When I asked her a few questions about her to share with you, here is some of what I gathered. Tonantzin is a Native American Elder and Spiritual Teacher who works with plants and ceremony and circle from the ancient traditional knowledge – balanced with the experience of where we are today. She was raised within her tradition and taught by her elders. She is recognized in South and North America and has participated in ceremony all of her life. She was the first Native American woman hired as a Chaplain for the sate of California, Dept of Corrections. She has three children, is very happily married and resides in Tehachapi, California.