The Salmon’s Spiral

The Columbia glacier, one of the last remnants of the North American ice age, provides a glimpse of what the entire Pacific Coast looked like 12,000 years ago. Photo by by Austin Post, August 24, 1968, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons
From purpose to process, process to cycle and cycle to spiral, Salmon steadily distribute more far nutrients out-to-all than it keeps for itself.
The Howe Sound Estuary, where the sound meets Squamish River and one of countless breeding sites for Salmon along the Pacific Coast. Photo by Robert J. Brodey
Eagle and Salmon №2 by James Mada, Wet’suwet’en artist.
During the Igorot seasonal harvest festivals, pigs are slaughtered and their meat cut up and shared evenly with every household in the community.
Twelve thousand years later, after the departure of the glaciers and the arrival of species like the Salmon, the Pacific West Coast of America is lush with biodiverse forests, rivers and human habitation. Photo: Robert Brodey — Squamish, Coast-Salish Nation-

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Russell Maier

Russell Maier

Earthen.io → Green ethics, ecological metaphysics, regenerative philosophy. Earth builder & Forest Gardener.