In Caney Circle tradition we believe that every human being is born in the company of a spiritual entity whose task is to guide and protect that person. We believe that this spirit is difficult to access at first and does not normally make its presence readily evident. This spirit is called "semisaki" ("sweet spirit" or guradian spirit").
The guardian spirit is a personal protector. Although the energy and strength associated with an individual's guardian spirit can be used to aid another individual, the primary function of a person's guardian spirit is to guide and protect THAT person exclusively.
The guardian spirit is also an information conduit. It is uniquely connected to the flow of Cosmic consciousness and Cosmic wisdom that emanates from the Center of the Universe. As such it acts as a vehicle for the individual to connect with that consciousness.
As I said earlier, the semisaki is not normaly automatically connected to the conscious awareness of the individual from birth. Usually that connection has to be coaxed into existance. The process by which an individual attempts to establish a lasting and meaningful connection between himself or herself and the guardian spirit that is supposed to guide him or her is called "VISION QUEST".