Campwide Briefings

Campwide Briefing November 18-22

Celebrate Native American Heritage ALL MONTH post student projects in the student showcase! http://chat.rain.org/cgi-bin/nph-camp-fr

Join us online for a CAMPWIDE ROCK ART GALLERY and a LIVE CHAT with our EXPERT ROCK ART TRAIL GUIDE. If you can not be there live, email questions in advance.

NEW DATE: November 20th, we have a Trail Guide Chat planned with William Hyder from UC Santa Cruz, an expert in Native Rock Art, and past president of the American Rock Art Research Association. 11am PST / Noon Mountain Time.

Our wonderful Rock Art Gallery (great for inspiring your own hands-on rock art projects) is at

http://www.rain.org/campinternet/southwest/rockartgallery/

Do a class mural out on the grounds with chalk. On a large blackboard. On a roll of brown craft paper that wraps around a corner of the room like a cave. On fine sandpaper. Or on black / brown paper with colored crayons. Paint actual small hand held rocks ...... What story will they tell with images ?

MONTH-LONG EVENT November is Native American Heritage Month and we are hosting the CAMP INTERNET NATIVE AMERICAN HERITAGE STUDENT SHOWCASE 2002 and invite your fellow teachers to participate.

http://www.rain.org/~camp/2002-2003/Celebrate-Native-American-Heritage-Month.doc

At the URL above is a flyer you are welcome to share with fellow teachers on your campus to invite them to also participate in this online STUDENT SHOWCASE they do not need to be subscribing Campers. Please help us get the word out about Camp Internet on your campus by printing out this flyer and sharing it with your colleagues. They sill submit their student work as email attachments or on disk. It will then be posted in the Showcase Nov 25th December 21st for their viewing.

FOR SUBSCRIBING CAMPERS ONLY you will have a live room to post projects in (NOT open to the public) all month long. Any students works written or photographs of hands-on projects are welcome for addition to the showcase and will be the premier features of the CAMP INTERNET NATIVE AMERICAN HERITAGE STUDENT SHOWCASE 2002. The Campers-only room opens on Tuesday November 5th and remains open for postings until November 22nd. It will then go to permanent Showcase status and have all other student work from non-subscribed classrooms added and open for viewing through Dec 31st.

You can post Native American Studies projects in the Field Reports Campwide M-F 8am-3pm all month long November 5-22. With students participating from New Mexico, Arizona and California this year, we expect a diversity of projects and perspective, and will also have Native American student work presented about their own peoples. Post in http://chat.rain.org/cgi-bin/nph-camp-fr