[permaculture] Navajo Nation seeks help....
ellarozin at gmail.com
Wed Oct 14 15:08:51 EDT 2009
thanks. I'll definitely forward along!
On Wed, Oct 14, 2009 at 2:24 PM, Keith Johnson <keithdj at mindspring.com>wrote:
> 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:
> 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
> * 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
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