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Stop the hunting of Wolves!
The BC government has announced its intention to kill over 180 wolves in a last-ditch effort to protect endangered caribou herds. The move has been called scientifically unsound as it fails to consider the real causes for the herd's decline, as well as wether or not the small numbers of remaining animals are capable of recovering in the wild. Voices of reason say that they can not.
Click on the image-link above for more information. If you feel so compelled, please consider signing the petition at pacific wild.org
Tag Archives: Nanaimo
While doing some research for the museum, I came across this gem from the November 1, 1894 edition of the Nanaimo Free Press. As far as I know, this may be the earliest mention of the word Halloween in the paper: The youthful … Continue reading
My new book The Haunting of Vancouver Island is now available. Many of these stories are told in full, complete with images.
This is a short First Nations ghost story taken from Franz Boas’ 1895 text, Indian Myths and Legends from the North Pacific Coast of America, which was translated from German by Dietrich Bertz. The city of Nanaimo – where I live – … Continue reading