One of the consequences of settlement of the Columbia Basin is that this land in the North is actually in the South. It’s kind of a continuation of the US Civil War, […]
After the Mountains are Levelled, What Then?
In a land made by water in the mountains … Moses Coulee … we’ve managed to straighten it out… Pasco … and flatten it out. Pasco The poles of power, representing human […]
Getting Our Land Back 4: What to Do With Disenfranchised Land
In this series of posts I am exploring what might be required to set colonialism behind us and create a country for our future children’s children’s children, all of us, human, blackbird, […]
Memory in the Grand Coulee
When people first looked out of this rock shelter in the Grand Coulee, there would have been no scree on the cliffs on the far shore of this ancient river, but there would […]
How the West Was Won and Lost
Oh, here we are in the Hanford Reach, where we find a bit of Canadian Water going home. No, wait, it’s American water. No, wait, it’s everyone’s water! Oh, heck, just look… […]
Look Both Ways!
Brought a friend home from the road beside the hawthorns. Last spring, he neglected to look left and right. Sheesh. Magpie, Disassembled I hate it when my friends get like this. Still, […]