Shaman Art Gallery
Ojibwe Artist Turtle Heart
Turtle Heart Biography ||

Turtle Heart was born in 1949.
He is of Ojibwe, Catabwa and Welch ancestry.

He is a graduate of Duke Medical University, 1969

Former member of United States Army, serving in Vietnam with the 1st Infantry Division and receipent of Purple Heart.

He is a Keeper of sacred Pipes and Ceremonial Bundles, holding the only Sacred Intertribal Sacred Bundle, the Four Directions Unity Bundle, in history.

He was the first American Indian to present his culture and work on the Internet, beginning in 1986 at MIT. He was the first American Indian to receive attention, awards and exhibitions of Digital Art in 1994.

original home page, still in operation ||

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