sparks on December 10, 2019, 01:23:33 pm »
Portrait size there, at the bottom of this page is a whole body view of them: https://plantadivina.com/center

I couldn't get a link to show that photo here. Instead, I will show a similar one where they are wearing the same clothes.

From the Facebook profile https://www.facebook.com/Ricardo-2299516903415816/:



On closer look, in all fairness, Ricardo's headdress might very well be of Peruvian origin. Compare:

https://lancekinney.zenfolio.com/p643238007/h2458BFAB#h2458bfab
https://lancekinney.zenfolio.com/p643238007/h2458BFAB#h2bba66aa

That of his partner though, to me looks like a North American War bonnet. — Viewpoints please.

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Frauds / Re: Ricardo Guillen AKA Ricardo Cheroke AKA Ricardo Cherokee, PlantaDivina.com
« Last post by Sparks on December 08, 2019, 04:40:25 pm »
There are at least two more Facebook Pages:

https://www.facebook.com/Ricardo-2299516903415816/ [Ricardo]

https://www.facebook.com/plantadivinahealing/ [Planta Divina Center]

58 seconds where "Ricardo the owner and main shaman of the healing center Planta Divina is talking about the life purpose":

https://www.facebook.com/plantadivinahealing/videos/393643358058743/
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Frauds / Re: Ricardo Guillen AKA Ricardo Cheroke AKA Ricardo Cherokee, PlantaDivina.com
« Last post by Sparks on December 08, 2019, 04:14:14 pm »
As is common these days he is also very active on Facebook:

Facebook Profile: https://www.facebook.com/ricardo.cheroke [Ricardo Cheroke]

Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/plantadivina7/ [Ancestral Healing With Ricardo]
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Frauds / Re: Ricardo Guillen AKA Ricardo Cheroke AKA Ricardo Cherokee, PlantaDivina.com
« Last post by Sparks on December 08, 2019, 03:37:06 pm »
Halfway down is him and his partner in Vegas style faux Indian outfits. https://plantadivina.com/home

Portrait size there, at the bottom of this page is a whole body view of them: https://plantadivina.com/center

There you can see that it's just their head gear that's "Vegas style faux Indian".

Almost everything else on that site is about Peru, the Amazon, Amazonia. Their center is in Peru. So why do they need to show off with this fake North American stuff? Another gimmick to attract clueless New Agers?
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Frauds / Re: Ricardo Guillen AKA Ricardo Cheroke AKA Ricardo Cherokee, PlantaDivina.com
« Last post by Sparks on December 08, 2019, 03:17:37 pm »
Bio admits he lost touch with family at 12. Mostly Nuage elements he teaches to white Europeans.
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https://plantadivina.com/healers
Ricardo is the owner of the centre, a humble and very powerful shaman. His shamanic name is Ricardo Cheroke and he was born on September 30, 1982, in Cuzco, Peru. His parents are descendants of the Incas...left his family at the age of twelve....

On the front page of the same site it's claimed that it was at the age of eleven years, not twelve:

Welcome to Planta Divina
Welcome to the exclusive and holistic healing centre PLANTA DIVINA! Planta Divina is a healing centre that rescues indigenous knowledge. Here we are dedicated to heal with the use of sacred master plants like Ayahuasca and San Pedro/ Wachuma. We offer in a loving family atmosphere treatments to heal physical and emotional problems, addictions, depression and other serious diseases. The creator of this centre Ricardo Cheroke dedicates his whole life to the studies of plants and to his divine music. He left his family when he was eleven years old to travel first through Peru and then all over the world in his mission to heal people who need transformation and illumination.

(Bolding in original text, except the first part of the last sentence bolded by me.)

Isn't this typical of frauds? It's hard to remember your lies from moment to moment, so the basic story changes all the time, because it was invented fiction from the beginning. Is that the case here, too?
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Got a request about him. Ayahuasca seller pandering to Europeans, dressing up like a Hollywood Indian.

This links IDs him by his legal name Guillen.
https://awakenedsounds.com/ricardo-collection-special/

Halfway down is him and his partner in Vegas style faux Indian outfits.
https://plantadivina.com/home

Bio admits he lost touch with family at 12. Mostly Nuage elements he teaches to white Europeans.
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https://plantadivina.com/healers
Ricardo is the owner of the centre, a humble and very powerful shaman. His shamanic name is Ricardo Cheroke and he was born on September 30, 1982, in Cuzco, Peru. His parents are descendants of the Incas...left his family at the age of twelve....
 
He could also see his power animal, which is a black tiger or a puma.... After some time in the Amazon he met a seventy-year-old grandmother of Australian origin who lived many years in the rainforest. She felt the deep connection that Ricardo had with the Pachamama and his music. She decided to invite him to the Ayahuasca ceremony in her house in Padrecocha in Iquitos. After seventeen years of practice in an individual way Ricardo had his first group ceremony which was organized by her. After that he started to be in service to heal and help other people. He felt his inner calling deeply to serve and understood that he needed to have more initiations from other teachers as well to be fully prepared to share his shamanic wisdom all around the world. 

...In this month of preparation, they had ceremonies every day together with the intention of purifying the body and transmitting great power to Ricardo. The Maestro taught him how to heal with herbs, eggs, candles, fire [This is curanderismo, Catholic folk healing.]

In the Achuar tradition [On the other link Guillen claims to be Quechua] the Maestros transmit power directly to the initiate when the student is completely ready. This is called the Sinsac, which is the power of the Maestro to the initiate, so that the student in the future can be a Maestro as well. Luis Alberto Catan Shiqui could see already at the ceremony that Ricardo is going to travel to Thailand and many other countries in the world.

At the age of thirty Ricardo arrived in Thailand where a group of foreigners appeared who spoke with him that they were very interested in a Peruvian shaman that is working with Ayahuasca.

His first ceremony in Asia was with 25 participants. And then every 15 days he did at least two ceremonies with a lot of people. The participants could understand that Ricardo has a genuine connection with the plants, a great preparation and powerful initiations.

After a year Ricardo travelled to Amsterdam where he performed eight ceremonies. Then he returned to Thailand and decided to study English in order to communicate better with his patients. He was also in Macedonia, Bulgaria, Romania, Austria, Russia, Mexico and many other countries in the world.

He follows this path with humility, with the single purpose to heal and to offer sacred rituals with music therapy, crystal therapy, sound healing and to work with traditional plants of the Amazon.
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