Oil pipelines – a spiritual and artistic view

Victoria Times Colonist Blog by Sherry Kirkvold

In the beginning, some say it was Raven who brought light to the world. Some speak of the Creator who fashioned the lands and waters, the animals and peoples. Some tell a story of a great ice covering the land that carved out mountains and steep fiords as it retreated. However it came to be, and while various First Nations have names for their traditional territories, we now refer to the north and central coast of British Columbia as the Great Bear Rainforest……

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Sherry Kirkvold is a naturalist who leads ecotours on the coast and internationally. She is also the editor of Canada’s Raincoast at Risk: Art for an Oil-Free Coast.


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