Texas asked this question so now there are at least three more wondering
So, Let me put it this way, How to be a Christian?
If you look this up on your search engines you will get anywhere from 10 to 110 answers.
This is the reason why Native Americans do not wish to become religious!
To answer your question YES I am a Christian!
Smudging is just another great tool to help you pray.
However to be a Christian is even easier than that.
Ask the son of God to forgive you for your past.
By believing that Jesus Christ did in fact forgive you, you are a Christian, Period!
When you slip and fall back, ask again for forgiveness, just keep asking and keep believing.