[permaculture] Straw bale instructor needed for pine ridge

Cory Brennan cory8570 at yahoo.com
Thu Apr 8 23:34:50 EDT 2010


Sorry, did not mean to send to the group, this was to Katey only.

--- On Thu, 4/8/10, Cory Brennan <cory8570 at yahoo.com> wrote:

> From: Cory Brennan <cory8570 at yahoo.com>
> Subject: Re: [permaculture] Straw bale instructor needed for pine ridge
> To: "permaculture" <permaculture at lists.ibiblio.org>
> Date: Thursday, April 8, 2010, 8:10 PM
> Your work looks great, Katey. 
> 
> I will call you, what part of the country? I'm in LA, so
> dont' want to call you too late if you're east coast. Or
> call me, mornings or evenings (I'm tied up in the afternoons
> usually)
> 
> Remuneration is negotiable - it depends somewhat on how
> many students from outside the rez we get. The grant is for
> $1200 per week if we get that. How much do you usually
> charge?  We are very interested in wrapping mobile
> homes with straw bale as there are so many badly insulated
> homes on the rez and people die from weather exposure
> because of it, so that is something we would want input on.
> 
> 
> We charge outside students to come and build on the rez so
> that Lakota can attend the classes for free. We will hand
> pick some Lakota who will use the info and teach others, to
> attend the class. 
> 
> The main thing is that we have a project on the site we are
> working with in Pine Ridge which is to finish off an already
> framed workshop with straw bale walls. Or to build a student
> classroom/housing facility from scratch. Dates are
> negotiable but one time frame that would work well would be
> late July. 
> 
> Do you feel you would be able to bring anyone from outside
> the rez to the class as a paying student from your
> network?  (this helps boost remuneration).
> 
> We have a growing international network of people
> interested in these classes and should be able to create
> pretty good attendance, possibly excellent attendance. Our
> PDC in August is filling up already.
> 
> Best, Cory Brennan
> 818-731-4706
> 
> 
> 
> --- On Thu, 4/8/10, katey culver <katey at earthandstraw.com>
> wrote:
> 
> > From: katey culver <katey at earthandstraw.com>
> > Subject: Re: [permaculture] Straw bale instructor
> needed for pine ridge
> > To: "permaculture" <permaculture at lists.ibiblio.org>
> > Date: Thursday, April 8, 2010, 3:23 PM
> > Cory, My husband, Howard Switzer, and
> > I teach straw bale courses and have
> > wanted to work in the Pine Ridge community.  Our
> > website doesn't show all we
> > do (I'm not very web savvy) but you get an idea:
> > www.earthandstraw.com
> > 
> > If you'd like to talk to us our number is
> 931-589-6513
> > 
> > Do you know what dates?  What is the remuneration?
> > 
> > Katey
> > 
> > On Thu, Apr 8, 2010 at 2:16 PM, Cory <cory8570 at yahoo.com>
> > wrote:
> > 
> > > I would like to offer a straw bale workshop this
> > summer at pine ridge
> > > Lakota reservation and am looking for an
> instructor
> > >
> > > --
> > Katey Culver
> > www.earthandstraw.com
> > 
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