Grandmother Pershlie “Perci”
Pershlie “Perci” Ami a member of the Hopi/Tewa Tribe, from the Village of Walpi, Az. Pershlie is an ambassador for Grandmothers who are educators, wisdom gathers/sharers, guides, messengers, and earth protectors. She has traveled internationally and nationally to visit with and learn from people of different nations, and religion. Pershlie assist individuals to heal broken spirits and minds by sharing her life’s journey, her traditional beliefs, and her stories.. As a Hopi/Tewa Grandmother she has travel to support all grandmothers and grandfathers. It is her vision to create a healthy world for all grandchildren. Her most recent endeavors includes; her writings on suicide prevention, dealing with the death of a love one, and her motivation cards. Pershlie continues to be active in her community by her work with, MMIW awareness, No Fracking AZ. Arizona Legislative Day, Domestic Violence, and Partnership with Native Americans. She also continues to teach her classes on Self care and Self awareness, Lateral Violence in Native Communities, GONA, I am Sacred, and her Pathway classes. She has been a feature speaker for Intertribal Council, Native Women Conference, and National Lactation Conference.