It is a great pleasure to announce that Trail of an Artist-Naturalist, the autobiography of Ernest Thompson Seton is now available through the NESA store (http://nesastore.org/Ernest-Thompson-Seton-Trail-of-an-Artist-Naturalist.html.), Amazon, and at https://etsetonbook.indentus.com
Julie Seton gave a presentation on Ernest Thompson Seton’s activities in Canada at the Global Bushcraft Symposium. The presentation included stories about the weather, land, animals, and people in Manitoba as well as the development of his Woodcraft program. His first major publication, “Saffron Walden”, is a story published in the Essex Gazette appealing to … Read more
Dear Friends, We are seeking funds to support our Oral History Project and for building the base for our proposed scholarship program. Over the past year, we have accomplished the following: 1. Received the IRS 501c3 designation, retroactive to July 2017. 2. Collected two new oral histories from two people influenced by Seton’s work. These … Read more
By Mark Beese To celebrate the 100th anniversary of Wood Badge at Gilwell, about 80 Scouts and Scouters met with the granddaughters of founder Robert Baden-Powell and BSA founder Ernest Thompson Seton. Gill Clay told stories of BP, the early days of Scouting and demonstrated how Scouting’s left-hand shake originated. Julie Seton talked about her … Read more
It is a great pleasure to announce that Trail of an Artist-Naturalist, the autobiography of Ernest Thompson Seton is now available through the NESA store (http://nesastore.org/Ernest-Thompson-Seton-Trail-of-an-Artist-Naturalist.html.)
Julie Seton just returned from a lecture tour to Poland and the Czech Republic. Here is a link to an interview she completed in the Czech Republic. Be sure to use Google Translate to read this information. The interview is in Czech, but Julie’s part is in English. They used a translator Here is a … Read more
On 31 March at the NER JCOS annual meeting, Julie Seton gave the keynote address about ET Seton’s influence on the BSA. A meeting report was published in the Smithtown Matters online news at: http://www.smithtownmatters.com/community-matters/2019/5/1/ne-region-jewish-committee-on-scouting-training-day.html. Thanks to Phyllis Stein “The Camera Lady” for keeping track of the presentations.
I am sad to share this news. Pamela Forcey, Seton’s eldest granddaughter left this world on Friday 26 April. She was an influential person in the work that the Institute conducts. She was a mentor, a fact checker, and a wonderful collaborator. Condolences to her family and friends.