A Cascadian Resilience Gathering is growing in the woods of Southern Cascadia. The Guild of Scholars, Scribes and Independent Posties (G.O.S.S.I.P.) has called this gathering during the week of September 9-15, 2013.
They intend to create a safe time and space for Cascadians to share important information pertaining to resilience and networking in a uniquely Cascadian setting.
The gathering will have skill shares, conversations, presentations,
reverence for nature
and live music.
is just east of Glide, Oregon—which is, itself, east of Roseburg, Oregon, and south of Eugene about 60 miles—in the
Umpqua Forest of the Boot-heel of Cascadia, near a body of water called Fuller Lake
.The site has a spring and plenty of parking and camping space.
Emphasis on village building on the 9th to the 13th
, where they will be laying water lines, tapping springs, setting up water filters, building community kitchens, erecting workshops and common spaces. By this time, there should be a lift on fire restrictions, and if so there will be community fires. Groups are invited to add to the village as they wish to design their camps. RumorZ Cafe will be providing a community kitchen and coffee shop. The Guild will be providing a workshop and library space.
Emphasis on education and networking on the 13th to 15th
, where there will be holding space for individuals with skills and ideas to share to do so in community. Groups are asked to to consider what they have to offer. Some proposed skillshares so far: cordage, treeclimbing, photovoltaic/solar hacking, foraging, knackery, slings, bowmaking, sewing, navigation, shelterbuilding, horizontal facilitation, and banjo playing.
Contributions and radical self-reliance help our community to best thrive.
Those interested should bring what they need to survive and some to share, if possible. Gifts of skills and service are especially valued, especially if paired with the tools to serve our fellow Cascadians. People should
that is woods friendly (not going to spoil or leave trash) to donate to our community kitchen(s). Extra tarps and cord can always help.
, otherwise it will be a long hike from the spring.