Davd Zimmerly's photos of Puvirnitumiut building a qajaq in Toronto (1976) followed by fifteen years of qajaq building and paddling (2002 to 2016) as part of the Qajaq Project at Iguarsivik School in Puvirnituq.
I sang this song during a break at an Indians & Dogs Rehearsal. I was with Jimy Sidlar and Kim Soo Goodtrack at Pitt Gallery on Powel Strreet, Vancouver. Salish Teritory. This is a love song I wrote during that time of life. It was performed once at Stein Festival, 91, during Spirit Song Theatre gig, where Jimy & I were called in to cover a show.
Everything is alive and everything is related: this is the Mapuche way of understanding life. A philosophy that is threatened by the activities of the forestry industry in the region, mobilizing Mapuche communities to defend their land and territory.