Monthly Archives: October 2014

Coyote Takes a Flying Leap

Introductory Note: For those not familiar with mythology, Coyote is a prominent figure representing the Trickster Spirit. Coyote is a favourite spirit animal of many First Nations, particularly those of the plains and the West Kootenay nation the Sinixt, who … Continue reading

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Dr. Barnardo: Saint or Villain?

“Two nations; between whom there is no intercourse and no sympathy; who are as ignorant of each other’s habits thoughts and feelings as if they were dwellers in different zones, or inhabitants of different planets.” —British Prime Minister Benjamin Disraeli … Continue reading

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