Our first workshop hosted in the new space, sponsored by the Tofino Arts Council and the Pacific Rim Whale Festival . Due to a wonderful response from the community we will be hosting lino-printmaking workshops and more. Contact me marikaswan(at)hotmail.com for more info on upcoming dates and rates.
A fabulous new beginning emerges for me. I feel humbled and grateful for the incredible feedback and support I have received from my home community and beyond! Onwards and upwards from here.
To properly acquire a wife, a groom must prove their tlupati, their spiritual strength, by taking the journey and passing the wife’s family’s tests.
My dad told me a story about two lightbulbs
Some markers along my journey to becoming the woman I am meant to be. Reportback info from the 2nd Indigenous Gathering Against Mining and Pipelines
The 2011 Paddle to Swinomish
Carver, writer, and Manager of Redwire Native Youth Media Society, Marika Swan shares about her canoe journey to honour her relationship to the wild salmon I come from the Tla-o-qui-aht nation on the west coast of Vancouver Island. Our territory is nestled between the mountains and the open ocean, a watershed in a lush temperate … Read more
on July 1st People First Radio interviewed me on my work with Redwire and the concept of healing through expression
Some bits n bobs from the effort to keep our home free from open-pit mining
The Pass It On Program is an opportunity for young women in the Tofino, Opitsaht, Esowista, Ucluelet and Hitacuu area to share their experiences, to support each other and to learn more about themselves through their friendships with each other.