About the Author
Jake George has been writing professionally for twelve years. Published articles and books range from medical self-help, to stories and esseys about Native Americans. Jake is of mixed Lenape (Delaware Indian) and White blood. He grew up in Rochester, NY and has visited other countries throughout his life and interacted with the Native peoples, he met along the way, to learn what he could of their cultures and to impart on them some of his Native American culture and heritage. Jake is active in the winter Pow Wow circuit in Florida and dance Men’s Traditional dance. He makes the majority of his own regalia and is a maker and player of Native American flutes.
Married to his High School sweetheart almost thirty six years ago, Jake and his wife Jan, live in central Florida. They share their life with a smooth Collie. Jake works for the Department of the Air Force as an Acquisition Logistics specialist and is retired from the US Navy reserves. His wife Jan is his primary editor and business manager.
Co-Author of “Graves’ Disease, In Our Own Words” with Nancy Patterson Ph.D. released September 2002, (ISBN 1-878398-20-2). A medical self-help book, it is 214 pages of information on Graves’ disease with question and answer format chapters. First printing sold out in ten months. We are currently in our second printing.
Author of “The Red Man In Me,” a CHAP book of Native American poetry, short stories and essays. It is forty pages and published by Blue Note Publications. It is a limited edition of 1000 signed copies. Due to the limited edition of the publication I did not request an ISBN number.
Author of A New Dawn follow-on to “Grandfather’s Song”. The second book tells of their hardships and triumphs in the Old World.
A frequent Guest Columnist, (Florida Today) on Native issues.
Numerous articles published related to health issues regarding Thyroid disease. Some of his thyroid articles have been translated into 6 languages through the National Graves' Disease Foundation.
Jake is is available for Public engagements and book signings. He is able to promote the book at bookstores, Native American gatherings and Pow Wows.
Jake has appeared on televised broadcasts as well as interviewed on radio regarding health issues as well as Native American topics.