Into The Woods

Into The Woods

You’ve certainly heard the expression, “We’re not out of the woods yet” – especially during the last few years. This needs to be replaced; we LOVE the “woods”. Trees, forests, jungles, swamps, marshes, bayous…”The Woods” are what keep us alive! They help provide clean air, shelter, food & medicines, windbreaks, prevent land subsiding, relief from…

Unchained Malady

Unchained Malady

That’s not a typo in the title. We’ve all been hearing (and experiencing) the recent “supply chain issues” with everything from food to household products – well, it just hit us unexpectedly. Just a while ago, we posted about our sustainable & eco-friendly practices, one of which was switching several of our Merch items to…

Truth Before Reconciliation

Truth Before Reconciliation

I don’t need the day off to reflect on what my Mom, Dad, Aunts, Uncles, Brothers, Sisters, Cousins lived through. I live with that every day. The day is for our Non-Indigenous to listen and learn, to actually believe the living Survivors. Llewellyn Jobs, Inuvialuit (Survivor of the “60s Scoop”) Sept. 30 is the first…

One Day You’ll Be An Elder Too

One Day You’ll Be An Elder Too

Sometimes the younger generations need a reminder; we were all young once (and hopefully learned from our…um…”adventures”). Reaching the age of “Elder” is an accomplishment, but it doesn’t necessarily mean we’ve stopped doing things! We are (hopefully) taught to respect our Elders for their knowledge of life and – if we’re fortunate – language &…