| Children's Culture
| Open Positions
Our administrative campus, where our offices, library, bookstore, workshop, and staff housing are located, is called Nadmadewining, which is Ojibwe for Support Camp
. The name reflects one of its primary purposes: to support the school's two wilderness immersion programs
. It also supports the school's increasing emphasis on reviving the Children's Culture
, both here in the school community and through publishing material on the topic.
The staff, averaging around 12 people, lives at Nadmadewining as an intentional community, mostly in group housing. We share evening meals and meet regularly for consensus decision-making. With half of us being graduates of the Wilderness Guide Program
, we integrate the skills, customs, and awarenesses of native lifeway in our hybrid life that incorporates modern communication technology. Truthspeaking, dream sharing, and the talking circle as regular practices, as are wild edible foraging, hide tanning, and other crafts and skills.
Nadmadewining is a multi-faceted and always-busy community. In addition to handling the food, supplies, communications, repairs, and vehicle maintenance for the entire school, we maintain the library
. Tamarack and a team of editors dedicated to his writings, is housed at Nadmadewining. In addition, nearly everyone here is involved in providing guardianship of the Children's Culture
, and collective healing work
, as well as the maintenance and upkeep required as our community and programs grow and expand.