Sharing Native-to-Native connections through Christ

“We are not human beings having a spiritual experience; we are spiritual beings having a human experience.” – Ancient Native American Theology

Bozhoo! (Hello!) Keepers of the Word is a Native American Christian Outreach Ministry. We travel to many different locations to share our ministry. Please contact us if you would like to have us visit you.

Choctaw Children's Choir singing at Lake Junaluska, South Carolina "Sing to the Mountains II" Native American Summer Conference 2015Keepers of the Word had a great week-end at Lake Junaluska for Sing to the Mountains II! It was terrific to meet up with the Choctaw Children’s Choir, Melba Checote Eads from Tenn., Kelly and Troy Adkins and their fabulous dance team, Sacred Thunder Drum and the Florida crew. The presenters were great and the music even greater. Of course, Jonathan Maracle and Broken walls were their usual awesome selves! South Carolina was well represented with Daniel Garvin and wife, Liz Ocain, Rochelle, Marcy, Harold and crew. Then we had Keepers of the Word and some of the Native American Committee from the SC UMC! We also had dancers from Hawaii, a band from New York, Natives from Alaska, Canada, Washington state and much more. We prayed and played so hard, we had to come home to rest up!!

We invite you to join us at some of our upcoming events!

Magnolia Plantation Annual History Fair

Saturday, July 4
10:00am – 3:00pm
Magnolia Plantation and Gardens
3550 Ashley River Rd, Charleston, South Carolina 29414

Keepers will be at Magnolia Plantation giving an exhibit & demonstration on American Indians from 10 am to 3 pm. The event is FREE, but a basic admission ticket is required to see the gardens. This fun-filled day features storytelling, special performances, dancers, drummers, and more.

St. Kateri Tekakwitha Feast Day Celebration

Saturady, July 11
at 12:00pm
Springbank Retreat 1345 Springbank Road Kingstree, SC 29556

Keepers of the Word will provide the drumming and Native music for the mass and participate in the reception at St. Kateri Tekakwitha Feast Day Celebration on July 11, 2015. Springbank Retreat Center for EcoSpirituality & the Arts, Kingstree, SC. 12 noon Mass, followed by a reception. For information, contact the Office of Ethnic Ministries at 864.331.2627 or

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