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Bartram Trail Conference
2013 Biennial Conference

Sponsored byOrion Magazine

October 11–13, 2013
The Mountain, Scaly Mountain, North Carolina

Friday
4:00–6:00
Check-in and Late Registration
Registration fee: $225 for double occupancy
5:30
Reception
6:30
Dinner
7:30
Welcome to The Mountain—Chuck
7:45
Demonstration of traditional Eighteenth Century Crafts
Introduction: Jim Kautz
Rivercane Basketmaking—Ramona Lossie
Stamped Pottery—Mary Thompson
Moccasin making and blowgun demonstration - Sonny Ledford
 
Saturday
9:00
Open the meeting
9:15
"A Cherokee Looks at William Bartram"—Tom Belt
Elder-in Residence, Cherokee Language Instructor at Western Carolina University
10:00
Botany Panel: "The Botany of the Cherokee Mountains, Then and Now"
Dan Pittillo
Ed Schwartzman
Jack Johnston
11:00
Break
11:15
"Cherokee Trails and Trading Paths"—Lamar Marshall
12:00
Lunch
1:15
"The Cowee Townsite and Cherokee History"—Tyler Howe,
Tribal Historic Preservation Specialist, Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians
2:00
Following Billy into the Vale of Cowee
Leave The Mountain by van for a driving tour down river to Nikwasi, Watauga, and Cowee, with the customary "repast" at Cowee—Cowee Mound, north of Franklin, NC on SR 28.
6:00
Return to the Mountain
7:00
Dinner
 
Sunday
9:00
Hike on The North Carolina Bartram Trail to Scaly Mountain
1:00
Lunch and Tour of the Bartram Botanical Trail at the Highlands Biological Station

Conference Registration Instructions

1. Friday night session: we will have three demonstrations of Cherokee crafts:
Ramona Lossie, rivercane basketmaking , Mary Thompson, stamped pottery, Sonny Ledford, moccasin making and blowgun demonstration


2. Registration for the Conference. The Mountain will be managing all of our registrations for this year’s conference. Just follow the link below to the registration. You will need to set up an account, so select the Create a user name button on the lower left. After setting up your account, log in. From the login screen select the button on the bottom right Add program.

You will be prompted: Do you have a Group Registration ID provided by your Group Leader?

Answer no, and then select the Proceed button below, which will take you to the Programs page



On the Programs page, scroll down until you find: 2013 Bartram Trail: 10/11/2013–10/13/2013.



Immediately below select: Bartram trail (teen/adult) for $225 and then select the Next button below.
(Registation fee does not include NC state sales tax) 



On this page, you can purchase a Conference T-shirt and pay your dues. This is a great opportunity to renew your dues for the BTC! Select the Next button below and then you will need to provide information on arrival and departure, lodging, and whom you will room with. You can review all your selections, and then proceed to Checkout for online payment.




Note: if you are registering more than one person you will need to click the Add Participant button for each additional person and you will need to go through the same process as you did for the initial registrant, including adding a program for each new participant. The registration software does not automatically register each participant for the 2013 Bartram Trail Conference.

For technical assistance with your online registration call 866–433–4548
For more information visit our website or contact our office at 828-526-5838
https://mountain.campwise.com//CAMP/default.aspx?AppName=CW&SELLOC=CA0000&OnlineSection=OLRG