Acknowledgements

Pollen Circles would like to acknowledge our grantors and donors over the years for their generous contributions and program support:

  • Kalliopeia Foundation
  • Seventh Generation Fund for Indigenous Peoples
  • CANA Foundation
  • Seraphim 12 Foundation
  • Association on American Indian Affairs
  • HOPA Mountain Foundation
  • John and Sophie Ottens Foundation
  • Jason Alaniz
  • Sharon Alley
  • Elizabeth Barker/Lisa Evans
  • Jean Berube
  • Sean Bittle
  • Rosemary Bolza
  • Jimmy Branam
  • Amber Cecil
  • Desert Mountain Trails, Inc.
  • Charlie Downs
  • Expedition Therapy Associates, LLC
  • Cheryl Gowie
  • Harbor Freight Tools
  • Ryan Hart
  • Wendell Hartman / USA reps / USM
  • Clyde Hubbard
  • Manda Kalimian
  • Adriana Nichols
  • Leah Paxton
  • George and Elaine Pikler
  • John Pizz w/D’Addario Strings
  • Ken Pruitt
  • Patricia Raphael
  • Rebecca Reeves
  • Eric Ristau / Video Tour University, LLC
  • Ann Sanicola
  • Judy Simmons
  • James Thomas Aronhióta’s Stevens
  • Dana Stewart-Bullock
  • Graham Sullivan w/ACE products
  • Scott Sullivan
  • Gergo and Vitalia Szekely
  • Reine Tirot
  • Luanna Voth
  • Vanessa Pikler/Nathan Voth
  • James Ward
  • Don Waylett and Jay Cole w/KMC
  • Dana West w/ Luna guitars and Armadillo Enterprises
  • Jason Willingham
  • David Wolcott
  • Zaliah Zalkind-Hawkins
  • Robert Ziff and Michelle Locher

We would also like to acknowledge our past group leaders/instructors/elders

  • Sharon Alley
  • Isaac Anderson
  • Atsatsa’ Antonio
  • Elizabeth and Eugene Antonio
  • Gino Antonio
  • Kaene Antonio
  • Olathe Antonio
  • Byron Aspaas
  • Danny August
  • Dana Bartus
  • Jabe Beal
  • Alice Ben
  • Dawnlei Ben
  • Stanley Ben
  • Molly Bigknife Antonio
  • Rodney Birch
  • Wendell Birch
  • Philmer Bluehouse
  • Andy Bonifazi
  • Jeremiah Burnett
  • Myron Burnett
  • Rex Castillo
  • Amber Cecil
  • Scott Collier
  • Lambert Cross
  • Becky Crystal
  • Breck Crystal
  • Cookie Egret
  • Mary Fricchione
  • Eric Spiritfeather Gibson (assistant to the Executive Director of Pollen Circles)
  • Emerson Gorman
  • Beverly Gorman
  • Jason Hawk
  • Jim Hawk
  • Lonnie Hamilton
  • Traci Hamilton (no relation to Lonnie :) )
  • David Holladay
  • Jill Holladay
  • Tyler Hunter
  • Haley Laughter
  • Gene Matteba
  • Bruce Mose
  • Ilene Naegle
  • Jenny Nez
  • Kendall Ramirez
  • Denver Risley
  • David Saldaña
  • Mike Smith
  • James Thomas Aronhióta’s Stevens
  • John Slattery
  • William Sohveymah Talashoma

In addition to serving local youth, we have worked with the following youth groups and organizations:

  • Preserve the Tradition Youth Camp (Steamboat, AZ)
  • Colorado House International (Boulder, CO)
  • Deer Hill Expeditions (Mancos, CO)
  • Four Corners Yoga (Gallup, NM)
  • Gallaudet University (Washington D.C.)
  • In Balance Ranch Academy (therapeutic boarding school, Tombstone, AZ)
  • Navajo Nation Museum (Window Rock, AZ)
  • Oak Hill (juvenile detention facility, Washington D.C.)
  • PANIM Institute of BBYO (through Deer Hill)
  • Pathkeepers for Indigenous Knowledge (Culpeper, VA)
  • Prescott College (Prescott, AZ)
  • RMSEL – Rocky Mountain School for Expeditionary Learning (Denver, CO)
  • The Tracking Project (Corrales, NM)
  • US Forestry Service / Myron Burnett (Alpine, AZ)
  • Wilderness Ventures (Jackson, WY)

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