Laurence de Bure

is a former member of the Board of Directors of the American Indian Institute ( 

Besides being an accomplished perma-culturalist having lived and farmed in the French Pyrenees for many years, she has extensive experience in the field of communication; film and project development.  
Since 2001 she has resided in the U.S. where in 2013 she created Waterock,L3C, (, a Limited Profit Company, organizing Training Workshops on rainwater harvesting and erosion control techniques to desert-based Hopi and Navajo Tribal youth. 

From France to America, from the Pyrenees to Arizona, respectful of her maternal grandmother, a Chilean Mapuche Indian, Laurence is a self trained professional, dedicated to respecting Indigenous community life, environmental conservation, and the sanctity of spiritual values.