Category Archives: photography

Tradition to Welfare

“I bought that boat for my kids, for you guys. Someday you might be fishermen or fisherwomen. That’s why I bought it – so we can keep it in the family – a tradition. We are a fishing family. But … Continue reading

Posted in Elders, Fishing, photography | Leave a comment

Until There’s Nothing Left

“I think people…people, we are our worst enemies. We seem like we have to do everything until there’s nothing left. I used to be really disgusted with that ay. They [fishing corporations] cleaned one area out, then moved to another … Continue reading

Posted in Elders, photography | Leave a comment


“As you guys grow up you are going to start understanding what choices are. Sometimes you make good choices sometimes you make bad choices, but it’s good to know you have a choice. When I was in residential school, I … Continue reading

Posted in Elders, photography | 1 Comment

Elders in the School

This next week’s posts will be the words spoken by Elder, Patrick Charleson Jr. (Grandpa Pat) on a visit to the school. The school children came up with questions for Patrick, including; -what toys did you play with? -did you … Continue reading

Posted in Elders, photography | 1 Comment

Butchering lesson…

Heman (Patrick Charleson IV), a student of The Hesquiaht Place of Learning, spent a week hunting this winter with his family. The family brought back three deer and one mountain goat. Man (Patrick Charleson III) the father of Heman, was … Continue reading

Posted in excursions, photography | 2 Comments