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firefly gathering!
http://www.fireflygathering.org/

Skills for living with the Earth
July 9-12, 2009
In the mountains near Asheville, NC

Classes may include:

* Archery
* Atl-atl making
* Bamboo utensils
* Basic car repair
* Beekeeping
* Bird calls and identification
* Blacksmithing
* Book making
* Breadmaking
* Brewing (meadmaking)
* Buckskin pouches
* Bullroarers
* Butchering
* Candle making
* Canning
* Composting toilets for your home
* Cordage
* Debris hut making
* Deer leg usage
* Diaper free parenting
* Drop spinning
* Drumming
* Felting
* Finger weaving
* Fire (bow drill, hand drill, flint and steel)
* Fire building
* Flintknapping
* Herb walk
* Hide tanning
* Kudzu basketry
* Moccasin making
* Net bags
* Pelt tanning
* Pigment paints
* Pine needle basketry
* Pottery
* Primitive cooking
* Primitive instruments
* Quillwork
* Rivercane flutes
* Salve making
* Scouting and camoflauge
* Soapmaking
* Solar
* Storytelling
* Tincture making
* Tracking
* Trapping (modern and primitive)
* Veggie oil conversions
* Wild woods walk
* Wilderness awareness
* Wilderness first aid
* Womens' herb walk
* Wood carving

Kids' classes may include:

* Awareness games
* Capture the flag
* Cooperative games
* Cordage
* Debris shelter building
* Pottery
* Scouting and camoflage
* Spinning
* Tool safety

we will be there. we had sooo much fun last year and are looking forward to being there the full duration this year. there should be a few other madison county homeschooling families there, too!
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Firefly Gathering

Skills for living with the Earth
June 27-30, 2008
In the mountains near Asheville, NC

Prices:
Full Admission: $75-150 sliding scale, includes camping, classes, facilities access June 27-30
Day Pass: $25-50 sliding scale, includes classes

Some Instructors may charge materials fees for classes.

Contact:
www.fireflygathering.org
fireflygathering@yahoo.com
206-661-6550 or locally at 828-230-0960

Classes may include:
Friction fire
Basketry with local materials
Hide tanning
Primitive pottery
Wildfoods cookery
Firebuilding 101
Homesteading 101
Wilderness awareness
Quillwork
Bamboo utensils
DIY dentistry
Bowmaking
Spinning wool and flax
Cordage
Debris shelter building
Butchering
Homebrewing
Women's health
Canning
Flintknapping
Blacksmithing
Curing meat
Wild food foraging
Native American flutes

Links:
www.backtracks.org
www.boss-inc.com
www.braintan.com
www.chestnutherbs.com
www.earthknack.com
www.echoes-in-time.com
www.hollowtop.com
www.lovetheearth.com
www.mapsgroup.org
www.primitiveskills.org
www.primitiveskillslinks.com
www.teachingdrum.org

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