[permaculture] Navajo Nation seeks help....

Keith Johnson keithdj at mindspring.com
Wed Oct 14 14:24:52 EDT 2009


Do you have practical knowledge and experience in gardening and 
farming?  Would you like to have an opportunity to share your knowledge 
with communities in need? 

If you would like an opportunity to work with members of the Navajo 
nation, to help them build their local food system, please consider 
offering your services to DINÉ, Inc., which is seeking assistance in 
working with the Navajo nation in Arizona, northeast of Flagstaff.  

DINÉ Inc. welcomes guidance for sustainable Navajo agricultural 
development in many forms - distance learning resources, 
teleconferencing, emailed information, literature, network connections, 
site visits or long-term partnerships. 

For more information on the nonprofit Developing Innovations in Navajo 
Education, Inc., which is currently working to improve and regenerate 
sustainable Navajo farming, go to: 
http://www.navajotrust.org/content.asp?CustComKey=116882&CategoryKey=116883&pn=Page&DomName=navajotrust.org

DINÉ, Inc. is seeking people with expertise in at least one or more of 
the following areas of expertise. 

* experience in farming or serious gardening, especially in dry climates 
and/or high plateau
* experience with developing systems for increasing farm productivity 
and efficiency
* experience with organic, integrated pest management, low-input, or 
permaculture
* experience with ranching, poultry, or other animal husbandry
* experience with technology, including use of video to develop training 
films for distance learning
* experience in business management and marketing as applied to farming
* experience working with entrepreneurs

In exchange for your services, DINÉ, Inc. is able to offer room and 
board.  In addition, a VISTA position is available, too.

If interested, please mail or email a letter explaining your interest, 
experience, and availability - accompanied by a resume - to:
Tina Peshlakai
DINÉ, Inc.
9975 Chestnut Road
Flagstaff, AZ 86004
Jamescita "Tina" Peshlakai <jmpeshlakai at yahoo.com>
(928) 606-4998
-- 
Keith Johnson
"Be fruitful and mulch apply."
Permaculture Activist Magazine
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