About Wind Spirit Teaching
Lench is a Yaqui Indian and traditional native healer from Southern Arizona who has worked with individuals and small groups in the Sonoran Desert for more than twenty years. He collaborates with numerous medical doctors, health practitioners, therapists, and other traditional healers as a counselor, consultant, advisor, and spiritual guide.
Lench’s background includes work with numerous Native American Nations, as well as fifteen years as an advisor for Department of Defense on Ethnic and Human Relations with an emphasis on Native American traditions and philosophies. He has worked as a counselor and teacher for over twenty years and lectures throughout the United States. In the fall of 2000, Lench represented Native American Peoples before Pope John Paul II at the World Mission Conference at the Vatican in Rome, Italy.
Two weeks after the events of September 11, 2001, he was invited to guide and assist Manhattan residents in a workshop dedicated to the healing of emotional and spiritual trauma, which concluded with a ceremonial healing circle held at Ground Zero.
Some of his work has been in cooperation with Dr. Lewis Mehl-Madrona, author of Coyote Medicine, Coyote Healing and Coyote Wisdom. Dr. Mehl-Madrona is in private practice in Tucson, Arizona and is currently Coordinator for Integrative Psychiatry and System Medicine for the Program in Integrative Medicine at the University of Arizona College of Medicine in Tucson. He has been referring patients for Desert Intensives with Lench for over twenty five years.
Since 2003, Lench has been working with Caroline Myss, New York Times best-selling author of Anatomy of the Spirit and Sacred Contracts. He was invited to introduce her most recent work, Invisible Acts of Power at its premiere in Fall of 2004. Lench is included in the Experts Forum at Caroline’s website, myss.com. He is also a frequent Guest Speaker at the Caroline Myss Institute in Chicago. See calendar of events for upcoming dates.
Wind Spirit Teaching in the News
- Lench Archuleta: A Walk of Awakening in the Desert
- Lench Archuleta represents American Indian people at World Mission Conference 2000 in Rome.