Pow wow

Several weeks ago I attended my first Pow wow. Anything that has to do with observing another culture has my full attention! I am glad I was able to go 🙂 This particular Pow wow had several tribes participating from Canada and the U.S.A.    


Broken walls.

Its been a very busy but successful week, my coworker Colleen hosted an internationally known band and I got to help with hosting them 🙂 Broken Walls is a band that has been coming to Pikangikum for ten years. Their consistency has made it possible for them to build relationships with many people in the [...]


Thanks to a very good friend, I have finally joined the Canon world 🙂 I am now the very proud owner of a Canon T5 Rebel. As I really wasn't interested in breaking the 10th commandment (the short of it: Don't envy what others have) I kept away from researching DSLR cameras until I was [...]

Hope notes: Musik

The end of April threatened to be another terrible month for Pikangikum but mercifully what most people feared( I included) was going to happen was averted. There is no other way to describe the salvation that came on the eleventh hour other than, a miracle. So, with suicide emphatically denied what it had wanted to [...]

Hope Notes: Trav.

Two weeks ago a group of us road tripped to South Dakota to support a friend of ours who would be playing at the Life Light Festival. A well-known First Nation band called "Broken Walls," had visited Pikangikum 2 months earlier and had been so impressed by Travs guitar skills that they invited him to [...]

I am leaving on a jetplane…

Well friend I like to think that I have an internal ipod in my brain that's on shuffle. I am known to sometimes walk through a supermarket dancing to a tune that only I can hear 😀 The past two weeks, two songs seem to be on repeat, Michael Bubles Home and John Denver's Leaving [...]