Sweat Lodge

Miguel Rivera has been a member of Shade Tree, a mentoring group in Los Angeles, since its inception in 1996, introducing at-risk youth to traditional Native American ceremonies and ways of knowledge.

Miguel is on the Board of Directors of Western Gateway Roots and Wings Foundation, an organization dedicated to bring back rites of passage to youth.

Miguel is also very involved in providing healing retreats to veterans suffering from PTSD. He is a percussionist and has taught drumming at Soldier’s Heart men’s conferences.