Fuego Sagrado de Itzachilatlan of Colorado corp, Native American Church is a Colorado nonprofit corporation. We are a Place of worship and spiritual healing. As a nonprofit charity we are not organized for the private gain of any person and do not charge for services. Everything that we do is done for the improvement of the quality of life and spiritual well being of all who are willing to embrace these ancient traditions.
Fuego Sagrado de Itzachilatlan of Colorado corp. is an affiliate of The Native American Church. We are the largest denomination of the Indigenous American Religion in history. As a Native American Church we are registered with the D.E.A. Our Road Man at this time is Chris Long who was ordained in 2006 by Aurelio Diaz Tekpankalli.
- Entity identification conformation # 9154675.
- E.I.N # 1430870870-6249
- D.E.A.# A0021.
Unfortunately The Native American Church is highly judged and persecuted. As a federally protected Religion, legal penalties are severe for interfering with our ceremonies. Below are some helpful links regarding our legal status.
- DEA code of regulations.
- First Amendment of the Bill of Rights.
- The American Indian Religious Freedom Act 1978
- American Indian Religious Freedom Act Amendments of 1994
- Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.
- The Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
- Religious Freedom Restoration Act.
- Religious Land Use and Institutionalized Persons Act (RLUIPA)
- The Fair Housing Act
- 18 USC CHAPTER 13 – CIVIL RIGHTS
- Native American Church Higher Court Rulings
- F.S.I. of Colorado Corp. Articles of Incorporation
- Constitution and Bylaws
We also are members of Crestone Spiritual Alliance. The Singing Stone is the name of our drum group, (a sub-committee of our Church) which sings at many Traditional ceremonies and dances. As a Church we have the following attributes:
- Legal existence.
- Officially recognized creed and form of worship.
- Distinct ecclesiastical government.
- Code of doctrine and discipline.
- Distinct religious history.
- Organization of ordained ministers.
- Ordained ministers serving after completing a required course of study.
- Distinct Literature of its own.
- Membership not associated with any other church or denomination.
- Established places of worship.
- Regular congregations.
- Regular religious services.
- Schools for ministerial preparation.
- Schools and training for the young.