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Uncovering Spirit

Donna Naven

 Artist Statement: I am a stone carver. Earth’s rocks have always been with us and for at least 30,000 years, humans have manipulated stones to provide meaning. The 25,000 year old stone figure of the Mother Earth Goddess is my inspiration. I have always collected stones from BC beaches and admired their solid strength and […]

Tongue of the Sea

Judy Williams

The Gitga’at Nation residents of Hartley Bay, BC, spent June 20, 2014 stringing a 20,000 foot crocheted “Chain of Hope” across the 11,544 foot entrance to Douglas Channel from Hawkesbury Island to their home village. The Chain of Hope marks the proposed exit route for tankers carrying Alberta tar sands bitumen from Kitimat to Asia. […]