CRICKETT SHIELDS (Dancer) George “Crickett” Shields lives in Shawnee, Ok. with one son. Tribal affiliations: Pawnee/ Otoe-Missouria/ and Sioux. Presently, is an Educational staff member with Putnam City School District. Official title: Director of Putnam City schools “Native American Student Services”, has worked in the field of education for 20 plus years. Teacher trainer for Native American history and culture. Traditional Native Dancer, singer (ever since I could walk). Professional dance experience: Previously worked on stage as a dancer with the “American Indian Dance Theater Company” out of NYC., and has traveled the country and the world performing Native dances and singing. Learned about Native traditional/ceremonial ways from my elders and relatives from a young age.