August 2021 – June 2022
Program Focus: Ethics & protocols for spiritual land stewardship, Sovereignty & marriage to the land, being indigenous to place, sacred sites, seasonal rituals, communication & building harmonious partnerships with Nature & Land Spirits including; Guardians, Ancestors, Plants, Trees, Elementals, Fae & more, introduction to Earth Healing work.
Cost: $1,200, $300 non-refundable deposit. Balance due by August 20, 2021 unless you arrange a payment plan with me prior. Pre-registration with application & deposit required. Small group setting space is limited. Payment options will be provided once your application has been submitted and approved. (Scroll down to complete application)
Pre-Requisites: Students must have prior journeying experience and be comfortable journeying on their own. Spots will be filled on a first come first serve basis, preference will be given to students who have completed Spirit Wisdom, Plant Spirit Wisdom &/or any of the Being in Relationship class series.
Required Reading: Participants are required to have these books for the apprenticeship. In the spirit of supporting the Earth and small businesses I invite you to consider http://www.abebooks.com as an online resource for sourcing used books or http://www.bookshop.org sells new books for independently owned book stores.
“Braiding Sweetgrass” by Robin Wall Kimmerer
“Enchantment of the Faery Realm” by Ted Andrews
“Medicine for the Earth” by Sandra Ingerman
Schedule: Four weekend meetings & five single day meetings over the course of a year.
Weekend gatherings will be held on private primitve sites where we’ll spend our time together outside in Nature with plenty of space for physical distancing from humans and observation of health & safety protocols.
Please don’t hesitate to get in touch if you have any questions or would like further clarification around safety & health protocols before enrolling.
All daily class dates will be held via Zoom or conference call, with one exception being an optional in person *Nature walk/journey in Arcata, CA November 2021.
Times are listed in Pacific Standard Time. Weekend classes meet in person 10:30am – 5:30pm both days, single day classes meet 11am – 3pm via Zoom or conference call.
Saturday & Sunday August 21st – 22nd, 2021 – Weekend gathering in Mendocino, CA
Saturday & Sunday September 18th – 19th, 2021 Fall Equinox – Weekend gathering in Northern Humboldt, CA
Sunday, October 10th, 2021 – Conference call
*Thursday, November 11th, 2021 11am – 1pm – (Optional) Nature walk & journey Arcata, CA
Sunday, December 19th, 2021 Winter Solstice – Conference call
Sunday, February 6th, 2022 – Conference Call
Sunday, March 20th, 2022 Spring Equinox – Conference Call
Sunday, April 10th, 2022 – Conference call
Saturday & Sunday April 30th – May 1st, 2022 Beltane – Weekend gathering in Mendocino, CA
Saturday & Sunday June 25th – June 26th, 2022 – Graduation weekend Northern Humboldt, CA
Earth Tenders Apprenticeship Application