Dr. Duncan Grady has studied and experienced Native teaching and ceremony for many years. He was raised in the Siksika/Sauk Blackfeet tradition. He plays the native flute and does storytelling. He uses various ceremonies/rituals taught by his people to bring spiritual concepts into direct experience. He has traveled and taught in North America, South America, Indonesia and Europe. He is retired from post secondary education and works as a psychotherapist, consultant and hospice trainer using western and non-western approaches for health, well-being and palliative care.