Singing Man, (Michael Toahty) a respected Elder and Ceremonial Man that has generously helped and taught myself and many others is in need of our help! His truck broke down in Nevada and needs a new engine, which he is unable to afford. Please donate so that he can repair his truck, and rent a car to come home during the three weeks it will take to get truck running again. It is August and very hot in Nevada and Singing Man was losing consciouseness and hospitalized after the break down. He has not been feeling well and needs to return home as soon as possible. All donations and prayers are greatly appreciated.
A little bit about Singing Man:
E-NAN-NEE-BAY-EE, Singing Man, was born at the Clinton Indian Hospital in Clinton, Oklahoma. He is descended from a long line of Chiefs and Warriors from both sides of his family. His mother, Killing After, is full-blooded Southern Arapaho. His father, White Eagle, was half Pawnee and half Kiowa. He is very proud to belong to four warrior societies. The Kiowa Ton-Kon-Ga (Black Leggings), who fought the U.S. Cavalry and Federales by lashing their bodies to the ground to signify “fighting to the death,” the Kiowa-Apache Blackfeet Society, and the Star Hawk Society. Singing Man is also the Executive Officer of the Oklahoma Intertribal Vietnam Veteran’s Honor/ Color Guard. Singing Man served in the U. S. Army from 1970 to 1973, becoming a veteran of the Vietnam War in 1970-71. He was decorated twelve times while serving. In 1983, he started his spiritual journey and began to follow the “Red Road” through the spiritual ceremonies of his people. He is also a state and internationally certified counselor who has been assisting others for thirty years in the mental health field. Singing Man is now retired and assists those who ask for help."