A beautiful website of resources from and about First Nations Indigenous Knowledge related to climate change has been published, and it’s worth your attention. (Here is the link written out in case that’s useful — https://climateatlas.ca/indigenous.) There are videos, maps, stories and other resources to explore, including one by the great Elder Sheila Watt Cloutier.
Spiritual ways of knowing are keyed to the great paradoxes humans face: the complementarity of light and darkness, illness and health, life and death. That the best of our existence is interlaced with perilous and tragic events challenges any sentient being, and it is often in spirituality that we find expression of the mysterious, unspeakable Read More
Canada recently announced it is holding an international summit in April concerning the protection of nature. I was excited about the announcement because I believe that nature needs all the protection it can get nowadays. I eagerly clicked on the announcement. When I read the first sentence, I froze. It reads, “Nature is our most Read More
Spring birds…and one red squirrel. Spring is an amazing time of renewal. Many of the birds are molting from their winter feathers to summer colors. The squirrels and chipmunks are busy eating up seeds and young leaves on trees so they can feed new babies. It’s a wonderful time of year to sit quietly, listen Read More
Tero Mustonen of Snowchange (of which Dawn Hill Adams, Ph.D. is a steering committee member) sent an update today from his and Kaisu’s big trip. This is exciting news! “Here we are in sunny Sydney, and wrapped up 5 days of the Indigenous and Local Community Conserved Areas Movement meeting. “Snowchange was accepted as the Read More