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September 2014

Orphan Wisdom School: 2014 September ~ People of the Big Tent Grad Class

September 17, 2014 @ 6:00 pm - September 21, 2014 @ 12:00 pm
Orphan Wisdom Golden Lake (Deacon), Ontario K0J1X0 Canada

FOR GRADUATES OF THE ORPHAN WISDOM SCHOOL Perhaps it is because this last oil spill has lapped up on the shores of this big island we live on, finally and irredeemably, or it is because there is water where there should be heat this summer, or because the divorces aren’t working out better than the marriages are, or because some have their noses in the wind, facing where their people should have been, with a feel of what the coming…

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October 2014

Orphan Wisdom School: 2014 October ~ People of Mountain Longing

October 1, 2014 @ 6:00 pm - October 5, 2014 @ 12:00 pm
Orphan Wisdom Golden Lake (Deacon), Ontario K0J1X0 Canada + Google Map

Class 2: When first we contemplated the making of a school for learning in real time, for elders in training, for those who will despite all cyphering fail to live forever, we laughed at ourselves: Why would anyone come to a school that promises no enlightenment, no empowerment, no personalized transmission from the great beyond, no instruction for the inner child, no continuing ed credits? Why would they come to a staggering little farm tucked into a sandy wrinkle between…

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Orphan Wisdom School: People of the Western Tent

October 22, 2014 @ 6:00 pm - October 26, 2014 @ 12:00 pm
Hollyhock, Manson's Landing
Cortes Island, BC V0P 1K0 Canada
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All Orphan Wisdom Graduates Welcome. With the first two years of the Orphan Wisdom School as ballast, now's the time for building a little boat of purpose for the remarkable times entrusted to us, and for deepening, planting, conjuring and living as needed people. 2014: Oct 22-Oct 26, next class Oct 21-25, 2015 Tuition: $585 CDN (meals & accommodations extra) / 4 nights session. 40-50% off room / meals package - click here to register To request registration details, please be…

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New Class: People Gathered by the Storm

October 27, 2014 @ 6:00 pm - October 31, 2014 @ 12:00 pm

NEW CLASS - Session 1: Contemplate the deep poverties and profound possibilities of our time and re-establish the grief and love soaked ties to life, home and village. This is a two-year project of personal ancestral learning and cultural redemption for those who intend to leave a better day for those to come. It is a school that requires no previous experience with living people, dying people or dead people – though you do have experience with all of them –…

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April 2015

People of Mountain Longing, ON

April 22, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - April 26, 2015 @ 12:00 pm
Orphan Wisdom Golden Lake (Deacon), Ontario K0J1X0 Canada + Google Map

class 3 (open to those who have already attended the previous People of Mountain Longing classes) When first we contemplated the making of a school for learning in real time, for elders in training, for those who will despite all cyphering fail to live forever, we laughed at ourselves: Why would anyone come to a school that promises no enlightenment, no empowerment, no personalized transmission from the great beyond, no instruction for the inner child, no continuing ed credits? Why…

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May 2015

People of the Western Tent Graduate Class, BC

May 13, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - May 17, 2015 @ 12:00 pm
Hollyhock, Manson's Landing
Cortes Island, BC V0P 1K0 Canada
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People of the Western Tent Graduate Scholars All Orphan Wisdom Graduates Welcome.With the first two years of the Orphan Wisdom School as ballast, now’s the time for building a little boat of purpose for the remarkable times entrusted to us, and for deepening, planting, conjuring and living as needed people. link to registration Tuition: $585 CDN / 4 nights (meals & accommodation extra, offered at ~40% discount) Location: at Hollyhock, Cortes Island, B.C., Canada To request registration details, please be in touch…

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People Gathered by the Storm, BC

May 18, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - May 22, 2015 @ 12:00 pm
Hollyhock, Manson's Landing
Cortes Island, BC V0P 1K0 Canada
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Orphan Wisdom School at Hollyhock: Second Class Open for registration. NEW CLASS - Session 2/4: Contemplate the deep poverties and profound possibilities of our time and re-establish the grief and love soaked ties to life, home and village. This is a two-year project of personal ancestral learning and cultural redemption for those who intend to leave a better day for those to come. It is a school that requires no previous experience with living people, dying people or dead people – though you do…

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September 2015

People of Mountain Longing, ON

September 30, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - October 4, 2015 @ 12:00 pm
Orphan Wisdom Golden Lake (Deacon), Ontario K0J1X0 Canada

class 4: When first we contemplated the making of a school for learning in real time, for elders in training, for those who will despite all cyphering fail to live forever, we laughed at ourselves: Why would anyone come to a school that promises no enlightenment, no empowerment, no personalized transmission from the great beyond, no instruction for the inner child, no continuing ed credits? Why would they come to a staggering little farm tucked into a sandy wrinkle between…

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October 2015

People Gathered by the Storm, BC

October 25, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - October 29, 2015 @ 12:00 pm
Hollyhock, Manson's Landing
Cortes Island, BC V0P 1K0 Canada
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Orphan Wisdom School at Hollyhock: Third Class CLOSED TO NEW SCHOLARS  (Oct 24 Stephen is offering a presenter evening with Martin Shaw) Die Wise – A Manifesto for Sanity and Soul, is Stephen Jenkinson’s new book about grief, and dying, and the great love of life. Published by North Atlantic Books (March, 2015). Endorsement by Dr. Martin Shaw, author of Snowy Tower: Parzival and The Wet, Black Branch of Language “Stephen Jenkinson’s elegant and sorrow-freighted book brings prophetic insight rather than pastoral affirmations. A…

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April 2016

People of the Big Tent meet People of Mountain Longing

April 20, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - April 24, 2016 @ 12:00 pm
Orphan Wisdom Hall, 427 Tramore Road
Deacon, Ontario K0J1X0 Canada
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PEOPLE OF THE BIG TENT GRADUATES ONLY: Old Woman's People, Old Man's People, River's People, Red Sand White Sand People, People of Silver & Salt, People of the Western Tent and People of Mountain Longing. Should we all be spared and blessed, we'll meet twice in 2016: April 20-24, 2016 and again September 7-11, 2016. REGISTRATION (BALANCE: Early-bird rate expires Jan 10th, 2016.) contact us When first we contemplated the making of a school for learning in real time, for elders in training, for…

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People Calling Called and Come 1/4

April 27, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - May 1, 2016 @ 12:00 pm
Orphan Wisdom Hall, 427 Tramore Road
Deacon, Ontario K0J1X0 Canada
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This class is full. SESSION 1 of 4 contact us Should we all be spared and blessed, we'll meet twice in 2016: 1 of 4: April 27 at 7 PM - May 1 ends at noon 2 of 4: Sept 28 at 7 PM - Oct 2 ends at noon I would not have guessed it, years ago, but the longer the Orphan Wisdom School is up and running the more that people with undiagnosed, undisclosed and indefensible proneness to learning…

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May 2016

People Gathered by the Storm, BC

May 11, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - May 15, 2016 @ 12:00 pm
Hollyhock, Manson's Landing
Cortes Island, BC V0P 1K0 Canada
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Orphan Wisdom School at Hollyhock: Forth Class CLOSED TO NEW SCHOLARS Plans for a new class of The Orphan Wisdom School in the works, to place your name on a list email us: contact@orphanwisdom.com Session 4/4: Contemplate the deep poverties and profound possibilities of our time and re-establish the grief and love soaked ties to life, home and village. This is a two-year project of personal ancestral learning and cultural redemption for those who intend to leave a better day for those to come. It is…

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September 2016

People of the Big Tent meet People Gathered by the Storm

September 7, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - September 11, 2016 @ 12:00 pm
Orphan Wisdom Hall, 427 Tramore Road
Deacon, Ontario K0J1X0 Canada
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PEOPLE OF THE BIG TENT GRADUATES ONLY: Old Woman's People, Old Man's People, River's People, Red Sand White Sand People, People of Silver & Salt, People of the Western Tent, People of Mountain Longing and People Gathered by the Storm. REGISTRATION (BALANCE: Early-bird rate expires June 7th, 2016.) contact us When first we contemplated the making of a school for learning in real time, for elders in training, for those who will despite all cyphering fail to live forever, we laughed…

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Orphan Wisdom School ~ People Calling Called and Come ~ 2/4

September 28, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - October 2, 2016 @ 12:00 pm
Orphan Wisdom Hall, 427 Tramore Road
Deacon, Ontario K0J1X0 Canada
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This Class is Full. SESSION 2 of 4 September 28-October 2nd (Early-bird rate for balance expires June 7th, 2016.) contact us I would not have guessed it, years ago, but the longer the Orphan Wisdom School is up and running the more that people with undiagnosed, undisclosed and indefensible proneness to learning unwelcome things about what they know, and to life, appear. Now they are scholars. They have provoked weddings and offspring and ceremonies of real grandeur, and they are everywhere…

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April 2017

Orphan Wisdom School ~ People Calling Called and Come ~ 3/4

April 26, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - April 30, 2017 @ 12:00 pm
Orphan Wisdom Golden Lake (Deacon), Ontario K0J1X0 Canada + Google Map

This Class is Full. SESSION 3 of 4 April 26-30, 2017 contact us I would not have guessed it, years ago, but the longer the Orphan Wisdom School is up and running the more that people with undiagnosed, undisclosed and indefensible proneness to learning unwelcome things about what they know, and to life, appear. Now they are scholars. They have provoked weddings and offspring and ceremonies of real grandeur, and they are everywhere I go. And by their word of…

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May 2017

Orphan Wisdom School ~ People Come Through Rain and Rune ~ 1/4

May 3, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - May 7, 2017 @ 12:00 pm
Orphan Wisdom Golden Lake (Deacon), Ontario K0J1X0 Canada + Google Map

This Class is Full. We have decided to start yet another new class in Ontario: click link for details Scholars will gather for their sessions in Ontario, Canada. SESSION 1 of 4: May 3rd - 7th, 2017 SESSION 2 of 4: October 4th - 8th, 2017 SESSION 3 of 4: May 16th-20th, 2018 SESSION 4 of 4: September 12th - 16th, 2018 I would not have guessed it, years ago, but the longer the Orphan Wisdom School is up and running the…

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Orphan Wisdom School ~ New Overseas Class: Come From Away ~ 1/4

May 17, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - May 21, 2017 @ 12:00 pm

Now Open for Registration Limited spaces available. Scholars of this Orphan Wisdom School class will gather overseas. SESSION 1 of 4: May 17-21st, 2017 in Wales SESSION 2 of 4: spring 2018 location to be determined (possibly Iceland) SESSION 3 of 4: spring 2019 location to be determined (possibly UK) SESSION 4 of 4: spring 2020 location to be determined (possibly Iceland) To all those who have subtly and ferociously petitioned, pleaded for and pointedly required some incarnation of the Orphan Wisdom School over on your side of…

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June 2017

Orphan Wisdom School ~ New Summer Class ~ 1/4

June 7, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - June 11, 2017 @ 12:00 pm
Orphan Wisdom Golden Lake (Deacon), Ontario K0J1X0 Canada + Google Map

Now Open for Registration Limited spaces available.  Scholars of this new summer class of the Orphan Wisdom School will gather for their sessions in Ontario, Canada. SESSION 1 of 4: June 7th - 11th, 2017 SESSION 2 of 4: October 25th - 29th,  2017 SESSION 3 of 4: spring 2018 SESSION 4 of 4: fall 2018 I would not have guessed it, years ago, but the longer the Orphan Wisdom School is up and running the more that people with undiagnosed, undisclosed and indefensible proneness to…

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August 2017

Orphan Wisdom School ~ People of the Big Tent ~ 2017 Summer

August 22, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - August 27, 2017 @ 12:00 pm
Orphan Wisdom Golden Lake (Deacon), Ontario K0J1X0 Canada + Google Map

PEOPLE OF THE BIG TENT Graduate Scholars Only Old Woman's People, Old Man's People, River's People, Red Sand White Sand People, People of Silver & Salt, People of the Western Tent, People of Mountain Longing and People Gathered by the Storm. When first we contemplated the making of a school for learning in real time, for elders in training, for those who will despite all cyphering fail to live forever, we laughed at ourselves: Why would anyone come to a school…

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September 2017

Orphan Wisdom School ~ People Calling Called and Come ~ 4/4

September 20, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - September 24, 2017 @ 12:00 pm
Orphan Wisdom Golden Lake (Deacon), Ontario K0J1X0 Canada + Google Map

This Class is Full. SESSION 4 of 4: September 20-24, 2017 contact us I would not have guessed it, years ago, but the longer the Orphan Wisdom School is up and running the more that people with undiagnosed, undisclosed and indefensible proneness to learning unwelcome things about what they know, and to life, appear. Now they are scholars. They have provoked weddings and offspring and ceremonies of real grandeur, and they are everywhere I go. And by their word of…

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October 2017

Orphan Wisdom School ~ People Come Through Rain and Rune – 2/4

October 4, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - October 8, 2017 @ 12:00 pm
Orphan Wisdom Golden Lake (Deacon), Ontario K0J1X0 Canada + Google Map

This Class is Full. We have decided to start yet another new class in Ontario: click link for details Scholars will gather for their sessions in Ontario, Canada. SESSION 1 of 4: May 3rd - 7th, 2017 SESSION 2 of 4: October 4th - 8th, 2017 SESSION 3 of 4: May 16th - 20th, 2018 SESSION 4 of 4: September 12th - 16th, 2018 I would not have guessed it, years ago, but the longer the Orphan Wisdom School is up and running the…

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Orphan Wisdom School ~ 2/4

October 25, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - October 29, 2017 @ 12:00 pm
Orphan Wisdom Golden Lake (Deacon), Ontario K0J1X0 Canada + Google Map

Closed Class Scholars of this new class of the Orphan Wisdom School gathered for their session in Ontario, Canada. SESSION 1 of 4: June 7th - 11th, 2017 SESSION 2 of 4: October 25th - 29th, 2017 SESSION 3 of 4: June 13 - 17th, 2018 SESSION 4 of 4: October 3rd - 7th,  2018 I would not have guessed it, years ago, but the longer the Orphan Wisdom School is up and running the more that people with undiagnosed, undisclosed and…

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May 2018

Orphan Wisdom School ~ People Come Through Rain and Rune – 3/4

May 16, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - May 20, 2018 @ 12:00 pm

Closed Class  SESSION 3 of 4: May 16th - 20th, 2018 SESSION 4 of 4: September 12th - 16th, 2018 I would not have guessed it, years ago, but the longer the Orphan Wisdom School is up and running the more that people with undiagnosed, undisclosed and indefensible proneness to learning unwelcome things about what they know, and proneness to life, appear. Now they are scholars. They have provoked weddings and offspring and ceremonies of real grandeur, and they are everywhere I…

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Orphan Wisdom School ~ Overseas Class: Come From Away 2/4

May 30, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - June 3, 2018 @ 12:00 pm

Closed Class Scholars of this Orphan Wisdom School class gather for sessions overseas. SESSION 1 of 4: May 17-21st, 2017 in Wales SESSION 2 of 4: May 30 - June 3rd, 2018 in Árneshreppur, Iceland SESSION 3 of 4: spring 2019 location to be determined (possibly UK) SESSION 4 of 4: spring 2020 location to be determined (possibly Iceland) To all those who have subtly and ferociously petitioned, pleaded for and pointedly required some incarnation of the Orphan Wisdom School over on your side of…

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June 2018

Orphan Wisdom School ~ People by the Times Begotten 3/4

June 13, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - June 17, 2018 @ 12:00 pm
Orphan Wisdom Golden Lake (Deacon), Ontario K0J1X0 Canada + Google Map

Closed Class Scholars of this class of the Orphan Wisdom School gather for their sessions in Ontario, Canada. SESSION 1 of 4: June 7th - 11th, 2017 SESSION 2 of 4: October 25th - 29th, 2017 SESSION 3 of 4: June 13 - 17th, 2018 SESSION 4 of 4: October 3rd - 7th,  2018 I would not have guessed it, years ago, but the longer the Orphan Wisdom School is up and running the more that people with undiagnosed, undisclosed and indefensible…

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July 2018

Orphan Wisdom School ~ People of the Big Tent: 2018 Summer

July 24, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - July 29, 2018 @ 12:00 pm
Orphan Wisdom Golden Lake (Deacon), Ontario K0J1X0 Canada + Google Map

Tuesday July 24 - Sunday July 29, 2018 - followed by DINNER & CONCERT BY IAN TAMBLYN on Sunday, July 29th - ticket purchase link PEOPLE OF THE BIG TENT Graduate Scholars Only Old Woman's People met Old Man's People who met River's People who met Red Sand White Sand People who met People of Silver & Salt who merged with People of the Western Tent who met People of Mountain Longing who met People Gathered by the Storm and whom…

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September 2018

Orphan Wisdom School ~ People Come Through Rain and Rune – 4/4

September 12, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - September 16, 2018 @ 12:00 pm

SESSION 4 of 4: September 12th - 16th, 2018 Orphan Wisdom presents A Night of Grief & Mystery ~ STEPHEN JENKINSON + GREGORY HOSKINS + BAND Concert & Farm Dinner  Sunday September 16th, 2018 (6pm dinner, seating at 5:30pm/ concert start 7pm) Find out more » I would not have guessed it, years ago, but the longer the Orphan Wisdom School is up and running the more that people with undiagnosed, undisclosed and indefensible proneness to learning unwelcome things about what they know,…

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October 2018

Orphan Wisdom School ~ People by the Times Begotten 4/4

October 3, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - October 7, 2018 @ 12:00 pm
Orphan Wisdom Golden Lake (Deacon), Ontario K0J1X0 Canada + Google Map

Closed Class Scholars of this class of the Orphan Wisdom School gather for their sessions in Ontario, Canada. SESSION 1 of 4: June 7th - 11th, 2017 SESSION 2 of 4: October 25th - 29th, 2017 SESSION 3 of 4: June 13 - 17th, 2018 SESSION 4 of 4: October 3rd - 7th,  2018 I would not have guessed it, years ago, but the longer the Orphan Wisdom School is up and running the more that people with undiagnosed, undisclosed and indefensible…

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May 2019

Orphan Wisdom School: People Come From Away ~ overseas class (3/4)

May 22, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - May 26, 2019 @ 12:00 pm
Llanrhian Community (Church) Hall Llanrhian, (St David's), Pembrokeshire, Wales SA62 5BG United Kingdom

This class is closed to new scholars, this session is for scholars who have come to be known as 'People Come From Away'. SESSION 1 of 4: May 17-21st, 2017 in Llanrhian, Wales SESSION 2 of 4: May 30 - June 3rd, 2018 in Árneshreppur, Iceland SESSION 3 of 4: May 22-26, 2019 in Llanrhian, Wales SESSION 4 of 4: spring 2020 date and location to be determined  To all those who have subtly and ferociously petitioned, pleaded for and pointedly required some…

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August 2019

Orphan Wisdom School ~ People of the Big Tent ~ 2019 summer

August 21, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - August 25, 2019 @ 12:00 pm

PROPOSED DATE TO BE CONFIRMED: Wednesday, August 21st - Sunday August 25th, 2019 - likely followed by a dinner & performance on Sunday, Aug.25th  - ticket purchase link to follow PEOPLE OF THE BIG TENT Graduate Scholars Only Old Woman's People met Old Man's People who met River's People who met Red Sand White Sand People who met People of Silver & Salt who merged with People of the Western Tent who met People of Mountain Longing who met People Gathered by the…

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