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Today Was A Good Day

Exploring the sea caves at the Ovens Natural Park.



The Ovens Park is known for its beautiful setting, including the majestic sea caves, it’s history as a gold rush community (1861) and music.   136 more words

Weekly Photo Challenge

Completing the circle

We’re staying near Bonavista, possibly where John Cabot landed his ship, the Matthew, in “New Founde Lande” on June 24, 1497. There’s a plaque in the cottage commemorating “the 500th anniversary” with celebrations held in 1997. 508 more words

History

Take the road less travelled

I spent my Sunday with my brother, a fellow avid photographer. I took him to a location I found on my travels, and then he took me to some of his favourite locations. 86 more words

Hiking the Mi'kMaq tracks in Halifax

Ryan – the founder of GreatEARTHexpeditions, the top tour agency of Halifax, was invited by Shane at HI-Halifax to guide the three of us into Peggy’s cove. 655 more words

Big Blog Exchange

Native Groups Demand Protection of Gulf from Oil and Gas Development

The St. John’s Telegram notes a Native alliance formed to oppose exploration and drilling in the Gulf of St. Lawrence, with Quebec’s recent lifting of its moratorium.  31 more words

Awikhigan

Native Americans’ Report Reveals History of 'Cultural Genocide’ in Maine

An article in the Bangor Daily News sums up the final report of the Maine Wabanaki-State Child Welfare Truth & Reconciliation Commission. The five-member panel “gathered more than 160 statements from 13 focus groups in Maine” in their two years of work. 15 more words

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Fleshing Out Ideas

In my free time this past week I’ve been further exploring an idea for a painting that I wrote about in a previous post on Native American legends. 895 more words

Painting