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Koreen Brennan
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Sept 12-Sept 27, 2009

permaculture design course offered at Pine Ridge Lakota reservation in South Dakota. Full 72 hour course offers professional certification.

Gain these essential skills in a Native American context, a very unique opportunity. The Oglala Lakota tribe has a rich history and Pine Ridge reservation is at the center of it with Wounded Knee and other key historical sites. In addition to the 72 hour certification course, workshops will be offered by tribal members on appropriate technologies, tribal history and native practices and there will be field trips to view sustainable projects and other aspects of the reservation. Come one day early for a special tour of the reservation.

Instructor will be Warren Brush, Certified Permaculture Designer and Educator throughout North America, India and West Africa, founder of True Nature Design, and co-founder of Quail Springs Learning Oasis and Permaculture Farm and Trees for Children. For more than 20 years, Warren has enlightened thousands of people on their discovery of sustainable living and respect for land and communities.
He teaches courses including: Permaculture Certification, Rainwater Harvesting Systems, Ferro-Cement Tank Building, Compost Toilet Systems, Greywater Solutions, Water for Every Farm, Drought Proofing, Cultural Mentoring, Introduction to Permaculture Systems, Corporation Sole Formation, Various Origins Skills, Food Forestry, among other offerings.

Registration details
Prices include tuition, certification, handbook/course guide, catered meals, and camping accommodations nearby. Teepees will be available for early registrants.
Early registration with deposit to secure a place in the course is advised as enrollment is limited and the course is expected to fill quickly.
Early registration by Aug 12 is $1350, $1200 for already certified permaculturists. Couples are $1200.  Full tuition is $1500.
Limited work study and payment plans available, inquire early.

Go to permacultureguild.us for more info or
Contact Cory for more info at cory8570@yahoo.com
 
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