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Valentine's Day

Feb 14, 2020 | submitted by Ina Timmer
  Happy Valentine's everyone! Here's an every day poem we can all take to heart.  

A Values Based Stock Exchange

Feb 01, 2020 | submitted by David Howe
I want to propose that we change the game rules at the apex of financial liquidity.

Your Money, Your Values

Jan 30, 2020 | submitted by David Howe
  My last blog addressed First Nations values as related to the environment(more on that later). This time I want to cover connecting your money to your values.

Instituto Internacional Libertad

Jan 28, 2020 | submitted by Ina Timmer
Twenty plus years ago, Dave and I spent some time living and working in Cabo San Lucas, located at the tip of the Baja peninsula. We made many friends while there, and became especially close with the Aramburo family.

Conversations With Dave

Jan 12, 2020 | submitted by David Howe
  “My Grandmother told me the Creator was here 10,000 years before you came to introduce him to us”. It all started at lunch, when Gwen, a young First Nations woman, told me the above. A Universal Spiritual Force or as Ina puts it, we are a part of everything, even connected to the tree outside.

The Heartbeat of a Drum

Jan 10, 2020 | submitted by Ina Timmer
Carl Olsen's drums are highly revered by all who understand and admire traditional Indigenous music and storytelling.

Giving Tuesday: Inspiring a new generation of givers

Nov 28, 2019 | submitted by Patti Copeland
A global grassroots movement raising awareness, inspiring empathy and generosity and providing an opportunity for people to share the issues that are closest to their hearts.

Salish Sea: A Tale of Two Words

Nov 20, 2019 | submitted by Bert Webber PhD
The words “Salish” and “Sea”, used together, identify a very unique geographical feature. With this article, in order to further define the naming of the Salish Sea, I will consider the individual meaning of these two words.

Fostering Responsible Stewardship of the Salish Sea

Nov 13, 2019 | submitted by Patti Copeland
Image: Redfish School of Change, 2017

13 Moon Calendar: W̱SÁNEĆ Traditional Culture

Nov 04, 2019 | submitted by Ina Timmer
The W̱SÁNEĆ 13 moon calendar, SḴÁU ȽTE, represents the natural laws of the W̱SÁNEĆ (Saanich) people. The calendar depicts the four seasons, the W̱SÁNEĆ 13 moons and the culturally important plants, food, medicines, animals and marine life and illustrates the flow of activities that occurred when W̱SÁNEĆ people lived a traditional life linked to nature.