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Twining with Jute

Twining with Jute

I started twining with jute last September, and now I have no idea how I did not start earlier. I have always loved twined baskets and textiles and felt this desire to create with this technique but, for some reason, it took me a while to start. Maybe it seemed a bit...

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KINSHIP: World as Archipelago

KINSHIP: World as Archipelago

We inhabit a world of islands. Despite our separations, cosmic and interpersonal, we are all intimately connected. We are joined at the oceanic root, at the depths of the seabed, and by the salt-stippled space between us. The seas of relation that meditate our...

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Living in Reciprocity with the Land

Living in Reciprocity with the Land

Living in Reciprocity with the Land | Online Self-Paced Class In the Living in Reciprocity with the Land Online Class, we will talk about some of civilization’s myths and the importance of seeing our ancient ancestors with new eyes, as well as explore what it means to...

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Stone Age Immersion in Paleolítico Vivo

Stone Age Immersion in Paleolítico Vivo

Our Stone Age Immersion started two weeks ago. We gathered in the North of Spain, hosted by Paleolítico Vivo (Living Paleolithic), in one of the most beautiful Oak forests I have ever seen, a place where wild horses, bisons and the descendants of the aurochs are -...

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Curtume Vegetal de Pele de Peixe na Ebora Megalithica

Curtume Vegetal de Pele de Peixe na Ebora Megalithica

Curtume Vegetal de Pele de Peixe na Ebora Megalithica Mais uma oficina de curtume vegetal com pele de peixe com mais um grupo de participantes fenomenal! 🐟💙 Muito obrigada ao Mário da Ebora Megalithica pelo convite e pela oportunidade, e a todos os participantes pelo...

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Teaching at the Wild Earth Retreat

Teaching at the Wild Earth Retreat

It has been 2 weeks since the end of the Wild Earth Retreat in the South of Portugal, and I am still struggling to put into words what that experience meant to me. All I can feel is deep gratitude for each moment there. I feel so incredibly lucky that I got to meet...

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LIVING AS SACRED | Online Journey

LIVING AS SACRED | Online Journey

Living as Sacred | Online Journey I'm so honoured to be part of Living as Sacred, an online journey that will happen from May to June in 2022 and is inspired by the work of Joanna Macy, author of The Work That Reconnects. As shared by Living as Sacred: The story...

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Curtume de Pele de Salmão na Cividade de Bagunte

Curtume de Pele de Salmão na Cividade de Bagunte

No passado Sábado, tive o enorme prazer de realizar uma oficina de curtume vegetal de pele de salmão, em parceria com a maravilhosa Associação de Proteção ao Património, Arqueologia e Museus de Vila do Conde (APPA-VC). Durante aquela manhã soalheira, acolhidos pelas...

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Sheepskin Tanning Course at Charcos & Companhia

Sheepskin Tanning Course at Charcos & Companhia

Sheepskin Tanning Course at Charcos & Companhia Feeling deeply grateful for this group of human beings who joined me last weekend at Charcos & Companhia headquarters (Aveiro, Portugal) on a sheepskin tanning course to learn how to tan their own sheepskin ☺️...

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Hello there! My name is Ana Filipa Piedade and I am a portuguese hide tanner and ancestral skills student, practioner and teacher who finds a lot of joy in sharing about traditional living skills with others. I hope you enjoy this space!

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» Sheepskin Tanning Guidebook «

In this guidebook, you will learn how to naturally fat tan your own hair-on sheepskin.

You will learn how to use natural fats, smoke, a few hand tools and a lot of elbow grease to transform a raw skin into a beautiful pelt that can be used in various leathercraft projects.

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