October 5th, 2013 Last Updated on: October 5th, 2013
“Ayden's Song (Puzzled)” is s poignant reflection on a small child who has endured numerous hardships in his young life. Epilepsy, Autism and ADHD are formidable, but so is the spirit of this little boy, who struggles to triumph over brain surgery, meds and difficult diagnoses.
Teenage Native American R&B Artist Jayda Lakota was stirred by this little warrior's plight and has released a song about him. A high school student, Lakota is a Native American Indian, who belongs to the Piscataway Indians from southern Maryland. She has been singing for most of her life and honing her dancing skills. Now, she is performing and recording new songs and pursuing a career in R&B Music.
Keenly aware of her own blessings, Lakota was moved with compassion by the situation faced by Ayden and his parents. “Ayden's Song (Puzzled)” explores the duality of life, that good things happen alongside terrible things. Further, this track celebrates the human spirit and its power to persevere in spite of daunting obstacles. To hear this stirring song, visit http://www.reverbnation.com/rpk/bio/3471600 . Enjoy Jayda Lakota's performance of the National Anthem at http://youtu.be/xOMfzGFY9g0.
Dr. Dawn Karima is the author of two award-winning novels, THE MARRIAGE OF SAINTS, a selection in the University of Oklahoma's American Indian Studies Series and THE WAY WE MAKE SENSE, a finalist in the Native American First Book Award Competition.
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