Our mission is to educate and promote the healing properties of hemp that support agricultural and sustainable economic lifestyles while healing both the earth’s land and our physical bodies.
Founder/Mother/Medicine Woman of WENS
For the last 16 years, Gemma has been a pioneer in the cultivation, product creation and distribution of the hemp and cannabis tree. By making medicine, and assisting others with their self-healing process she is widely acclaimed as the first lady of Hemp and the only person to have written her own SOP and Code of Conduct for utilization, transport and growth of Hemp through Religious Freedom.
Gemma announced her spiritual organization growing hemp to the DEA, DOJ, and the State of New Mexico in May of 2015, and has since successfully grown two harvest seasons and is still expanding.
Wumaniti Flow Life
Gemma honors her ancestors by continuing her good work creating a sanctuary network of members that includes spiritual leaders, healers, and sacrament guides. Through her commitment, she shares her gifts by offering hemp and cannabis education, blessings and activations for both individuals and large groups. Gemma travels internationally and resides with her family in northern New Mexico where she continues to live in close direct mentorship with various elders and master teachers respecting the ways of the land. She leads healing retreats and runs a Traditional Hemp Lodge. Sharing her deep passion for music, children, horses, growing and making food, Gemma realizes these are the reasons she has been called to be a leader in the Hemp Industry’s future.
"I have overcome ridicule, jealousy, envy and humiliation by people in my community and here I stand now being supported by some of the very best of New Mexico who have also been putting the same kind of sweat , blood and tears to make this medicine more readily available for the citizens of our beautiful New Mexico and beyond. "
Gemma's efforts have been supporting economic, agricultural, and healing growth within indigenous communities, while building eco-conscious hemp practices.
My mother was from Taos Pueblo, NM and my father was from Tesuque Pueblo, NM. I am 38 years old, and living well. I have three daughters and one son. I grew up on the reservation. I currently reside on Taos Pueblo and manage administrative functions for the office and most of our fundraising efforts. I support sustainability, economic growth, and I love to ride our horses.
I help coordinate tasks, take care of administrative duties, make contacts for various functions and upcoming business, and also help contribute during brainstorming sessions with Gemma and Elliott. I am of Taos Pueblo, Cheyenne, Jicarilla Apache lineage and I reside at Taos Pueblo in the shadow of my sacred mountain.
In 2011 I accepted Gemma’s invitation to the WUMANITI Board of Directors . As a professional Business and Life Coach I offer skills in clarifying Intentions, goal setting and creating the character and presence of the Organization. I am a mentor to both the individuals and the organization.
I earned my Juris Doctorate from Abraham Lincoln University and School of Law. I have 37 years of experience in fiduciary management, fiscal responsibility, asset and property management experience, private placement and venture capital, real estate financing, acquisition, development, construction, sales and mortgage banking. I have performed the same advisory role for Feed the “D” a non-profit organization that grows food for the homeless of Detroit, Michigan as well as many other community food growing banks.
Jasper comes from a long lineage of Taos Pueblo people. He currently resides at Taos Pueblo with his family, and continues to help his friends and relatives in many ways. He is well respected for it. Jasper mentors the younger generations of all people. Jasper does tipi ceremonies and carries the legacy of grandfather "Little" Joe Gomez. He supports WENS through his spirituality and knowledge.