Autumn in October is my favourite time of the year. When the leaves start to change colour, the way they fall off their branches in groups when there's a slight breeze. Everything has this magical, earthy, colourful feel too it. There's a calmness in the air as many plant life, and wildlife is getting ready … Continue reading Happy Spooktober!
Check out his upcoming event! Information below provided on the faebook event, link at the bottom: A celebration to mark the completion of the Downtown Enhancement Project The Village would like to thank our incredible and generous partners: ISL Engineering, Hazelwood Construction, Event Rental Works, Pemberton & District Chamber of Commerce, Scotiabank, Kufuka Fitness https://www.facebook.com/events/1567802910052693/?ti=cl
Thanksgiving is a bit of a touchy subject for Indigenous people, and for good reason. Personally, I don't want to get into that subject online and I feel I still have some learning to do. However, I believe this time of year is one for celebration of the harvest. At least that's how I sometimes … Continue reading Celebrating the Harvest and Prayers for the Harvests to Come
I made it home safe and sound last night. Getting into Pemberton I enjoyed the sight of Ts'zil (Mt. Currie) and its beautiful sharpness silhouetted by the moonlight. Later I fell asleep with the almost-full moon shining through my window and the rez dogs barking in the distance, protecting their owners homes from bears and … Continue reading Fall Winds
Most of my writing has a nature theme to it. I think that's how I've been able to live such a full life. I've certainly faced my challenges, and there are many times I fall into that dreamless void where I numb myself and try to forget the trauma I've experienced and the hate towards … Continue reading Kwísteqw7am Woman
Join Vera Edmonds on October 13th for Cedar Root digging. This is a wonderful opportunity to share an ancient tradition that has been kept alive all this time by our Elders like Vera. Baskets continue to have an important role in our communities today. Getting to know cedar is like getting to know and love … Continue reading Cedar Root Digging
There's a wonderful opportunity coming on October 10th! I have been a part of a brushing ceremony at a very special place out on one of the islands near Victoria. I won't go into details though I will say that it was a beautiful day and I felt much lighter afterwards. I raise my hands … Continue reading Cedar Brushing Ceremony