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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Only words
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