Interviews and Media



Question and Answer phone conference with Tamarack on “The Journey of Awakening.” Topics covered include indigenous lifeway, native parenting, and outdoor living skills. See also, the second phone conference in this series.


Whispers of the Ancients Interview: Listen to an interview with Tamarack about his and Moses (Amik) Beaver’s book, Whispers of the Ancients.


Wisconsin Community Radio (WORT): Listen to a radio interview with Chris Bean about the Wilderness Guide Program, teaching & guiding in the wilderness, and more. [Transcript]


Wisconsin Public Radio: Listen to an interview with Tamarack on Wisconsin Public Radio. [Transcript]


[In German] Watch a video interview with two graduates of the Wilderness Guide Program about their experiences in the program and their life afterwards. The interview was performed by the magazine OYA which serves as a platform for people to exchange ideas to create a life-enhancing and sustainable future.





 “Teaching to track Wisconsin wolves” WAOW ABC 9, Rob Duns, Jan 18, 2012.


“Four Are Surviving Year In The North Woods Wild – Wilderness School Students Endure The Bitter Cold As They Live Off The Land,” Wisconsin State Journal, Ana Davis, March 2, 2008. [Scanned version with pictures]





WFXS Fox55 Wausau
Wolf trackers search for clues through Wisconsin Northwoods
The clip, filmed in 2012, focuses on the week-long Wolf Tracking course hosted by Teaching Drum.


MTV True Life: I’m Living Off The Grid
The show, taped in 2008, follows two students through the year-long Wilderness Guide Program. The show premiered on October 5, 2008.
-View thetraileron YouTube.
-View thefull episode in 5 partsvia MTV video on demand.
-View MTV’sphoto gallery.
-View video and text about thechallengesof the True Life production crew.
-Stream or download the show viaAmazon Video on Demand.
-Download the show viatorrent.


CBC News: Sunday – Real Survivor
The segment, taped in 2008, follows a student into the year-long Wilderness Guide Program. The segment aired on November 23, 2008.
-View the streaming videoPart 1andPart 2on Youtube.


Milwaukee Public Television – Outdoor Wisconsin
The show, taped in 2002, focuses on the Wilderness Guide Program.
View or download the segment on Google Video.