This organization is for having fun and learning skills that may save you own life or the life of your loved ones.
As a nation, we have never suffered from long term devastation or loss of power(electricity) over an extended period of time.
This organization teaches aboriginal skills that prepare the individual to survive such crises. It will teach people to think and to be ready to use whatever is at hand to maintain health and life if all the modern conveniences go away.
We teach peace in a nurturing environment where all respect each other, share with each other, all the while contributing positively toward the success of the group. We practice “Safe Haven”, the “Buddy System”, “Leave-No-Trace”, the “Outdoor Code” and we do whatever is right even when no one is looking.
Welcome to the nation, the Vikings of the 21st Century Nation AKA the ASI-ISA nation, the "Aboriginal Skills Institute-Individuals Saving America" Nation!
1. Everyone registers.
2. Everyone participates.
3. Everyone helps.
4. If you don’t register, participate and help you will be invited to go home and not be invited back.
5. Everyone holds the sponsors harmless from anything and will sign a hold harmless agreement or they will not participate.
6. Everyone must sign a model release with the understanding that photos at events may be used for casual online or web based applications and no royalty will be paid.
7. No bad behavior will be displayed at functions/activities of ASIISA for it is better to stay home than have bad behavior at ASIISA.
Common sense rules here:
a. Your dog must be on a leash, under control at all times, and you pick-up and pack out its poop.
b. No smoking at ASI-ISA events/functions, its bad for everyones health.
c. No drinking at ASI-ISA events - people get unreasonable when they drink.
d. No drugs at ASI-ISA events - people get unreasonable when they do drugs.
8. Bad behavior is reason to be escorted away from a function/event of ASIISA and may result in an invitation/order to leave and not return.
We extend “Leave No Trace” to all ASIISA functions and events.
Leave No Trace is a philosophy of hiking and backpacking. Proponents of Leave No Trace believe that individual actions in the backcountry accumulate to degrade the wilderness experience. Therefore, any individual in the backcountry should behave in such a way that future visitors cannot tell that anyone was there before. The slogan "Leave no trace" (LNT) summarizes a trend among hikers to address concerns about conservation of the ecosystems and scenery that often motivate hikes.
Commonly you will hear “Leave it cleaner than you found it!” in regards to “Leave No Trace” practices.
We extend “The Buddy System” to all ASIISA functions and events.
A cooperative practice of pairing two or more people together for mutual assistance or safety (especially in recreational swimming).
Safe Haven - A concept where no one is threatened by the actions and/or attitudes of another person.
This concept does not allow a large number of behaviors which may be commonplace in the home, or at school, or at the office, or at church, etc. but are not allowed at ASIISA functions/activities. Berating verbally, arguing, threatening, antisocial behavior, overbearing posture, passive-aggressive manipulation, excessive effluent release, intimidation, exclusion and many other forms of behavior have no place in safe haven.
We are all volunteers who do our very best to support a program that is good for everyone. It is better to stay home than have bad behavior at ASIISA.
Everyone is entitled to be free and only through freedom can the human spirit reach its true potential.
As an American, I will do my best to-
BE CLEAN IN MY OUTDOOR MANNERS – I will treat the outdoors as a heritage to be improved for our greater enjoyment. I will keep my trash and garbage out of Americas waters, fields, woods and roadways.
BE CAREFUL WITH FIRE – I will prevent wildfire. I will build fire in a safe place and be sure it is out before I leave.
BE CONSIDERATE IN THE OUTDOORS – I will treat public and private property with respect. I will remember that use of the outdoors is a privilege I can lose by abuse.
BE CONSERVATION MINDED – I will learn how to practice good conservation of soil, waters, forests, minerals, energy, grasslands, and wildlife; and I will urge others to do the same. I will use sportsmanlike methods in all my outdoor activities.