Clan Dyken 2017 Beauty Way Tour

On November 9, 2017 Clan Dyken returns to the Ukiah Brewing Company for the Beauty Way, Thanksgiving Give Back Tour raising funds to take firewood and supplies to the Dine, Navajo people of Big Mountain/Black Mesa. https://supportblackmesa.org/ as well as Local Fire Relief efforts. Join us for an uplifting evening of loving, rebellious dancing.
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CFI DIRECTORS SUPPORT PROPOSAL TO RENAME GARCIA RIVER TO THE ANCESTRAL NAME P'da HAU

Please read beyond the CFI letter of support to where Sal Martinez and Isaac Rios, Tribal Historians and Cultural Advocates for the Manchester Band of Pomo Indians posit their case for the renaming the Garcia River to the Ancestral name of P'da Hau.Rosanne IbarraField RepresentativeCongressman Jarod HuffmanInland Mendocino and Northern Sonoma Counties559 Low Gap Road, Ukiah, CA 95482Dear Congressman
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Mendo Moves for Standing Rock

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An Early Thanksgiving to Support Water Defenders of Standing Rock

On November 6, hundreds of people attended the Mendo Stands with Standing Rock Teach-In, Cultural Ceremony and Fundraiser at the Redwood Valley Community Guild. Neighbors from across the county gathered to hear stories from activists who have been and support others that are going to Standing Rock and to hear about the struggles local tribes face with respect to desecration of sacred sites and disregard
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Mendo Stands with Standing Rock, Teach In Cultural Ceremony & Fundraiser

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Earthquake Consciousness takes us to Ecuador Summer 2016

Because we live in “earthquake country” ourselves may be why our community responds to help wherever earthquakes occur in the world.  In March of 2015 we assisted in producing a fund raiser garnering close to $5,000 in local donations for earthquake relief efforts in Nepal.  CFI sponsors the SherpaCares.org Classroom in the Clouds (HEBS Himalayan English Boarding School) campaign
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What Came Home from the Forest

End view of bark stripped all in one pieceFor two weekends in March a small crew of people worked together to build a small diameter pole addition onto the back of a garage at MendoDragon Community in Boonville.  It is likely destined to be a greenhouse but we are going to allow ourselves to "sit" with it a while before determining our next steps.Our friends, George and Kate, invited us to come
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Practicing Reciprocity

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Revolutionary Peace - The Purr Heard 'Round the World

On Sunday, January 18, the Cloud Forest Institute board of directors held our first quarterly meeting of 2015.  But this was not a typical meeting.  Director Govinda Dalton had come prepared to video record a live webcast of presentations via his website earthcyles.net. We were to be broadcast live around the world over the internet. The presentations were given by representatives of
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Forest Restoration and Stewardship Small Diameter Pole Utilization Class in Greenfield on June 14th and 15th!!!

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