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We offer classes in traditional hunting and fishing, ancestral living skills, ethnobotany and basketry. Below is a list of both our annual “classic” courses as well as those courses that are offered periodically. Several classes, including Skills of the Hunter, Cedar Bark Harvesting, Cedar Quiver, Pine Needle Bracelet, and Porcupine Quill Embroidery have been retired.

Annual Courses

Traditional Hunting & Fishing

Traditional Arrow Making - Day Class
Bow Making - Overnight Class
Path of the Hunter Mentoring Program- In-depth Program

Ancestral Living Skills

Backyard Blacksmithing and Knife Making – Overnight Class
Fire by Friction – Day Class
Flintknapping – Day Class
Traditional Tanning – Consecutive Day Classes
Wilderness Survival Trek – Overnight Class
Wilderness Survival Skills – Overnight Class
Earthwalk Gathering – Overnight Event!
Ancestral Living Skills Apprenticeship- In-depth Program

Ethnobotany

Goat Milk Soap Making – Day Class
Herbal Creams & Lotions – Day Class
Seaweeds & Coastal Foraging – Overnight Class
Wild Edible Plants and Food Foraging – Overnight Class
Ethnobotany Apprenticeship- In-depth Program

Basketry

Twined Salla Bag- Two Separate Day Classes

Periodic Courses

Traditional Hunting & Fishing

Hunting and Fishing When It Counts – Multi-Day Class
Nature Awareness & Tracking - Multi-Day Class
Traditional Fishing - Multi-Day Class

Ancestral Living Skills

Advanced Tanning and Clothing Making – Multi-Day Class
Primitive Cooking - Multi-Day Class
Stone Bowls & Tools – Day Class

Ethnobotany

Cooking with Seaweeds – Day Class
Dandelion Wine – Day Class
Elderberry Wine- Day Class
Herbal Salves & Lip Balms – Day Class
Herbal Soap Making – Day Class
Stocking Your Herbal Medicine Cabinet – Multi-Day Class
Wild Edible Plants of the Cascades – Day Class

Basketry

Birch Bark Container - Day Class
Birch Bark Knife Sheath – Day Class
Cedar Covered Canteen - Day Class
Cedar Mat Weaving - Day Class
Cedar & Sweetgrass Button Basket - Day Class
Folded Cedar Basket – Day Class (We no longer include bark harvesting in this class.)
Lummi-Style Berry Basket - Day Class
Ornaments and Earrings – Day Class
Pine Needle Coiling – Day Class
Plaited Cedar Gathering Basket – Two Consecutive Day Classes
Pine Needle on Gourd Basketry - Day Class
Plaited Cedar Toolkit - Day Class
Tule Bowl Making - Day Class
Tule Mat Making - Day Class
Woven Cedar Basket in Oval – Multi-Day Class