Monthly Archives: February 24, 2007

  • Upcoming Events

    SHIFT

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    Come join us for SHIFT at Whitaker Ponds: http://www.portlandonline.com/parks/finder/index.cfm?ShowResults=yes&SearchText=whitaker+ponds Saturdays at 12 noon, next to the north baseball field. Dress for cold, wet, and muddy! Woo hoo!

  • Philosophy of Tracking

    The Children Eat Story

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    To homeless children sleeping on the street, neon is as comforting as a night-light. Angels love colored light too. After nightfall in downtown Miami, they nibble on the NationsBank building — always drenched in a green, pink, or golden glow. “They eat light so they can fly,” eight-year-old Andre tells the children sitting on the… Read more »

  • Philosophy of Tracking

    Rainy Day Rant

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    Last night my dad called me, wanting to chat. He lives in a warehouse in the countryside south of Portland, next to a major stopping point for trains, in a strange set-up we like to call the “batcave”. Sometimes he needs to talk to someone besides his neighbors, and we have good conversations. Mostly about… Read more »

  • Upcoming Events

    SHIFT

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    Come join us for SHIFT at Whitaker Ponds: http://www.portlandonline.com/parks/finder/index.cfm?ShowResults=yes&SearchText=whitaker+ponds Saturdays at 12 noon, next to the north baseball field. Dress for cold, wet, and muddy! Woo hoo!

  • Deep Mythology

    Coming Up: March’s Natural Way Indigenous Speaker Series

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    Once again, co-sponsored by the College of Mythic Cartography: March 9th, at 7pm — download flyer Circle of Life, Medicine Wheel – A Balanced Way of Life Charles Fast Horse is an Oglala Sioux Medicine Man and artist. Born on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota in 1941, Charles leads workshops on the Lakota… Read more »

  • Philosophy of Tracking

    Victory Dance

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    Ridiculously bound
    crowded round by wire
    and unhappy horrors

    the tale of this territory
    sounds more like
    a wretched terror-story

  • Deep Mythology

    Seekers of Holy Places

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    How do the Places on the landscape help, teach, or mentor you? What does it mean to receive the wisdom of a place, or to ruminate on its riddle? How do you know when you’ve entered a place? Mêsna-ilêhi, natiki mêsnawawa, namamuk-kwêlan.

  • Deep Mythology

    An Obsession of Relatedness

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    What does it mean to base oneself entiredly around the rewilded relationship to basic needs, especially food? To site one’s Temples on the shores of a fish-run, in sacred anticipation, to hold one’s ceremonies on the edge of forest full of venerated deer before the hunt, to have one’s holiday on the day of a… Read more »

  • Philosophy of Tracking

    “Reclaiming the Body: the Bodybased Arts as Center of the New Village”

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    I’ve tried before to write down my view on rewilding our bodies, and my own journey there, but I’ve never felt very satisfied about it. I’d much rather show you — hence why every week we do SHIFT at local wildspaces and so on. But author Nala Walla has really articulated some vital perspectives on… Read more »

  • Upcoming Events

    SHIFT

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    Come join us for SHIFT at Whitaker Ponds: http://www.portlandonline.com/parks/finder/index.cfm?ShowResults=yes&SearchText=whitaker+ponds Saturdays at 12 noon, next to the north baseball field. Dress for cold, wet, and muddy! Woo hoo!

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    Rod McAfee at Natural Way Speaker Series

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    Native American Student and Community Center SW Broadway and Jackson, Portland, Oregon 7:00 – 9:00 pm Rod McAfee Friday, February 9, 2007 Spirituality is Being Real Rod McAfee speaks from his own experience on the meaning of spirituality in our lives. His words go beyond cultural traditions, race, or creed to the fundamental experience of… Read more »

  • Upcoming Events

    SHIFT

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    Come join us for SHIFT at Whitaker Ponds: http://www.portlandonline.com/parks/finder/index.cfm?ShowResults=yes&SearchText=whitaker+ponds Saturdays at 12 noon, next to the north baseball field. Dress for cold, wet, and muddy! Woo hoo!