Articles by Ina Timmer

Sea to Sister Sea - Chapter II

May 20, 2020 | submitted by Ina Timmer
   

From Sea to Sister Sea (Salish Sea to Sea of Cortez)

Apr 27, 2020 | submitted by Ina Timmer
Chapter I “A thousand miles of ocean on each side!” he exclaimed enthusiastically. That was the hook Dave used to get me to drive down the Baja with him, in September yet! It worked and off we went!

The World Is On Hold

Apr 25, 2020 | submitted by Ina Timmer
The world has been brought to its knees. And the view from here is humbling.

Grandchildren - The Hope, The Joy, The Indescribable

Apr 06, 2020 | submitted by Ina Timmer
  It’s our grandson’s thirteenth birthday coming up this week. It’s caused me to reflect on the many joyful memories he’s given. I was fortunate to have held Sam in my arms just hours after he was born. Even then, the look in his new born eyes seemed to recognize me. Who knows.

PEXSISEN: The Moon of Opening Hands

Mar 30, 2020 | submitted by Ina Timmer
The W̱SÁNEĆ 13 moon calendar, SḴÁU ȽTE, represents the natural laws of the W̱SÁNEĆ (Saanich) people. This month's moon, PEXSISEN, the moon of opening hands, signifies the renewal of Earth's strength: all of nature is blooming.

Everything Begins with a Vision

Mar 02, 2020 | submitted by Ina Timmer
 

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.  

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.

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.

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.