Russell Cutts (C.V. brief)
b. 04/04/70
M.A. Ecological Anthropology, U.GA. 1997
B.A. Anthropology, U.GA. 1992

Academic and Field Experience:
Whitestone Farm - USDA Organic, Food Alliance Sustainable, Naturally Grown 2006-10
Native Earth (natural history education) 1989 to present
Earthskills Rendezvous', Inc. 501(c)3 instructor since 1990, non-profit founder 2004
Appalachian Education and Recreation Services 501(c)3 board member 1999/2000
Funk Heritage Center, Reinhardt University, director 1998-2001
Research Assistant, Department of Geology, U.GA., 1995
Research Assistant, Department of Anthropology, U.GA., 1994
Teaching Assistant, Department of Anthropology, U.GA., 1993
U.GA. Researcher, Geophysical Wetlands Recharge Survey, GA/FL 1994-95
U.GA. Researcher, Okefenokee Wetland Recharge Survey, 1995

Experiential Education Work:
Instructor, College Preparatory School, Berkeley, CA, 2011
Instructor, "Art of Mentoring" (w/Jon Young), USVI, 2010
Consultant, U.S. Department of the Interior, 2010
Lecturer, Culinary Institute of America, Hyde Park, NY, 2010
Consultant, Atlanta Botanical Gardens, 2010
Educator, Seminole Tribe of Florida, 2008 to present
Instructor, John C. Campbell Folk School, 2007 to present
Education Consultant, Virgin Islands Sustainable Farm Institute, 2006 to present
Lecturer, American Museum of Science and Energy, 2008
Instructor, Southeast Wilderness Medical Conference (for U.C. San Diego), 2006-2008
Naturalist, First Montessori School of Atlanta, 1999-2010
Educator, Ocmulgee National Monument (Festival), NPS, 1999 to present
Coordinator, Athens Native Cultural Olympiad (Atlanta Olympic Games), 1996
Instructor, Georgia Outdoor Therapeutic Program for At-Risk Youth, 1993

Wild Fire, Blue Ridge Outdoors, 2011
Milestones and Skills Meets, Bulletin of the Society of Primitive Technology, 2010
Native America Bites Back, authored with Paula M. Nelson, 2008 (in-publication)
WildFire - Fire Making Art, 2005
The PaleoKit and Public Education, Bulletin of the S.P.T., 2004
Rivercane - Southeastern Indian Supermarket, Bulletin of the S.P.T., 2005
Staff Writer, The Primitive Scouter (column), American Scouting Digest, 2002-2004
Blackbird Dreams, 2002
The Southeastern Indians (video historic director), Georgia D.N.R., 1999
Archaeogeophysical Detection and Mapping of Cherokee Village Patterning at the Chattooga Town Historic Site (38OC18), S.C., Masters Thesis 1997
Geophysical Investigations at the Scull Shoals Historic/Pre-Historic Site (USDA Forest Service), 1994

member, Earthskills Rendezvous', Inc. 501[c][3]
member, Society of Primitive Technology
Southeastern Archaeological Conference
member, Appalachian Heritage Guild

Honors and Awards:
Emory University Sustainability Award (to Whitestone Farm, Cutts directing) 2009
Funk Heritage Center (Cutts, Director) as Georgia's Official Frontier and Southeastern Indian Interpretive Center by Georgia Legislature, 2004
Honorary Member Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, 1999
ITVA AiME Awards, Gold, 2000 (video The Southeastern Indians, Cutts historic director)
U.S. International Film & Video Festival, Silver Screen Award, 2000 (video TSE, Cutts historic director)
TELLY Awards, Finalist, 2000 (video TSE, Cutts historic director)
International Wildlife Film Festival, Merit Award, 2000 (video TSE, Cutts historic director)
INTERCOM International Communications Competition, Gold, 1999 (video TSE, Cutts historic director)
Georgia ITVA Festival, Gold Award/External Communications, 1999 (video TSE, Cutts historic director)
Georgia ITVA Festival, Gold Award/Scriptwriting, 1999 (video TSE, Cutts historic director)
Georgia ITVA Festival, Silver Award/Videography, 1999 (video TSE, Cutts historic director)
CINDY competition, Gold, 1999 (video TSE, Cutts historic director)
Aurora Awards, Gold, 1999 (video TSE, Cutts historic director)
Geology Teaching Assistantship, U.GA. 1997
Anthropology Teaching Assistantship, U.GA. 1994-1996
Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society, Reinhardt University 1989

Contact Information:
718 Shoal Creek Road
Canton, GA 30114




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