Rita Walker: Australia (Blog Five) by Dan Watt and Taylor Norris

As she heads into the South Pacific Ocean from the Hawkesbury River, Rita changes from many trout into a single three meter long bottlenose dolphin.

Rita Walker (Blog Thirty-one):  By Dan Watt and Taylor Norris

As they drive to the airport the driver puts on the news.   Along with the unusual heatwave Rita hears about a disturbance along the Queen Charlotte Fault near Tasu. 

The heat outside the airport is so hot Rita asks Marlo to help her carry Kanayago ins

Rita Walker (Blog Thirty):  By Dan Watt and Taylor Norris

Rita Walker (Blog Thirty):  By Dan Watt and Taylor Norris Nine Haida Elders got together in 1998 to create the Skidegate Haida Immersion Program (SHIP) to save and continue the Skidegate dialect (HIGaagilda Xaayda Kil).  Vehicle Air-conditioning has become more environmentally friendly since the European Union’s decision to ban HFC-134a in 2011.  (References at theContinue reading “Rita Walker (Blog Thirty):  By Dan Watt and Taylor Norris”

Rita Walker (Blog Twenty-nine):  By Dan Watt and Taylor Norris

It’s unusually warm for autumn and Zsofia had asked Rita to bring her class to Victoria Park in Kitchener.

Rita Walker (Blog Twenty-eight):  By Dan Watt and Taylor Norris

“Get away from me!” Rita hears the man named Norm cry out.  She also hears a very faint buzzing sound. 

Rita Walker (Blog Twenty-seven):  By Dan Watt and Taylor Norris

It’s Saturday evening and she’s parked outside the new Grand River Conservation Area headquarters on Jennings Road near the Oakhill Cemetery.  

Rita Walker (Blog Twenty-six):  By Dan Watt and Taylor Norris

She sits on her couch listening to Mazzy Star’s “Into Dust” while facing the door windows that look over the Grand River.

Rita Walker (Blog Twenty-four):  By Dan Watt and Taylor Norris

Rita Walker (Blog Twenty-four):  By Dan Watt and Taylor Norris If you know of a worldwide organization that does keep tabs on how much food is consumed and forest cut down.  Send us a message. http://wildfoodsandmedicines.com/salal/ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Engineered_wood https://lingpapers.sites.olt.ubc.ca/files/2018/02/White_2006.pdf http://www.haidalanguage.org/ Rita sips at the sweet tea made of Salal berries she ordered directly from Haida Gwaii. Continue reading “Rita Walker (Blog Twenty-four):  By Dan Watt and Taylor Norris”

Rita Walker (Blog Twenty-three):  By Dan Watt and Taylor Norris

After her last lecture Rita tried to research Kanetic Reusable Batteries and whether it has a parent company but to no avail. 

Rita Walker (Blog Twenty-two):  By Dan Watt and Taylor Norris

Rita Walker (Blog Twenty-two):  By Dan Watt and Taylor Norris I made an open bin with plywood to throw in food scraps, dog poop and occasionally leaves.  Every so often I throw soil on top.  Over the years when I turned the mixture over with a shovel I found it full of earthworms and thatContinue reading “Rita Walker (Blog Twenty-two):  By Dan Watt and Taylor Norris”