grocery storelove powerancient warriors in grizzly formsasquatchcrow!little flower medicineflowed through grandma, great grandmarelational preferences to different beingsbeans!grizzly power reminding us who is bosswho is sacredwho is teacher"we love you grizzly""we mean you no harm" laying down the prayers for our sistersauntieslaying down prayers for usto stay on this pathto keep getting to know Mother landon … Continue reading A Foraging Adventure
I call up Squamish-based mountain guide, Julia Niles, on a fun assignment – I’m writing her professional bio for the Arc’teryx athletes page. I’m happy to reconnect with her, after having her as my guide in a climbing clinic two summers ago. After three hours in a workshop, she is the kind of person who … Continue reading How to be Successful, according to your Future Self
This is amazing. A five minute explanation of fungi and why they're utterly inspiring. Watch it, if only to get a picture in your head of what a micorrhizal network looks like. (The brain?)
"Saturn is actually the biggest ruler breaker of all. This is because its rules do not attempt to serve power. Rather, it tries to define reality despite power." -Alice Sparkly Kat For some, it has been so challenging to find ourselves. Because there is no representation. It is hard to find role models who are … Continue reading A Saturation of Saturnian Characters
Hi everyone, I'm back for another week takeover! I wanted to talk about a couple of things that have been inspiring me and keeping my soul warm in this cold winter. Which are Astrology and music. Although it's a beautiful and magestical time, winter can be a dark time for people. I've always been afraid … Continue reading Aries Ascending!
On November 9 the Squamish Lil'wat Cultural Centre is hosting a very special dinner. Below is a couple of excerpts from the SLCC blog and the link for the Facebook event, the blog post with a Q&A, and where to buy the tickets and more information. 23 Oct A Q&A with SLCC’s In-House Catering Department … Continue reading Spo7ez Table at the Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre
I wrote this poem over the past couple of days. Reflecting on my thoughts and feelings being back home and my learnings over the past few years. I wasn't sure what to call it but then remembered the Lil'wat principles of learning, available through the link below. I thought the word Kat’íl’a fit perfectly, meaning … Continue reading Kat’íl’a – Seeking Quietness and Stillness in my Quest for Knowledge
I found out about four or five years ago that I have hypothyroidism, meaning that I have an under active thyroid. Which isn't really a serious condition, but it does impact my daily life. I was on Synthroid for a while but I haven't been on it in a long time and I seemed to … Continue reading Revitalization of Plant Medicines and Foods
I've been thinking about the forests a lot lately. Since attending the opening ceremony for the "We Carry Our Ancestors" exhibit and hearing St'at'imc knowledge and experience from Dr. Lorna Williams. Then spending some quiet time at the exhibit, singing along to the berry picking song playing from a video. Hearing the words of Lorna, … Continue reading Múc and the Importance of Old Growth Forests
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!