It’s been a long, cold, grey winter so far and both animals and humans alike have been itching to get outside. We took a break in the rain as opportunity for playtime down at the bay. The dogs don’t seem to care how cold the water is, and unfortunately the niece doesn’t either, so playtime […]Read more "Winter at the Bay"
January gloomRead more "Winter Gloom"
First snow fell in November this year and the corgi sisters could not have been more excited! Both dogs love playing in the snow, and this was the cardigan pup’s first sight of the white powder.Read more "Winter Playtime!"
If I had to choose any of my photos to represent summer, these two are it.Read more "Goodbye, Summer."
Among the traditional dancers were a few of the upcoming generation. I found the kids to be exceedingly cute, and since I had so many photos of the event I decided to separate them out for their own post.Read more "Hai’da Dancers Part III: The Littlest Indians"
The Gw’ana’kw family partnered with another indigenous group that has been running canoe trips like this since 1995 in Canada. In the spirit of healing, the group paddled out of Blaine just before sundown and followed the salmon up Dakota Creek. This presents an interesting situation: the last time Hai’da canoed up Dakota Creek was […]Read more "Hai’da Tribal Dancers Part II"
This summer marked the 2nd G’wana’kw Family canoe trip to Blaine and Semiahmoo. The G’wana’ka family was joined by families from four indigenous tribes, including members from Hai’da and Tlignit bands. The festival is held in the spirit of peace and healing ancient grievances. The families perform traditional dances and songs, host a potlatch, and […]Read more "Hai’da Tribal Dancers"