For 10,000 years, the people of the grasslands have been living in a fire landscape. For 100 years, they have been living in a fire debt. This landscape: Selah Creek, Yakama Nation […]
Here’s some native orach growing wild on the hill. Later in the year, it will be weed-whacked, as usual. I’m going to collect some seeds. Enjoying those June rains! Here’s some red […]
Siya? became the food chief by volunteering in an old story. She continues to volunteer, by offering fruit. She wants us to take it, so we will spread her seeds. One of […]
Here’s an example of how British Columbia property law and land use determines the physical characteristics of the land itself. Here’s one of our treasures, the Brittly Prickly Pear. That lovely green […]
Ten Years Into the Future: social and ecological sustainability in the Okanagan and British Columbia
This post is a sketch of a detailed, viable alternative to this document: There are solutions in this blog for every problem listed in this document, that avoid its high […]
It is time to talk about slavery. This form of violence takes many forms. Some are slavery of people to other people, which is terrible, slavery of people to the settler state, […]
In the very place where big sage (an aster) … … makes a sun of heat in the winter and melts the snow (bringing on summer two months early) … … … […]
The siya? berries are swelling. And here, on June 2, some are red. Amazing. This is a July crop here.
She is red and beautiful and produces a spinach-like crop (very tasty) all summer long. She is the queen. Ready for a second picking! Just don’t tell the garlic that. A […]
Siya? is calling. Time to start practicing your messages of thanks by going out and saying hello.