Tag Archives: Salmon

Artist and Chief James Swan: on First Nations legendary creatures and animal spirits (Part 1/3)

(True Reflections. James UuKwaqum Swan) Ahousaht is located on Flores Island, off the west coast of Vancouver Island. The community is only accessible by boat or air, but as anyone who has ever been there can tell you, it’s well … Continue reading

Posted in Bestiary, First Nations, Vancouver Island, Voices & Visionaries | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Quert (Apple)

“Apple. The Pome fruit and tree bearing this fruit is celebrated in numerous functions in Celtic mythology, legend and folklore; it is an emblem of fruitfulness and sometimes a means to immortality.”  – James MacKillop (Oxford Dictionary of Celtic Mythology) … Continue reading

Posted in Tree Ogham | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Coll (Hazel)

“All ancient cultures, whether they prayed to one god or many, acknowledged trees as being able to elevate the human consciousness to higher forms of perception, and to receive messages from the higher planes (or the deeper Self), hence the … Continue reading

Posted in Tree Ogham | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment