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Re: Official Nemenhah Online College of Healing
« Reply #30 on: November 09, 2009, 05:17:13 am »
Just thought I'd post a little good news.


http://www.azcentral.com/offbeat/articles/2009/11/07/20091107forcedchemo-ON.html




Minnesota teen who fled chemo is now cancer-free


Nov. 7, 2009 02:58 PM
Associated Press


MINNEAPOLIS - A Minnesota teen who fled the state to avoid chemotherapy has finished his cancer treatment.

Daniel Hauser of Sleepy Eye underwent his final radiation session Friday, and his family says the 13-year-old is cancer-free.

Daniel gained national attention when he stopped treatment after one session in February and fled, citing his religious beliefs. After he returned, he underwent court-ordered chemo to treat Hodgkin's lymphoma, then started radiation therapy.

Family spokesman Dan Zwakman tells KSTP-TV everything is going as planned. A call to the family's home from The Associated Press rang unanswered Saturday.

A Brown County judge has asked for reports from Brown County Family Services and Daniel's doctor. If everything looks good, the case will likely be closed.
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Re: Official Nemenhah Online College of Healing
« Reply #31 on: November 09, 2009, 03:42:18 pm »
That's excellent.  My best hope is that through all this, his mother had an epiphany of common sense.  Here's to a long healthy and productive life Daniel!

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Re: Official Nemenhah Online College of Healing
« Reply #32 on: November 24, 2010, 08:12:56 pm »
Very disturbing news that happened back in October but hasn't gotten much attention. I just got contacted by a reporter in Springfield. One of Nemenah's "healers" had claimed to be a midwife. She's been charged with manslaughter for causing the death of a baby.

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http://www.cafemom.com/group/416/forums/read/12454054/Midwife_charged_with_Involuntary_manslaughter

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- A midwife from Schell City is charged with causing the death of a newborn baby nearly a year ago.  Greene County prosecutors believe Elaine Diamond should have sent the baby's mother to a hospital sooner than two days after labor started.

Diamond is charged with first-degree involuntary manslaughter or, in the alternative, first-degree child endangerment.  For a conviction, both charges carry a possible prison sentence as long as seven years.  By charging "in the alternative," prosecutors give a judge or a jury a choice, based on how the facts of the case emerge.

The manslaughter charge says "the defendant recklessly caused the death" of the baby by failing to seek adequate medical intervention" when the "birth became prolonged and/or complicated."  The child endangerment charge says "the defendant knowingly acted in a manner that created a substantial risk to the life (of the baby) by failing to seek adequate medical intervention."

The probable cause statement used as the basis of the charge says the baby, identified in court papers as both R.D. and R.G., was born on Oct. 26, 2009, after 48 hours of labor at a home in Springfield.  The mother's water broke on Oct. 24 and Diamond, the mother's midwife, and Diamond's daughter attended to her before Diamond decided that she needed to go to a hospital three hours after the baby's head crowned.  The birth went no further at the family's home, despite the mother "actively pushing" for those three hours.

The baby's head finally emerged as the father drove the mother to the hospital.  A doctor said the baby was blue when it was born with the umbilical cord wrapped around his neck, "a common condition that is easily corrected at hospitals."

R.D. died at the hospital about four days later after his parents chose to take him off a ventilator that was keeping him alive.  A doctor told an investigator that the baby likely would have been born safely by cesarean section if the mother had come to the hospital soon after her water broke.

According to the PC statement, another doctor who was present at the birth, Dr. David Redfern, said Diamond likely should have allowed the mother to push for no more than two hours before seeking medical help.  Redfern, who talked to Diamond at the hospital, said the midwife told him that she knew the baby's heart rate was slowing down, which the doctor said is "a clear sign that the baby needs to go to the hospital."

In the probable cause statement, a detective wrote that Redfern questioned whether Diamond is properly certified as a midwife.  He also said Redfern believed Diamond improperly tried to help the mother by giving her vitamin supplements and herbal remedies during the birth.

"I asked him why he thought (the mother) was not able to deliver R.D. at home and Dr. Redfern stated he thought it was the inexperience and panic of the midwife.  He said this because, after talking to Dr. Mullins, the ER doctor that delivered R.D. in the parking lot, that Dr. Mullins stated he was able to deliver the baby very easily with gentle downward traction.

"Dr. Redfern stated during the interview that, in his opinion, Elaine Diamond was negligent in her care of (the mother and baby).  Diamond told Redfern that she was not collaborating with a physician, but did have a 'friendly' doctor that she could contact.  He said that certified nurse midwifes (CNM) would have access to lab work and ultrasounds.  CNMs work closely with doctors and don't perform home births.

"Dr. Redfern then showed me the paperwork I had previously seen showing that Elaine Diamond had been banned from praticing midwifery in the State of Colorado."
Diamond wrote the detective a letter two weeks after the baby died.

"The letter contained a copy of the front and back of a business card.  The card was issued by the Nemenhah Band and Native American Traditional Organization (Oklevucha Native American Church of Sanpete) and it certified Elaine Diamond as a Medicine Woman/Traditional Spiritual Leader.  This was effective as of 2009 and was issued by Cloudpiler, the Elected Principle Medicine Chief," the detective wrote.

"I later looked up the internet address nemenhah.org and noticed that the address was a P.O. box in Stockton, MO, which is where Diamond's P.O. Box is located."

The detective later got information from Colorado that Diamond had "engaged in a midwife birth of a child without being licensed by the State of Colorado or by the American College of Midwifes.  During this child birth, a complication ensued when the placenta could not be properly delivered.  Diamond then administered three doses of pitocin to try and stop the bleeding.  When this did not work emergency personnel were called and the mother was transported to the hospital and given two pints of blood.  Diamond and her co-worker fled the scene prior to EMS being able to interview them."

The detective, Cpl. Eric Reece, says a medical examiner concludes R.D. died from "anoxia (absence of oxygen) following a difficult delivery."  The medical examiner found no other "abnormality, perinatal infection, or other problem to explain the difficult delivery."

A judge issued a warrant for Diamond on Friday and set her bond at $25,000.  A condition of her bond will be that she not practice midwifery, not practice medicine, and not be present at the birth of any child, or prenatal or postpartum care."

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Re: Official Nemenhah Online College of Healing
« Reply #33 on: November 26, 2010, 02:44:59 pm »
Longer version of the story with more information.

I've also seen the probable cause statement by police. Diamond apparently stayed behind to clean up the scene while the couple went to the hospital. So evidence was lost.
Diamond also made some other obvious mistakes like not checking for Group B Strep and thinking you could treat that with Vitamin C and Echinacea. She also gave the woman demartini blue and kohash.

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Springfield News-Leader (Missouri)

October 9, 2010 Saturday

Midwife facing criminal charges after baby's death

BYLINE: By, Kathryn Wall

SECTION: MAIN; Pg. A1

LENGTH: 806 words


News-Leader

A Schell City woman who called herself a midwife faces criminal charges after a child died of what medical professionals called preventable causes.

Authorities allege Elaine Marie Diamond, 52, allowed a woman to spend almost three days in labor before taking the mother to the hospital. The baby died days later because of complications from the birth.

Diamond has been charged with involuntary manslaughter with the alternative of child endangerment.


According to court documents, the mother text messaged Diamond Oct. 26, 2009, when her water broke. The documents then describe Diamond "eventually" showing up at the house around 2 p.m.

The mother spent the next two days in a birthing pool in her living room in labor.

By Oct. 26 the baby had crowned, but after three hours of actively pushing, the baby had still not been born, the mother told authorities.

By this time, both the mother and father were asking if they should go to the hospital, but Diamond allegedly said she had things under control.

Minutes later, Diamond told the couple to go to the hospital.

The baby was born in the couple's car in the St. John's Hospital parking lot.

"(The mother) said that when he was born, the umbilical cord was wrapped around his neck and he was blue," the probable cause statement said.

The baby was put on a ventilator and suffered some brain damage. The parents later decided to take him off life support four days later.

Several red flags

Two doctors were interviewed in the time after the baby was admitted to the hospital.

The first doctor, a pediatrician, said the baby's wrapped umbilical cord was an easily corrected problem that could have been taken care of at the hospital.

"Dr. Stevens also stated that (the mother) should not have been allowed to labor at home as long as Diamond let her," the probable cause statement said.

Springfield police also interviewed Dr. David Redfern, who delivered the mother's placenta and was present when she came to the hospital.

"Dr. Redfern began the interview by stating that there were several events in (the mother's) childbirth that were of concern," the probable cause statement said. "The first was that she had a ruptured membrane for over 48 hours. Dr. Redfern stated that this was always a red flag."

He said the second concern was the umbilical cord situation, although he said it's not uncommon for an umbilical cord to get wrapped around a child's neck during birth.

"Dr. Redfern stated that, in his opinion, the prolonged labor was high risk and should not have been dealt with outside of the hospital," the statement said.

Not a certified midwife

Redfern said he had a conversation with Diamond at the hospital, where she told him she was a certified practicing midwife. Authorities say she's not.

Debbie Pulley, director of public education and advocacy for the North American Registry of Midwives, said her organization has not certified Diamond as a midwife.

The registry's requirements to be certified as a midwife include helping at at least 20 births, being the primary delivery person at at least 20 births, doing at least 75 prenatal exams, examining at least 20 newborns, doing 40 postpartum exams and taking an 8-hour written exam.

But Pulley said Diamond can still call herself a midwife even if she isn't certified by any organization.

"If she calls herself a midwife, she is a midwife," Pulley said.

Documents she provided as part of the investigation describe her as a medicine woman.

It's unclear whether her medicine woman/traditional spiritual leader card certification -- issued by Chief Cloudpiler of the Nemenhah Band and Native American Traditional Organization -- qualifies under Missouri's law involving midwives.

In 2007, a provision in a Missouri health insurance required some type of medical background before being able to perform a birth. The provision was struck down in 2008 as unconstitutional.

The current law requires a "ministerial or tocological certification."

"Inexperience, panic"

Police asked Redfern why he thought Diamond couldn't deliver the baby.

"Dr. Redfern stated he thought it was the inexperience and panic of the midwife," the report said. "He said this because after talking to Dr. Mullins, the ER doctor that delivered (the baby) in the parking lot, that Dr. Mullins stated he was able to deliver the baby very easily with gentle downward traction."

Not the first difficulty

Court documents show that Diamond has had previous complaints about her midwife practices.

Prosecutors allege another incident earlier this year also endangered a mother and child.
Details about that incident weren't available Friday.

Diamond is barred from practicing midwifery in Colorado after an incident where a woman almost bled to death. In Colorado, a midwife has to be licensed with the state, which Diamond wasn't.

Reporter Sarah Okeson contributed to this report.

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Re: Official Nemenhah Online College of Healing
« Reply #34 on: October 25, 2012, 04:58:37 pm »
Those so called "elders" are quite a bunch....

 His Excellency Charles McWilliams-Apparently his title came from the Pope. He runs a health center in the Caribbean island of St Kitts.
http://www.thestkittsnevisobserver.com/jun1308/news8a.htm

So why is one of the "Pope's knights" from St Kitts part of an alleged Native band in Utah?


McWilliams emailed us and denies he has any involvement at all with Nemenhah.

Since Nemenah and Landis claim as "elders" a man who passed away many years ago, it's entirely possible he could be lying about McWilliams and possibly some or all of the other "elders."

Landis is a convicted serial con man after all.

I also urged McWilliams to contact Nemenhah and get his name removed from their site.

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Re: Official Nemenhah Online College of Healing
« Reply #35 on: October 27, 2012, 01:31:29 pm »
Landis simultaneously claimed Nemenhah doesn't have McWilliams on their site, and also removed his name on lawyer's advice.

Here's the emails between us, first McWilliams, then Landis, then me.

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I request and demand you remove my name from your website: Charles McWilliams

I have nothing to do with your organization.

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Hello Charles,
 
The website you cite is not owned by Nemenha.  It is a website entirely dedicated to the destruction of the Nemenhah through false representation and claims.  We have no control over what they put on their site.  I suggest you contact them with your demand. 

As for the Nemenhah Website, all reference to you was removed many years ago, as per your request, and the suggestion of Counsel.
 
In future, it might be wisest for one in so august a position as you enjoy to exercise some due diligence of wild and unverified claims, such as the one your moderator has made.  It might color your good name and reputation.
 
Walk Sacred,
Cloudpiler

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Mr. Landis, who calls himself Cloupiler, is either lying or forgetful. They do have you listed on their site.
http://www.nemenhah.org/images/pdf/ezines/Ezine_Aug_Sept_07.pdf
 
They reprinted an article of yours, but altered the ending to make it appear you endorse them or were joining them.
 
Mr. Landis is a convicted con artist in the US, with multiple convictions on several states.

He is best known for his "band" making a "medicine man" out of a 13 year old boy and then urging him to refuse cancer treatment. After a public outcry, the "band" reluctantly allowed treatment.
 
Landis poses as Blackfoot Indian but the Blackfoot tribe has publicly denounced him as a liar.

And he is being melodramatic. We put out warnings on imposters who pose as Native medicine people. Landis is only one of hundreds.
 
Landis's long criminal record and other sordid dealings are in the thread on him.
 
Good luck in getting your name and article removed. I'd be quite amused to see the results once you forward this message to the old con artist and see him try to defend his criminal record, falsehoods, and almost killing a young child.
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Re: Phil Landis & Nemenhah Band, an Oklehueva or ONAC chapter
« Reply #36 on: October 27, 2014, 02:25:25 pm »
James Mooney publicly defended Nemenhah and Landis at this site below. In fact Mooney seems to indicate he knew Landis was a convicted serial con man.

Much of the article is worth reposting because it points out Landis is basically doing a fraudulent knockoff of Mormon beliefs.

So is one of the comments, where a man lost his mother to Landis's and ONAC's phony treatments.

First is Mooney's defense of Landis, then the relevant portion of the article, then the comment by a man whose mother was killed by Landis's urging her to avoid medical care.

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James WFE Mooney   Sep 8,2010 10:20 am     

When Oklevueha NAC authorized Phil ‘Cloudpilier’ Landis Independent Branch of Oklevueha NAC, we were familiar of Mr. Landis personal history and of his heritage. We found him to be very astute in his knowledge of the plant kingdom and a distant descendent of Chief Joseph. However, this knowledge was not the deciding factor of Phil receiving a Independent Branch of Oklevueha NAC, the spirit to strengthen by protecting Mr. Landis already blossoming gifts was the major motivation. He has brought nothing but honor and respect of service to Oklevueha NAC and his heritage.

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....The Nemenhah’s websites claim, however, that the people known as the Nemenhah came to North America from the Middle East before the Christian era, and settled in the Four Corners area. Records (the Mentinah Archives) of their history and beliefs were preserved there, and only were recently (2004) translated into English. If this history sounds awfully like what is in the Book of Mormon, then it may interest you to know that the Nemenhah supposedly joined Hagoth, a figure in the BoM, when he left his homeland.

The LDS church, however, does not recognize the Mentinah Archives as authentic. The irony there is so thick you could cut it with a knife.

For suggested initial and monthly “donations,” you too can become a member of the Nemenhah, can buy their tribal medicinals, and can even sell them to your friends and family by joining the Nemenhah MLM.

Being afforded “spiritual adoption” means protection under federal law, the Nemenhah website says. “As a Nemenhah Medicine Man or Woman you will be able to practice your Healing Ministry under the full weight and protection of the Native American Free Exercise of Religion Act 1993 (NAFERA) and the Religious Freedom Restoration Act 1993 (RFRA).”

There is no archeological or historical evidence of a people named the Nemenhah living in the Four Corners, however. (There is also no similar evidence corroborating the Book of Mormon, but that’s another story.) The US Bureau of Indian Affairs and Native American organizations do not recognize the Nemenhah as a valid tribe or nation, either.

Contrary to Native American practice, the Nemenhah’s online healing academy charges money (aka donations) for training to be a medicine man or woman. The Hausers, including Daniel, are medicine men, according to news reports.

You cannot become a member of a recognized Native American nation, tribe or people by paying money. To gain membership, your ancestors had to have been Native Americans, and you have to prove it. Saying your great-grandfather was Cherokee, for example, does not mean you are a Cherokee.

For that matter, paying money to a church for training or religious education is pretty atypical, unless the church happens to be the Church of Scientology.

The presumed head of the organization, known formally as the Nemenhah Band and Native American Traditional Organization (Oklevueha Native American Church of Sanpete), is Phillip R. Landis, who goes by the pseudo-Native name of “Cloudpiler.” Landis is a naturopath by profession.

Landis, coincidentally, wrote the foreword to the “translation” of the Mentinah Archives and published the English translation. The original texts are supposedly locked away in a safe location, while five unnamed translators voluntarily work on the translation.

Someone on a Mormon forum site challenged the authenticity of the Mentinah Archives. Landis, under the unlikely name of Ea-lea Powitz Peopeo, responded with a lengthy diatribe providing arcane details about the Nemenhah and the archives, all couched in language to appeal to a Mormon readership.

"Those who want a better idea of what the Lord is doing to bring forth these translations can go back and study how the Lord did it with Joseph Smith. It is very similar. The heavens are opened. The original writers and God are very much involved in helping the translators. This should not be a surprise to anyone, yet it is a great stumbling block for many because of the condition the prophets and Christ said the Church and the world would be in in our day. For example, there are those who simply do not believe that God will allow anyone to be a translator unless he is one of the General Authorities of the Church. They don’t recognize that Joseph Smith was a translator before he was called to be the head of the Church. The fact is, God can call anyone He wants to be a translator, even an ignorant farm boy."

More of his rationalizations can be found here: http://blog.nemenhah.org/ The organization and financial structure of the Nemenhah and its MLM seem pretty sketchy to me, but I am not a lawyer.

Speaking of the law, Landis several years ago had some legal problems in Montana and Idaho regarding a mushroom-growing business that encouraged farmers to grow reishi mushers and be paid for their harvest. Some farmers allegedly never got paid.

The layers of deceit in this story are almost too many to count. We have a family who have bought into (literally) a supposed Native American church. This church claims to give its members protection under federal Indian Affairs law, but the church and the Nemenhah tribe in fact are not recognized Native American entites.

Meanwhile, the sole reason for the Nemenhah Band’s existence apparently is to peddle a line of “traditional” medicinals, using a dubious MLM scheme, to people like the Hausers, who want alternative ways to stay healthy....

LINKS OF INTEREST:
 Minnesota Public Radio report: http://minnesota.publicradio.org/display/web/2009/05/07/parents_refuse_treatment_for_son/
 Indian Country Today report on the Nemenhah:
http://www.indiancountrytoday.com/archive/28147394.html

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galigo   May 15,2009 4:55 pm     

My mother died because she followed his healing advice instead of receiving medical treatment. Here is a copy of an email I sent the chief. cloudpiler@nemenhah.org

Phil Landis (AKA Cloudpiler),

Thanks to all the publicity you’re receiving from this Daniel Hauser case, I finally caught up to you. I’m sure you’ve wanted to know how things ended up with my mother, Richelle, your neighbor at Parks Place, Hideaway Valley, UT.

If your memory needs refreshed, she had uterine cancer, which is 75% to 95% survivable with appropriate (medical) treatment.

However, you advised her to use your alternative healing methods, which she did.

As you were aware, she became sicker and sicker, as she continued to do what you advised her to do. When I came to visit her, you would disappear.

When she became so sick that she needed 24 hour care, my wife and I brought her to our home in Idaho. Here, we cared for her and loved her until she died.

Then, I saw your mugshot on the local TV news, convicted of fraud.

Now, I see you’re using religion to cover your multi-level marketing scam to distribute the same healing methods that lead to my mother’s death.

To top it off, I understand you claim to have discovered and translated some ancient plates which prove you’re the chief of some lost tribe of Native Americans!

Do you have any idea how ridiculous that is? Sadly, there are people who innocently fall for your deceit. Like my mom did.

I wonder how many other people have died because of what you do.

Does it bother you?

Here’s something you should know: My wife and my dad both had cancer at the same time as my mother. Weird, huh. The thing is, my wife and my dad are still here. Cured by surgery. Perfectly healthy now.

I miss my mom, and every time I think of her slow, painful, rotting, stinking death my heart breaks all over again.

You are not only a fraud, chief, you’re a killer.

I’m going to post a copy of this letter to the blogs that come up on the first search page when your name is googled.

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Re: Phil Landis & Nemenhah Band, an Oklehueva or ONAC chapter
« Reply #37 on: February 20, 2016, 04:06:40 pm »
galigo   May 15,2009 4:55 pm     

My mother died because she followed his healing advice instead of receiving medical treatment. Here is a copy of an email I sent the chief. cloudpiler@nemenhah.org

Phil Landis (AKA Cloudpiler),

Thanks to all the publicity you’re receiving from this Daniel Hauser case, I finally caught up to you. I’m sure you’ve wanted to know how things ended up with my mother, Richelle, your neighbor at Parks Place, Hideaway Valley, UT.

If your memory needs refreshed, she had uterine cancer, which is 75% to 95% survivable with appropriate (medical) treatment.

However, you advised her to use your alternative healing methods, which she did.

As you were aware, she became sicker and sicker, as she continued to do what you advised her to do. When I came to visit her, you would disappear.

When she became so sick that she needed 24 hour care, my wife and I brought her to our home in Idaho. Here, we cared for her and loved her until she died.

Then, I saw your mugshot on the local TV news, convicted of fraud.

Now, I see you’re using religion to cover your multi-level marketing scam to distribute the same healing methods that lead to my mother’s death.

To top it off, I understand you claim to have discovered and translated some ancient plates which prove you’re the chief of some lost tribe of Native Americans!

Do you have any idea how ridiculous that is? Sadly, there are people who innocently fall for your deceit. Like my mom did.

I wonder how many other people have died because of what you do.

Does it bother you?

Here’s something you should know: My wife and my dad both had cancer at the same time as my mother. Weird, huh. The thing is, my wife and my dad are still here. Cured by surgery. Perfectly healthy now.

I miss my mom, and every time I think of her slow, painful, rotting, stinking death my heart breaks all over again.

You are not only a fraud, chief, you’re a killer.

I’m going to post a copy of this letter to the blogs that come up on the first search page when your name is googled.

This is similar to what happened to a First nations woman on Haida Gwaii whom became involved with Erick Gonzalez.

 She was convinced as others were by Gonzalez to take amanita mushroom as a medicine and peyote. She was  looking for healing. She became devoted to his way , gifting him and following his instructions. He had women like her gather , dry and stock pile amanita for him. He called it " working with the medicines" part of his training to prepare you to be a medicine carrier.

 She even accessed funding for him from her local funders. After 4 years or more she became very ill and reached out to an Haida elder for Haida medicine but the elder said it was too late she was already taking Erick's medicines.

When she was dying ,a woman by her bedside reported that the woman dying announced :

Stop the prayers, stop the fires and stop the medicines

She is referring to the 9 fires training where Erick has his female participants taking these powerful and some highly toxic plants as part of his training.
This woman had  stomach issues in her sickness, she was seeking healing. Why would someone who calls themselves a healer administer a poisionous mushroom to heal internal disease?
When she died she rapidly turned black. This is cyanosis, poisoning.
Her family believes she would have lived longer if she did not get involved with Erick Gonzalez. Other women have suffered too from his ways.
People should know!!!!!!!!!! :-X :-X :-\ :'(

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Re: Phil Landis & Nemenhah Band, an Oklehueva or ONAC chapter
« Reply #38 on: February 20, 2016, 04:27:52 pm »
galigo   May 15,2009 4:55 pm     

My mother died because she followed his healing advice instead of receiving medical treatment. Here is a copy of an email I sent the chief. cloudpiler@nemenhah.org

Phil Landis (AKA Cloudpiler),

Thanks to all the publicity you’re receiving from this Daniel Hauser case, I finally caught up to you. I’m sure you’ve wanted to know how things ended up with my mother, Richelle, your neighbor at Parks Place, Hideaway Valley, UT.

If your memory needs refreshed, she had uterine cancer, which is 75% to 95% survivable with appropriate (medical) treatment.

However, you advised her to use your alternative healing methods, which she did.

As you were aware, she became sicker and sicker, as she continued to do what you advised her to do. When I came to visit her, you would disappear.

When she became so sick that she needed 24 hour care, my wife and I brought her to our home in Idaho. Here, we cared for her and loved her until she died.

Then, I saw your mugshot on the local TV news, convicted of fraud.

Now, I see you’re using religion to cover your multi-level marketing scam to distribute the same healing methods that lead to my mother’s death.

To top it off, I understand you claim to have discovered and translated some ancient plates which prove you’re the chief of some lost tribe of Native Americans!

Do you have any idea how ridiculous that is? Sadly, there are people who innocently fall for your deceit. Like my mom did.

I wonder how many other people have died because of what you do.

Does it bother you?

Here’s something you should know: My wife and my dad both had cancer at the same time as my mother. Weird, huh. The thing is, my wife and my dad are still here. Cured by surgery. Perfectly healthy now.

I miss my mom, and every time I think of her slow, painful, rotting, stinking death my heart breaks all over again.

You are not only a fraud, chief, you’re a killer.

I’m going to post a copy of this letter to the blogs that come up on the first search page when your name is googled.

[size=14pt][/size]This is similar to what happened to a First nations woman on Haida Gwaii whom became involved with Erick Gonzalez.

 She was convinced as others were by Gonzalez to take amanita mushroom as a medicine and peyote. She was  looking for healing. She became devoted to his way , gifting him and following his instructions. He had women like her gather , dry and stock pile amanita for him. He called it " working with the medicines" part of his training to prepare you to be a medicine carrier.

 She even accessed funding for him from her local funders. After 4 years or more she became very ill and reached out to an Haida elder for Haida medicine but the elder said it was too late she was already taking Erick's medicines.

When she was dying ,a woman by her bedside reported that the woman dying announced :

Stop the prayers, stop the fires and stop the medicines

She is referring to the 9 fires training where Erick has his female participants taking these powerful and some highly toxic plants as part of his training.
This woman had  stomach issues in her sickness, she was seeking healing. Why would someone who calls themselves a healer administer a poisionous mushroom to heal internal disease?
When she died she rapidly turned black. This is cyanosis, poisoning.
Her family believes she would have lived longer if she did not get involved with Erick Gonzalez. Other women have suffered too from his ways.
People should know!!!!!!!!!! :-X :-X :-\ :'(
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Re: Phil Landis & Nemenhah Band, an Oklehueva or ONAC chapter
« Reply #39 on: August 15, 2017, 10:49:29 pm »
James W "Flaming Eagle" Mooney regularly issues public notices "of distrust" against his people, detailing their supposed sins. Landis was given one in 2014.

Notice of distrust, Nemenhah's discussion https://web.archive.org/web/20170815222854/http://www.nemenhah.org/uploads/9/5/5/9/9559956/epmcs_summary_and_proclamation_regarding_oklevueha_nac-_2014.pdf

There is a lot of information in here, plus it is a good laugh to read all the infighting: fraud ripping frauds off.

In 2015, Landis changed the name of his organization from Nemenhah Band and Native American Traditional Organization to Nemenhah ITO.


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Re: Phil Landis & Nemenhah Band, an Oklehueva or ONAC chapter
« Reply #40 on: August 15, 2017, 11:27:44 pm »
In the "Uniform Curriculum for Nemenhah Ministry" http://www.uninem.org/uploads/9/5/5/9/9559956/ucnm_complete_text_-_2014.pdf Landis states that in the Nez Perce Census of 1900, his ancestor is recorded as Pawna Tawny, "infant girl".
 
I read through the handwritten census, which can be found through here https://archive.org/details/indiancensusroll301unit. No one is recorded as "infant girl", that is not a designation given. There is no Pawna Tawny, no variation of that name, nothing close.

He claims that Pawna Tawny was renamed Mable Hall.  Mable Hall (husband Charles Catherman) is a real person, she is not in that 1900 census either, she was not even yet born.

Landis' mother https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=68153299
step father https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=Landis&GSiman=1&GScid=109448&GRid=164222397&
bio father (Phillip listed in obituary) https://web.archive.org/web/20170815220239/https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=104098837

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Julie Kane, managing attorney for the Nez Perce in Idaho, said Landis is not Nez Perce and the tribe asked him to stop using references to it a few years ago.

“He is not at all Nez Perce. He is not even a descendant,” Kane said.

https://web.archive.org/web/20170815231456/http://www.nbcnews.com/id/30893871/ns/health-health_care/t/leader-defends-church-center-chemo-case/#.WZOAq9GQzIU

Phillip R Landis is a convicted con artist. He, his family, and followers are still active.
http://www.uninem.org/
http://www.nemenhah.org/



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Re: Phil Landis & Nemenhah Band, an Oklehueva or ONAC chapter
« Reply #41 on: Today at 04:16:29 pm »
Landis and Nemenhah are at it again. The Wiki page on them reads like a press release and promo material. I tried to add some truthfulness. We'll see if it stands. I invite others to try.

One of the claims is that Richard Swallow endorses them. Longtime members recall that David Swallow pandered to Nuagers for decades and was denounced as a plastic.

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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nemenhah_Indigenous_Traditional_Organization
Nemenhah Indigenous Traditional Organization (Nemenhah People, Nemenhah ITO) is a group of whites, many with fraud convictions, falsely claiming to be Native medicine people. They describe themselves as convocation of Medicine Men/Women and Ministers of the Native American Church of Nemenhah (NACNEM), formerly "Numi'Pu TsuPehli Chophunsh", and "Nemenhah Band and Native American Traditional Organization", consecutively, which is the established ecclesiastical institution of the Nemenhah ITO.

Contents
1   History
2   Membership
3   References
4   External links
History
The Nemenhah Band (then an independent branch of the Oklevueha/Sioux Native American Church) was formed by an independent Council of mothers claiming to represent many recognized tribes and peoples and by ratification of its constitution in 2002. The Nemenhah Great Council (Constitutional Assembly) meets each year at the Ceremonial Grounds located in Cedar County, Missouri. The group claims these are traditional territories cited by the ancient Nemenhah in sacred records of the Nemenhah. In fact, there is not and never has been any such "Nemenhah" tribe. The Native American Church of Nemenhah claims Natural Medicine and all of its modalities to be sacrament, sacred objects and practice of its Native American Religion. (No actual Native people agree to this or claim so.) Therefore, all members of Nemenhah are considered Ministers of the Church as they strive to heal the individual, the family, the community, the society and the planet through sacred ceremony, with sacrament and with sacred objects.

Phillip R. Cloudpiler Landis, a white man convicted of fraud in Idaho, Montana, and Utah, was elected as Principle Medicine Chief by the First Mothers Council and was re-elected by the Great Council every year from 2002 to 2011. In 2012, the Nemenhah Great Council (Constitutional Assembly) re-organized the governing offices of the organization into two distinct Branches (Ecclesiastical and Secular) and Jonathan M. Wellamotkin Landis, the son of Phillip Landis, was elected as Nehm Tiwehkthihmpt (Elected Principle/Medicine Chief and Talking Feather) of the secular government in the Nemenhah ITO. During the Nemenhah Great Council of 2012, Phillip Landis was sustained as the Tehk Tiwehkthihmpt (Presiding High priest/President of the Native American Church of Nemenhah) of the established ecclesiastical institution of the Nemenhah ITO.

The organization is listed on the Cherokee Nations "Fraudulent Group List" of unrecognized Indian tribes.,[1] but from its inception the organization has made claims [2] of seeking Tribal Status[3] from the U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs. However, the Native American Church of Nemenhah (including prior historical denominations as an organization) has, since 2002, received never affiliations with and recognition[4] from any Holy Men and Women of Federally Recognized Tribes and Bands[5] within the United States and Alaska.

Membership
Membership in the Nemenhah is by paying a fee of $250. Request for spiritual adoption is always accompanied by a sacred giveaway offering and all services by the Nemenhah, its Chiefs and Officers, and its Ministers are also requested by Sacred Giveaway, which the group claims is in accordance with the religious practices of alleged ancient Nemenhah. In the Interest of competence, liability and continuing education, the Nemenhah provides a curriculum for the appropriate training of its Ministers. Nemenhah Mministers do consider themselves "shamans" and are concerned only with Nemenhah Religious Practices, and with profit making from such interest, and in avoiding prosecution for illegal drug use.

Indigenous peoples of the Americas have criticized these practices,[6] despite blessings received Richard Swallow, of the Eagle Clan of the Ogalalla Sioux, of the Native American Church of South Dakota and Wounded Knee, the Maca-Oyate. Swallow has always been a controversial figure within the Lakota. The Swallow family has been repeatedly denounced by other Lakota as "plastic shamans" who profit off of non-Natives.

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The Nemenhah midwife who killed a baby with her incompetence pled guilty to lesser charges. Disgusting, she only gets probation. At least they barred her from practicing.
https://www.news-leader.com/story/news/crime/2016/02/24/midwife-pleads-guilty-after-springfield-baby-dies-following-delivery/80870080/

FB for Landis.
https://www.facebook.com/phillipcloudpiler.landis

Here's his proud admittance of being a con man and cult leader.
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https://fmhorg.wordpress.com/2004/12/21/feeling-vindictive/
Phillip R. Landis AKA Cloudpiler | April 15, 2006 at 9:16 pm
Your comments about me are absolutely true. I was convicted in two associated trials. In Montana, I was convicted of Theft by Deception and Deceptive Business Practices and sentenced to two concurrent 10 year terms. However, the judge in the matter saw me as such a dangerous criminal that he required only thirty days of that sentence to be served in the county jail. The rest of the sentence was suspended....

The second case was in Idaho. I plead No – Constere and was sentenced to two years in the Idaho State Penitentiary. The Judge in that case saw me as such a dangerous repeat offender that he entered a withheld judgment and I served four months in North Idaho Correctional Institution (boot camp). He demanded no restitution in the matter. When I have completed all the probation requirements, he will dismiss the case and it will be as if it never happened.

A default judgment was entered against me in civil court awarding some $600,000.00 which the State of Idaho immediately wrote off as bad debt. There has been no attempt to collect since the sentence was entered.

Now, as for my “Cult,” I am flattered. Cult simply means a group of people who meet together for ceremonial and religious purposes. If I have a Cult, then it is complimentary to us. We are engaging. I’m not sure what you are doing.

I do reccommend that all Mormons refrain from reading the Mentinah Archives. I do disclose to everybody who hears me speak that I am a double felon. I have no hangups over who or what I am. You do seem to be hung up over me. Please rest easy.

Your intentions seem to be to protect others from fraud. That sounds noble. So, with all your legal research, can it have been lost on you that fraud requires certain necessary issues, such as, opportunity, injurred parties, actual commission of offense under the law, and last but not least, monitary damages. If you are accusing me of fraud in the matter of the Mentinah Archives, you might want to provide some of those items. Otherwise, what you are writing could be as easily described as slander and libel. Now, you may feel justified in that little bit of injury upon your neighbor. After all, you can’t be convicted of felony for it....

Cloudpiler
Elected Hereditary Medicine Chief
Nemenhah Band and Native American Traditional Organization
Board Certified Naturopath
Native American Practitioner
Former Pres. Utah Naturopathic Medical Association
Medicine Man, Roadman, Spiritual Leader (Native American Church)
Double Felon  Father Sculptor Gardiner etc...

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Pretty obvious also that Landis is one more white Mormon with wacky ideas about NDNs. He claims to have discovered new tablets taking up where the Book of Mormon left off.
https://www.ldsfreedomforum.com/viewtopic.php?t=13677

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Re: Phil Landis & Nemenhah Band, an Oklehueva or ONAC chapter
« Reply #42 on: Today at 07:03:07 pm »
Nemenhah curriculum. A hodgepodge of faux Lakota, faux Anishnabe, faux Nez Perce, and even faux Ghost Dance and faux Tai Chi mixed with mostly fundamentalist Mormonism, faux Biblical claims, faux Palestinian, faux Hebrew words, and bad attempts to imitate Biblical writing with Nuage ideas about crystals, radionics, etc. 

Seriously, for dozens of pgs they go on "Oh Lord...and it came to pass...behold...Zion..." followed by alleged Nez Perce words and smudging, photos of NDNs, etc. There's even supposed sacred clothing for married couples first time having sex, including moccasins. You can't make this up.

Almost 100 pgs of the 400 pgs are devoted to dodging drug laws. Reel spirchul. But anyone dumb enough to use Nemenhah claims is still going to jail. Just do a search.

It's also clear it's no exagerration to call this an outright cult, as Landis himself does. They have faux ceremony for everything from births to funerals. The doc is short of making it clear how many followers they have. Landis claims online to have 5000, but this doc lists only himself and his son Jonathan as leaders. There are allegedly local councils and chapters, but no sign I've seen of them so far. (These are listed as authors of their code of conduct: President Phillip "Cloudpiler" Landis, Chief Guldal Caba, Chiefs Joanne and Scotty Nuzum, the Nuzum Children of the Youth Medicine Chapter, Carol Bolin, Jeri
Spencer, and Gloria Staley.)

And they have their own supposed martial arts. A knockoff of Taekwondo.

http://www.uninem.org/uploads/9/5/5/9/9559956/ucnm_complete_text_-_2014.pdf
Chapter One: G1101 - Introduction to Nemenhah Ceremony.....................................................................15
The Medicine Wheel........................................................23
The Medicine Wheel in Ceremony .....................................28
The Ceremony of Mohr Hohnayah ....................................28
The Bundle..................................................................32
Appropriate Signage ....................................................42
Chapter Two: G1201 - New Member Orientation..............45
Authority..........................................................................46
Scope and Extent............................................................48
Your Personal Authority ...................................................48
Active Status....................................................................50
THE EDUCATIONAL PROCESS .............................................51
The UCNM (Uniform Curriculum for Nemenhah Ministry)..........52
G1 – Sahaptan Guide Track ...............................................54
C2 – Sahaptan Carrier Track..................................................55
S3 – Sahaptan Shirt Track...................................................56
University of Nemenhah (UNINEM)..........................................56
Equivalency through other Institutions ....................................57
Fundamental Documents......................................................58
The Constitution.............................................................58
The Nemenhah Code of Ethical Conduct...................................58
The Nemenhah Declaration as an Indigenous People (UNDRIP).......................58
The General Handbook of Instructions.......................................................58
Chronology and Affiliations ......................................................................58
Additional Support Documents............................................................59
The Consensus Council ...................................................................59
History........................................................................................59
Hahgohtl's Journey........................................................................60
Tsi-Tuhgohhah's Idea.................................................................62
Other Councils .........................................................................67
How the Council Functions .........................................................67
The Talking Feather of Council .......................................................68
Powers of the Talking Feather.....................................................69
Kohhaht - Keeper of the Door ....................................................69
Two Types of Kohhaht.............................................................70
Practical Applicat...................................................................71
Chapter Three: G1301 - Spiritual Adoption as Basic Defense.................91
Introduction...................................................................................93
Basic Defense ..................................................................98
RFRA...........Burden.........................................................................99
Covenant of Spiritual Adoption Burdened .......................................... 101
Obligations Provide Preponderance................................................... 102
Recipient’s Covenant and Obligation............................................... 105
Natural Medicine........................................................................ 106
Core Curriculum and Continuing Education..........................................
Proof of Activity..................................................................... 10
Sacred Giveaway ................................................................... 111
Sincerity of Belief............................................................... 112
Legal Standards................................................................... 113
Qualifications ....................................................................... 114
Wexler Decision.............................................................. 114
Ethiopian Zion Coptic Church .......................................... 115
Pattern of Behavior - A Consequence of Covenant Keeping................ 116
Religious Belief...................................................................... 116
Meyers’ Test.........................................................................
Practical Application.................................................................
Religious Freedom Reply to IRS Standards......................................... 137
NACNEM Organizational Outline (as it applies to the Societies)................................... 138
Nemenhah ITO Organizational Outline (as it applies to Councils)........... 139
IRS Test........................................................................................... 145
Legal standards for the IRS .............................................................. 145
Overview of Religious Freedom Coalition Reply to IRS Standards ................... 146
Compelling Interest................................................................. 148
Least Restrictive Means of Furtherance ....................................... 150
Summary..................................................................................... 150
Ayahuasca Case.................................................................... 151
Major Cases..................................................................... 152
Chapter Four: C2101 - Introduction to Unipi Ceremony ............................ 153
What is Unipi?............................................................................... 153
Excerpt from the First Book of Tsi Tuhgohhah - Sacred Records of the Nemenhah ("Mayntinah
Archives")...................................................................................... 154
Volume One, Chapter One: Marriage .................................................. 154
Excerpt from the First Book of Tsi Tuhgohhah - Sacred Records of the Nemenhah ("Mayntinah
Archives")......................................................................................... 161
Volume One, Chapter Nine: Council of Mothers........................................ 161
Excerpt from The First Book of Tsi Tuhgohhah - Sacred Records of the Nemenhah
("Mayntinah Archives")......................................................... 162
Volume One, Chapter Eleven: Family Ceremony ......................... 162
Excerpts from the First Book of Tsi Tuhgohhah - Sacred Records of the Nemenhah
("Mayntinah Archives")...................................................... 163
Volume One, Chapter Thirteen: Dedication of Sacred Places ........................ 163
Excerpts from the First Book of Tsi Tuhgohhah- The Sacred Records of the Nemenhah
("Mayntinah Archives").................................................................164
Volume One, Chapter Fifteen: Family Councils ..........................164
Chapter Five: C2201 - Public Oblations....................................165
Smudge as a Method of Delivery..........................................................165
Sacred Smudge Herbs Commonly Used......................................166
Sage...............................................................................166
Cedar .........................................................................167
Sweetgrass....................................................................167
Ceremonies of Smudge.................................................168
ANISHINABE - Algonquin...............................................168
Manidokewinan..............................................................169
The Four Sacred Medicines- Kchitwaa Mshkiki ...................170
Canadian Aboriginal........................................................171
Chippewa- Smudging......................................................174
Cheyenne- The Smudging Ceremony......................................175
Sacred Smoke – Ancient Origins ...........................................176
Public Oblations ...............................................................177
Ceremonies and Dances .................................................177
Celebrations ....................................................178
Life-Stage Ceremonies ................................................179
Responsibility of Members Regarding Children in Ceremony .....................179
Definitions.................................................................................180
Chapter Six: C2301 - The Sahaptan Healing Way, an Introduction.......................183
Defining the Sacred Sahaptan Healing Way ......................................................183
Tiheht.............................................................................................184
Tiheht Tsah (Guide)......................................................................184
Tiwehk Tuhkiht Tsah (Carrier) and Tiwehkt Nahktohwit Tsah (Shirt).....................................185
The Sahaptan Healing Way.....................................................................185
The Medicine Wheel – An Instrument of Focus.............................................186
Medicine Wheel Points......................................................................186
Sky Father ............................................................................186
Earth Mother Point..............................................................187
Center Self Point..................................................................187
Seeks Council Point......................................................................187
Seeks Spirit Point..............................................................187
Sees Far Point........................................................................187
Looks Within Point.....................................................................188
Sacred Breath Applications........................................................188
What is Energy? .......................................................................189
Ehlahts Kohwaht Isipaht (Acupuncture).............................................190
Ehlahts Kohwaht Waysit (Acupressure).............................................190
Ehlahts Kohwaht Kuhkikihneht (Laying on of Hands)................................191
Ehlahts Kohwaht Payits .................................................. 191
Chi (Qi/Tsi)...................................................................
Mental Imagery........................................................................ 191
Radionics ..................................................................... 192
Crystals....................................................................... 193
Intention............................................................................ 193
Sacred Prayer Pipe, Smudge, Sacred Copal................................ 193
Alkaline Ash........................................................................ 194
Sacred Breath as Delivery Method......................................... 194
Smoke or Aroma?............................................................ 195
Chapter Seven: S3101 - Introduction to Itsipi............................. 197
The Four Pillars or "Great Principles" of the High Place............................ 197
History ................................................................................ 197
Tuhhuhl Nuhmihn - "High Place" and "Temple"................................... 199
Tsi Tuhgohhah Gives Us Context ...................................................... 200
Ancient Palestinian Covenant Pattern............................................... 203
Who Were They? Who Are We? ................................................ 204
The Sacred Place................................................................. 207
Constructing and Dedicating the Itsipi............................................ 216
The Roadperson's Itsipi Lodge (Temporary Lodge - Plains Style Lodge)................... 216
The Willow and Bamboo.......................................................................... 216
The Hearth and Uhmtsi .................................................................... 217
The Tlehmehskahl ......................................................................... 220
The Place of the Fire .................................................................... 225
The Sacred Fire........................................................................... 226
Lighting the Sacred Fire ............................................................... 227
Purifying the Lodge.......................................................................... 227
Entering the Lodge..................................................................... 228
Purifying the Pipe ................................................................ 229
Placing the Stones........................................................................... 229
The Four "Doors" of Itsipi Ceremony............................................... 230
The First Door ........................................................................... 230
The Second Door ....................................................................... 232
The Third Door ........................................................................ 234
The Fourth Door......................................................................... 235
After the Itsipi......................................................................... 237
Clean Up............................................................................... 237
Chapter Eight: S3201 - Introduction to Wyaykihn................................ 239
Wyaykihn - What Is It?................................................................. 239
The Wyaykihn Quest................................................................... 240
The Wyaykihn of Cloudpiler......................................................... 240
The Sacred Sahaptan Healing Way ............................................ 242
Teachers of Wyaykihn ............................................................ 243
Chief Joseph................................................................................245
Wovoka.........................................................................................246
Borrows Five Eagles ................................................................................246
The Basic Premise...............................................................................247
A Quest For Vision .............................................................................248
Ask and You Shall Receive, Knock and It Shall be Opened.........................252
Wyaykihn – Then and Now...............................................................253
Wyaykihn - a Vitally Important Tool..........................................................255
The “Data Stream” - All My Relations ..................................................256
Relying on Wyaykihn..................................................................257
Wyaykihn in the Ministry .........................................................259
Itsipi and Wyaykihn.................................................................260
Wyaykihn and the Physicist..........................................................263
Wyaykihn is not Astral Projection ..........................................264
Creating the Safe Place.....................................................265
Give Away All That You Have.............................................267
Chapter Nine: S3301 – From Cradle to Grave, a Study in Nemenhah Culture.............271
The Birth of a Child.............................................................................272
Bestowal of the Child's Spirit...................................................272
The Ceremonies attendant with the Birth of the Child..........................273
Blessing of the Newborn......................................................273
The Naming of the Infant..............................................274
Blessing of Children ......................................................274
Song of Thanksgiving ...................................................276
The Father Speaks Prophetically............................................276
Song of Thanksgiving .........................................................276
The Ceremony of Vocal Prayer.............................................277
Childhood Milestones ..........................................................278
Baptism Preparatory to Agency.............................................278
Bestowal of the Haymehnay.........................................279
Blessing for Healing ...................................................279
Agency and Franchise .........................................................279
Naming is Entrance into the Community of Nemenhah..................................280
The Naming Ceremony of the Modern Nemenhah..................................282
Administration of the New Name.........................................283
Entering Adulthood...................................................289
The Raising of the Lodge ...................................................290
The Raising of the Itsipi Lodge ............................................292
Dedicating the Lodge ............................................................293
The Dedicating of Fires ........................................................294
The Pouring of the Itsipi.......................................................294
The Itsipi Im ....................................................................295
The Blessing of the Sick and the Blessing for Other Purposes...........296
The Ceremonies of Healing ................................... 297
The Receiving of Wyaykihn........................................... 298
The New Name at Coming of Age ........................................... 299
The Challenge to Nemenhah Youth ......................................... 301
Pyaysaht Taekwon Nehm Society of the Nemenhah .......................... 302
Tenets of Pyaysaht Taekwon Nehm..................................... 302
The Commission of the Peacemaker .................................... 304
Receiving the Commission of the Peacemaker ......................... 306
The Ordination.............................................................. 308
The Sacred Bundle and Sacred Breath .............................. 310
Receiving the Stewardship.............................................. 310
Marriage Among the Nemenhah......................................... 311
Marriage as Covenant....................................................... 312
The Ways and Customs of the Ahmohnayhah.............................. 313
Marriage Eternal .................................................................... 319
The Nemenhah Marriage Today................................................. 322
Courtship.......................................................................... 323
The Couple Interview...................................................... 324
The Four Great Principles of the High Place ............................ 324
The Law of the Gospel – The Law of Knowledge......................... 325
The Law of Sacrifice.............................................. 325
The Law of Chastity – The Law of Virtue................................ 325
The Law of Consecration – The Making of Sacred............................. 327
Couple Tokens ...................................................................... 328
Special Attire....................................................................... 328
The Bridal Gown....................................................................... 330
The Public Ceremony ............................................................ 332
Divorce and the Unbinding of the Covenant................................ 333
Children and Family Life .......................................................... 336
Children Out of Wedlock.......................................................... 343
The Elderly and Infirm......................................................... 344
Observances .................................................................... 344
Sabbaths............................................................................ 344
Kohhaht............................................................................... 345
Opening Ceremony............................................................... 345
Sacrament of the Lord's Supper.............................................. 345
Discourse...................................................................... 346
Songs of Praise and Worship....................................................... 347
Home Sabbath Observance......................................................... 347
Lunar Sabbaths .............................................................................. 347
Seventh Year Sabbath or Year of Restoration..................................... 347
The Ceremonies and Ordinances of the High Place ............................ 348
Death and Dying ......................................................................... 354
Death......................................................354
Dying .........................................................................................355
Standard Nemenhah Funeral ...........................................................368
The Ceremony ..................................................................................369
Burial – So Many Different Ways.......................................................372
Sacrifice and Unconditional Love........................................................381
What About Our Future? .....................................................394

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Re: Phil Landis & Nemenhah Band, an Oklehueva or ONAC chapter
« Reply #43 on: Today at 08:57:30 pm »
Revenue estimates, disturbing.

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University Of Nemenhah
uninem.org

University Of Nemenhah's headquarters is located in Stockton, Missouri. For every employee, University Of Nemenhah generates $258.6K in revenue.

Estimated Revenue $4.9M

Estimated Employees 19

Founded: 2013

Headquarters: StocktonMissouri

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https://dhe.mo.gov/cbhe/boardbook/documents/TabO0917.pdf
University of Nemenhah
Stockton, Missouri
This institution was granted exemption as “a non-profit school, owned, controlled, and operated
by a bona fide religious or denominational organization that offers no programs or degrees and
grants no degrees or certificates other than those specifically designated as religious degrees or
programs.” The school offers degrees from the associate through doctoral levels in Nemenhah
Ministerial Studies. This school is not accredited.

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Their council shows about 20 whites, looking very Mormon I must say, scrubbed clean, about half blonds.
http://iggygarcia.blogspot.com/2007/11/midwest-general-council-of-nemenhah.html
Photos show their attempt at pipes and drums, and Landis trying to look NDN by wearing a serape.