* December 10, 2011 A Journey of Many Voices: Stories Across the Curriculum,
Corrales, New Mexico. John Stokes will join Abenaki storyteller/writer Joseph
Bruchac for this one day exploration of “how stories can help us to teach, learn,
write and tell our own stories.” $30 per person. Click here to view flyer. For more information &
registration call: 505-897-8375 (Cottonwood School) or visitwww.cottonwoodschool.org.
January 18 & 21 Bujinkan Martial Arts, Rio Rancho, New Mexico. We will present two
hour-long sessions of Arnis training for the “7 Up” belts at the Bujinkan dojo.
January 28 - February 20 Arts of Life, Hawai’i / Nurturing the Roots, Mentor
Outreach, Polynesia. We will travel to O‘ahu for our annual work with the
Kamehameha Elementary School, as well as meetings with Brother Noland, the
graduates of our TTPHI mentor training and others. We will also visit Papeete
and our friends on Huahine in French Polynesia.
March/April The Arts of Life / NTR Mentor Outreach, Brazil. John Stokes will travel
to Brazil to join several members of our Nutrindo as Raízes mentor group to
present a special course for educators in Florianopolis, Santa Catarina.
May 21 - May 25 Nurturing the Roots: Cottonwood School, Cuba, New Mexico. Our
mentor team, including Cary Odes, Joel Glanzberg, John Stokes and others will
once again work with the staff of the Cottonwood Montessori School of
Corrales, New Mexico.
June (dates to be determined) Nurturing the Roots: Mentor Outreach, O‘ahu. We will
visit Hawai‘i to continue our work with our TTPHI mentor group, joining our graduates in their community programs around the islands.
* July 7 - 14 Hawkeye Training, Cuba, New Mexico. A week-long skills camp for
boys ages 12-18, held near Cuba, NM. Skills include tracking, survival, Nature
awareness, music, story, dance, comedy and the martial arts. Limited to 30
boys. This will be the 26th year of the Hawkeye camp! For information and
registration, contact: The Tracking Project, (505) 898-6967. Cost: $600 Click here to view flyer.
* July 7 - 14 Hawkeye Scout, Cuba, New Mexico. This will be the fourteenth year for
this advanced training camp for young men. Skills include advanced tracking,
stalking, movement and living on the land. Limited to 13 young men. For
information and registration, contact: TheTracking Project, (505) 898-6967,
* July 21 - 28 Dreamtracking, Cuba, New Mexico. Our week-long skills camp
for girls, ages 10 - 16, now in its seventeenth year. Offering basic tracking and
survival skills, music, story, dance and natural movement training, this camp is a
counterpart to our Hawkeye Training camp for boys. Limited to 30 girls. For
information and registration, contact: The Tracking Project, (505) 898-6967.
Cost: $600. Click here to view flyer.
* August 24 - 26 The Art of Seeing, The Way of the Tracker, New Mexico. Joel
Glanzberg (teacher of permaculture and landscape design) will join John Stokes
for an immersion experience in the art of seeing. Together John and Joel blend
the pattern recognition/ literacy of permaculture and tracking into a deep
exploration of Nature, sustainability and whole systems. For information and
registration, contact: TheTracking Project, (505) 898-6967. Cost: $250. Click here to view flyer.
* September 8 - 15 Tracking in the Southwest, New Mexico. Join us for this
Southwestern tracking intensive — a hiking, camping and tracking journey to
the heart and soul of northern New Mexico. A unique opportunity to learn
about animal tracking, survival skills, Native cultures and the Arts of Life while
camping out in the land of the Anasazi. Limited to 25 people. Cost: $950.
Special price for registration before June 1 — $800. For information and
registration, contact: The Tracking Project, (505) 898-6967,
firstname.lastname@example.org Click here to view flyer
October (dates to be determined) The Art of Tracking / Mentor Outreach Brazil. Our team will travel to Brazil for a series of gatherings and tracking classes. At
this time we are planning to join the members of our mentor circle, Nutrindo as
Raízes, and our partners at the University of Peace (UNIPAZ) to present a
course in Brasília.
Please note: We take part in many other gatherings and events throughout the
year. These listings are the dates which were fixed by publication time for this
newsletter (December 12, 2011). Visit the Calendar page of our website for
updates and additions to this listing.