ROY COOK Opata Osage

Roy Cook, Opata-Oodham-Osage, is the HEAD GOURD DANCER for the 2005 Sycuan Powwow. He publishes the Native American web site -- -- and is a well-known contributor in the Southern California and national Indian and military-veteran communities.

Excerpts from the Sycuan pow-wow magazine Roy Cook biography:

Roy Cook is a 30-year member of the Golden State Gourd Dance Society, and a 17-year associate member of the Western Oklahoma Comanche Gourd Clan.

Roy Cook is the current elected president of the San Diego American Indian Warriors Association or AIWA.

Roy Cook has performed extensive military service, including US Army Airborne, paratrooper, psychological warfare specialist, Green Beret Special Forces, and is a Vietnam era veteran, including service with the 12th Special Forces Group.

Roy Cook's personal biography may be found on his WEBSITE.

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