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He could climb

a rock-cold mountain,

guard lost lambs

on faceless cliffs

and she would circle round

to warm his earth.


And he could carve his image… 54 more words


Britain’s fabulous totem poles

What connects Berkhamsted, Salford and Edinburgh with remote forests on the Pacific coast? Sixteen totem poles, traditionally carved in cedar.

They are informed by beliefs, values and artistic conventions that evolved on the north-west coast of Canada and America and reach back into the 19th century and earlier. 665 more words

UBC honours victims of residential schools with reconciliation totem pole

VANCOUVER – A 17-metre totem pole installed at the University of British Columbia is a permanent reminder of the strength and resilience of the countless children victimized by the residential school system, one survivor said. 508 more words


A place of ideas, a place to explore

One of the top things to see in Vancouver is the Museum of Anthropology out at The University of British Columbia. It’s a fair distance from the city centre, but well worth the trip out to the university campus.   273 more words


Quiet Riot!

What is more American than protest? Apple pie? Baseball? Monopolizing in the business world so you can crush the little guy? Who knows? From the very beginning of this nation of ours, we have been protesting, crying out against the status quo to make our voices heard. 702 more words

Mission Peak- East Bay's Favorite!


When you live in East Bay of California, you tend to take many gorgeous day-hikes of the area for granted. Mission Peak is definitely one of those trails- for me. 291 more words


Bottom Of The Totem Pole

For many years African Americans have been portrayed as being violent, lazy, uneducated, and ignorant.  We have also been stereotyped for having the love for certain foods, such as watermelon, fried chicken, cornbread, and drinking Kool-Aid.  650 more words