David has been teaching in the outdoor education field for years; 20 years as a Camp counselor and Primitive skills instructor for Passages Adventure Camp, and through the school he established, Blue Heron Outdoor School. David and Lena met in 2002 at Dreamtime School for Herbal Medicine and together dreamed into reality; Wildcrofthollow Botanical Sanctuary, and our studio, “Michifmakers”. Lena is the owner of Medicine Lake Herbals and a fiber artist whose work has appeared in "Art Doll Quarterly" .After a lifetime of accumulating skills and wisdom we are grateful to have the space and time to offer our unique perspective on living a life in balance and harmony.
We would like to acknowledge these teachers that have shared their wisdom with us. You were there when we needed you.
Charles Worsham – primitive skills esp. tracking
Jon Young – primitive skills/how to learn
Kathleen Maier – herbal medicine
Rosemary Gladstar – herbal medicine
Stephen Buhner – sacred plant medicine
Steve Quam – flintknapping
Steve Woodward – Kali
Teresa Boardwine – herbal medicine
Tom Brown – primitive skills
Wendy "Makoons" Geniusz – Ojibwemowin
Karyn Sanders and Sarah Holmes "Blue Otter School of Herbal Medicine"