Instagrammer Tiago Pereda recalls the highlights of his summer exchange to France

In July, then-13 year old Tiago Pereda, flew off to France, on his own, to experience a language exchange for a month. In the spirit of my personal explorations of the art of letting go, I asked Tiago if he'd spend a week as our instagrammer and reflect on what the trip meant to him. … Continue reading Instagrammer Tiago Pereda recalls the highlights of his summer exchange to France

Snowline creeping down Ts’zil is our barometer of the changing seasons. Photo by Mhairi Marcella

Mhairi Marcella took this shot on October 2 as proof that fall might have gone AWOL and let winter play substitute. If this image strikes you as much as it strikes me, you'll be happy to hear that Mhairi has agreed to take up our invitation to guestagram for us for the week starting 7 … Continue reading Snowline creeping down Ts’zil is our barometer of the changing seasons. Photo by Mhairi Marcella

September 30 Update on the Birkenhead Sockeye Salmon run

via Maxine Bruce Ama Sqit Nsneknukwa7 As of Sunday September 30th, 14,260 Sockeye Salmon are in the Birkenhead River. On Sunday morning, the river temperature was 10.3c, and an average of 12c throughout the project. The river gauge that’s situated at the sockeye fence work site was at 39, and today, Tuesday 2 October, the … Continue reading September 30 Update on the Birkenhead Sockeye Salmon run

Entrepreneur Profile: Tanina Williams

The Sḵwx̱wú7mesh Líl̓wat Stl’atl ímc Business Start-up Program (SLSBSP) has eleven participants elbows deep in the hard work of developing their businesses. The program, being spearheaded by the Whistler Centre for Sustainability in partnership with the Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre, helps members from regional Indigenous communities get their business up and off the ground. Applications … Continue reading Entrepreneur Profile: Tanina Williams

This Orange Shirt Day, listen to Survivor Stories

The most recent challenge offered up by the Indian Horse Next150 Challenge comes from Edna Manitowabi who played the role of “Naomi” in Indian Horse. Edna Manitowabi, Anishnaabekwe, is Bear Clan, a Grandmother, and Great-Grandmother of Ojibway/Odawa ancestry originally from Wikwemikong, Manitoulin Island. Edna's Challenge “I challenge you to listen to, watch, read, and share … Continue reading This Orange Shirt Day, listen to Survivor Stories

Tracking the return of the Birkenhead River sockeye salmon over time

Salmon watchers were curious about the annual counts being shared this year, and how this relates to previous years'. Thanks to Maxine Joseph-Bruce for sharing this information. via Lil'wat Nation Please see the line-graph that represents the amount of sockeye salmon that have returned to the Birkenhead River over the past 80 years. Interestingly enough, … Continue reading Tracking the return of the Birkenhead River sockeye salmon over time