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Living with Maya Indians

A sabbatical from teaching allowed Rachel to live at the edge of the Jaguar Sanctuary with her Maya friends in a village in Belize. Sleeping in a hammock, living in a palm frond house, hauling wood from the forest, fishing, digging cassava with her machete, learning to carve in slate, washing and bathing in the creek, becoming friends with a shaman were all part of the experience. Images from Belize.

A picture is worth a thousand words. If you can't go to the rainforest, I can bring one to you. Talks can be geared to any age K-adult. They usually last up to an hour with more time left for questions and answers. The talk can be shorter for younger audiences.

I have given over 400 slide shows of beautiful images of exotic forests, amazing wildlife, indigenous people, scientific studies, difficult problems, solutions that are working, ecological concepts and how we can help in our own daily lives by what we do here at home.

Each talk is a minimum of $250 plus transportation. All proceeds are donated to tropical conservation projects.

Talks: Emberá People of the Darien Jungle| Costa Rica Adventure | Good Things | Living with the Maya | Oil in the Amazon | What is a Tropical Rainforest?