The Earth Circle Exhibit is a traveling exhibit, a circle of art, consisting of twelve artworks in varying media, each created under the umbrella of multiple ecological themes. The overall theme, Art As Pedagogy, suggests that through art reality can be addressed and ostensibly shaped. The ECE is an ideal art exhibit for display at colleges, universities, and high schools. A lecture accompanies the exhibit.
Bio-Integral Assays is a workshop that includes a detailed rubric for assaying the ecology of forest-wetlands, estuary, college campus, and city ecosystems. Participants assay the biota and matrix as individuals before shifting to context in a profound shift to ecological thinking for assaying the hows and whys of ecosystems. A viable enrichment for classes in nature philosophy, environmental education, and ecology at the college or advanced high school level.
La Terre outdoor learning systems offers education consultin services to facilitate the use of compus facilities (especially primary and secondary schools) and parks as multi-disciplinary outdoor learning tools including teacher in-service workshops, teaching materials, development of outdoor math and science laboratories, interpretive nature trails, etc.
La Terre Integral Center is an educational organization offering a variety of consulting services and workshops congruent to the mission. Services offered both on-site at La Terre and off-site, on campuses, etc. For more information about these offerings or any other, please contact James@laterreintegralcenter.org
Date: TBA. 10AM – 6PM. Facilitator: James Inabinet, PhD. Cost: $25 Enacting a Human Niche extends the mythos of niche by developing actual skills for creating niche, seeking optimum modalities–where and how it CAN go. This requires situating oneself within a prospective niche including considerations of history and place. historical considerations include situating oneself within personal origins (family history) and the origins of the entire cosmos (big history). Place considerations include the where of an individual’s prospective human niche and the overall bioregion within which any place is situated.
Date: TBA. 10AM – 6PM. Facilitator: James Inabinet, PhD. Cost: $25 Mythos of Niche enables discerning rudiments of the shifting sands of niche. niche is contextual, depending on who, where, and when. Discernment involves analyzing where we have been thrown, where we are as who we are and when. viewing everything around us from the perspective of “gift” facilitates discerning and enacting various modes of comportment for places.
Date: TBA. 10AM – 6PM. Facilitator: James Inabinet, PhD. Cost: $25 A series of exercises that enables one to begin the discernment of a fully-human path, one to be enacted by walking it. Exercises facilitate the development of the feeling-function, a non-sensory mode of perception indispensable for discerning a personal path with heart, a ways and means for enacting humanness by acting spontaneously vis-a-vis the emerging future.
Date: TBA. 10AM – 6 PM. Facilitator: James Inabinet, PhD. Cost: $25 Shield enables one to codify and chart gifts, intelligences, and deeply-held predilections that point to a unique series of character archetypes, to be discerned and strategically placed onto visual Shield pattern. When appropriately used, the shield provides a clearing for authenticity that can only arise when you know you.
Date: TBA. 10AM – 6PM. Facilitator: James Inabinet, PhD. Cost: $25 Winter Count enables increased freedom from patterned behaviors of the personal past, behaviors that have inexorably led to the personal now. by discerning and re-feeling significant past moments, a necessary “clearing-away” may leave room to enact new, more harmonious, comportment behaviors.
Coordinator. Moved onto the site at La Terre in 1990. Built house while engaging in nature research inspired primarily by primal world views and deep ecology, seeking what it means to be fully human; seeking what it would be like to create a human niche (a milieu within which humans and their non-human neighbors might thrive) by becoming intimate with this place. Completed Masters of Arts in Earth Literacy (St. Mary of the Woods College, Terre Haute, IN) in 2006. Moved research locus to California to study various cosmologies, seeking aspects that might serve to coherently describe and explain the successful results of nature research. Completed doctorate in Philosophy and Religion with a concentration in Philosophy, Cosmology, and Consciousness at the California Institute of Integral Studies in 2011. Post doctoral research resumes at La Terre, to further the nature research, to articulate connections congruent to the mission of La Terre Integral Center, and teach.