A Guide’s Field Journal of ’22 Native Teen Guide In Training Camp

Brandi Atene shares insights, memories, and stories from the 2022 Native Teen Guide Rafting Trip The 2022 Native Teen Guide In Training Camp was a success. This year’s NTGIT brought 18 students from tribes and nations across the western United States to the San Juan River to explore, learn, and connect under the mentorship of…

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Experience the CFI Educational Journey through Film

“The River has a story to tell.” Take a journey down the San Juan River to see CFI’s educational methods firsthand. In October of 2021, Canyonlands Field Institute teamed up with Visit Utah and Local.Studio to create a film that tells the story of CFI Education on the Upper San Juan. This project is part…

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Indigenous Connections to Water

Indigenous Connections to Water information flyer

Join founders of River Newe, Jessica and Sammy Matsaw, along with Indigenous guides, Nikki and Colleen Cooley, and Lyle Balenquah for a virtual screening and panel discussion of two short films that highlight Indigenous connections to water. Water Flows Together elevates the importance of acknowledging Indigenous lands in outdoor recreation through the voice of Colleen…

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