July 2020

Service Berry Woman
Gerry William

May 2020

The Old Coldstream Hotel
Presenting Rod Neufeld's classic ode to Vernon BC's legendary watering hole. 

April 2020

Our stories are who we are
Dr William Cohen tells a story of Senk'lip at Komasket.


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can fly for you like birds
on the wall of the sun.
A bird is a poem
that talks of the end of cages.

-from The Bird by Patrick Lane