James Ceferino/ (Jaime) Rosario

Profile Updated: October 4, 2019
James Ceferino/ (Jaime) Rosario
Residing In Garibaldi Highlands, BC Canada
Occupation First Nations Department assisting in ceremonies for First Nations students and staff with BCIT (British Columbia Institute of Technology, Burnaby, BC & Comox Valley SD Cultural Presenter, Comox, BC Canada
Yes! Attending Reunion

Living in BC Canada. Received my Permanent Resident status in 2017. Presently joined the BCIT First Nations Department.

Became involved in the Healing Arts since 1987-88 using from a variety of massage techniques from Myo-Nuero Fibril massage Tui-Na(Chinese Acupressure) both levels of Upledger’s Cranial Sacral, Deep Tissue Emotional Release therapy, Sports Massage and Reiki(Reiki Master)

Graduated from WIU in Macomb,IL 1981 Classroom Teacher (Middle School grades) Taught school in Montana (Fort Peck Indian Reservation)1981-85 Navajo Indian Reservation, Tsaile Elementary 1998-99 Bilingual Integrated 4th grade at West Elementary 1985-88 and Middle School grades 6-8 at Daniel Webster 1996-97 in Waukegan.

Have been deeply involved within the Lakota/Dakota Sioux Nation way of life and ceremonies for over the last 35+years participating in sacred ceremonies singing drumming powwow dancing and taking part in sacred ceremonies such as the purification ceremonies and Sundance since 1992 one of a thousand Čanupa/Pipe carrier for the Lakota/Dakota Nation. In the past two years I have been learning my own Indigenous Taíno culture language traditions customs and ceremonies.

In 1992 I took part in and ran from Tok, AK to Mexico commemorating 500 years of survival of the Indigenous People’s of the Americas. For ten years I participated in several marathons including Chicago, Milwaukee, WI, New York City Marathon from 1982-88. Studied and practice meditation and yoga since 1974 and the last three years I been an active participant practicing medical Qigong Yang style Taichi and Water Style Taichi in Vancouver, BC

Traveled to Australia New Zealand with a group from the Bay Area in San Francisco when I resided there performed as a traditional cultural presenter singer exchanging cultural experiences and knowledge. Traveled and spent time in the Amazonian River Basin of Perú studying sacred herbs medicines and plants and a translator for a group of people from all walks from within the US. Presently I live in Squamish, BC located in the Howe Sound.

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Posted on: Jun 05, 2019 at 10:34 AM

Happy be-lated Birthday!

May 07, 2019 at 11:00 PM

Posted on: Apr 22, 2019 at 9:46 AM

Hope you’re doing well, Jody, Been a long time.