Boozhoo (Hello in Ojibwe),
I am the 1st Enrolled Native American Woman to Run for Milwaukee Mayor and US President in History.
My name is Wenona Lee Gardner. I am made Maskikikwe Wabun Anung – Medicine Woman Morning Star 🌟 by my Mother Medicine Woman Mohican Eleanor Marie Monteen Soto – Wambli Wasu Winyan – Hail Eagle Woman. I was given my Indian Name By Midewiwin Medicine Man Potawatomi Earl Meshiguad Ogimaniquit Morning Star 🌟 “A Sign of Hope. And A Coming of A New Dawn.” The Elders Prophesized about me, Declared Me A Prophet, and Asked me to Run for Office both US President and Milwaukee Mayor. I was also taught Traditional Medicine and about the Star Nation by Lakota Medicine Man Floyd Hand.
I am also High Priestess Charity M00N coming from the Witches of my Celtic Tribes for 32 years. I practiced Celtic & Anishnabe Midiwiwin.
I am a Native American Journalist with White Turtle Rainbow. I am enrolled in the Stockbridge – Munsee band of Mohican Tribal Nation of Bowler, Wisconsin. I reside on my Mohican Reservation in Bowler, WI.. Milwaukee is Native American and means “Gathering of the Waters” according to Medicine Woman Menominee Charlene Haweptoss Wheelock who had the Vision for a Traditional Pow Wow along the Lake Michigan and Crossed Over To The Spirit World at the Indian Summer Pow Wow Grounds. It is my Goal to Bring Back our Native American Pow Wow as a Traditional Pow Wow at Summerfest but this time we call it the Medicine Woman Scharlene Haweptoss Wheelock Indian Summer Traditional Pow Wow.
I was Trained & Paid as a City of Milwaukee Elections Inspectator since 2020.
I have a BA in Business and Management from Alverno College. I serve as the Communications Ambassador for the Alverno College Alumnae Council. I am a Singer, Songwriter, formally trained Musician of 32Instruments. Music Journalist and Professional Member of Native American Journalist of Association.
I am a 1st Responder trained to Dispatch Police & Ambulances to those who are Suicidal & in Crisis that worked at Safe Harbor as a Certified Peer Support and Wellness Specialist. As a 211 Operator I was trained for World Pandemics.
I trained with my mother Medicine Woman, Pipe Carrier, Tribal Genealogist, Warrior Woman the late Eleanor Marie Monteen (Soto) of the Brothertown, Oneida, and Mohican Tribal Nations whose Indian name is Wambli Wasu Winyan which in Lakota means Hail Eagle Woman! I was her Medicine Helper who I helped run Native American ceremonies with her. Wambli Wasu Winyan she had the vision of my name “Morning Star a Sign of Hope” and a “Coming of a New Dawn.” My mother with Cultural Director Potawatomi Earl Meshigaud from MI and gave me my Indian name Wabun Anung which means Morning Star in a Native American Naming Ceremony in Illinois in August 3, 1990.
I have been an Artist for 43 years trained in Allen-Field, Fritsche, Pulaski, South Division, Riverside University, Lake Band, Alverno College, and the BFA Degree specializing drawing & painting at the Peck Arts Degree Progran at University Wisconsin – Milwaukee. I am also I am a writer, livestreamer on YouNow and OG YouTuber since for 16 years. In addition, I have also been an Artist’s Way Teacher based on the Teachings of Julia Cameron for 23 years.
On September 7, 2018 I announced my Ceremonial Campaign ad the US President 2020 as the 1St Enrolled Native American Woman to Run. My platforms are #DisabilityRights #TribalSovereignty #RestoreTurtleIsland #MMIW