Re: Archery guild: What?
- Sir Jon,
If you do not have a representative from Atlantia, put me down.
Christophe of Grey
Former Atlantia DEM archery
--- In SCA-Archery@yahoogroups.com, John Edgerton <sirjon1@...> wrote:
> I think that forming a specific group to work on setting up a guild is an
> excellent idea. Representatives from each kingdom is a reasonable way to start.
> However, (There is always a "However".) how are they to be chosen? Do they just
> volunteer or do they need a recommendation from their kingdom? If a
> recommendation is needed, would it be from the kingdom archery officer, from the
> Crown or from the seneschal, etc.
> When a group is formed I think they should make their own email group for
> discussion of the guild and report the status of their effort back to this list
> on a regular basis.
> From: Pat <pat_auten@...>
> To: SCA-Archery@yahoogroups.com
> Sent: Fri, May 31, 2013 9:07:19 AM
> Subject: [SCA-Archery] Re: Archery guild: What?
> I don't disagree with the idea, I just don't want it to turn into something that
> excludes a lot of archers that are not able to go that far for whatever personal
> reasons. There is no problem with encouraging period/historic authenticity, but
> please remember those that aren't striving to be at that level yet. I am also
> fully aware that not every archer will participate in a guild, no matter how
> encompassing it may be.
> I haven't looked at all the Kingdom By-Laws, but of those that I have found
> references to guilds they fall under the Kingdom A&S Minister (I think it was 9
> out of 11). If a society-wide guild is desirable (and I'm not against that),
> perhaps at this point a committee with representatives from all Kingdoms would
> be a good start towards developing a Charter. Would the Crowns of all supporting
> Kingdoms be signing off on it? Too many contributors at this point of
> development could be detrimental, and will certainly keep it in discussion and
> not execution.
> --- In SCA-Archery@yahoogroups.com, Frank Schalles <francisschalles@> wrote:
> > Archers!
> > The proposed guild is a vehicle to foster the promotion and construction of
> > period shoots and equipment. In the past year I have
> > personally build a flat bow from a red oak board, and my own period arrows.
> > I wish I had had a guild to assist me in this. Now that
> > I have some small amount of knowledge to share, it would be nice to have a
> > guild as a forum to share it with as many archers as possible, thus
> > lessening their time to be able to build and participate in period Royal
> > Rounds.
> > We can flog this discussion to death and not accomplish anything. Please,
> > let us go forward with the existing proposal, get guild formed, and deal
> > with issues afterwards. Action is required, not words. For those who
> > disagree, noted. Let's just do it.
> > Francois,
> > Ansteorra
> > On Fri, May 31, 2013 at 1:31 AM, Bai-Or <baiorofred@> wrote:
> > >
> > >
> > > The entire reason the guild was brought up, and the reason many of the
> > > other side discussions were created, was to generate interest in period
> > > archery and provide an incentive for people to start shooting period.
> > > Afterward, we realized we could also provide a company of knowledgeable
> > > archers to teach period techniques, educate on the history of archery, and
> > > encourage others to shoot period, each of which should be rewarded. A
> > > guild of craftsmen and archers steeped in history and there to help the
> > > society learn and grow through period archery. I genuinely want to
> > > maintain that original vision.
> > >
> > >
> > > --
> > > EÃ³gan
> > > Archery Captain, Shire of MynyddSeren
> > > http://rangersofmynyddseren.wix.com/archery
> > >
> > >
> > >