Category Archives: Otherkind

Living things who share the world with Bearkind.

National Wildlife Refuge Rescues Lions, Tigers & Bears from Zoo

Colorado Sanctuary — Nation’s Oldest Wildlife Refuge — Rescues Lions, Tigers & Bears from Abandoned Argentinian Zoo     “Don’t fence me in!” Sad, isn’t it?  You’re a grown-up bear, lovin’ the scents of open grass on the free breezes … Continue reading

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World Wildlife Conservation Day – It Began With Teddy Roosevelt

  World Wildlife Conservation Day — It Began With Teddy Roosevelt!     “Here is your country! Cherish these natural wonders, cherish the natural resources, cherish the history and romance as a sacred heritage, for your children and your children’s … Continue reading

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Canada’s National Bird: Grey Jay, Whiskey Jack – Loon?

  Canada’s National Bird: Grey Jay, Whiskey Jack – Loon?   You’ve probably read the reports: “When news broke that Canadian Geographic had picked the diminutive Grey Jay, also called the Whisky Jack, as its nomination for Canada’s official National … Continue reading

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Bob Dylan Winner of Nobel Prize in Literature

  Bob Dylan Winner of Nobel Prize in Literature     Yes, it’s true.  For my generation — us Boomers — most of our great writers are our Singer-Songwriters.  They sang our lives. So I cheered at the Announcement. Nobel … Continue reading

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Nell Shipman Nude Scene

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  Nell Shipman Nude Scene — Complete Moving Picture World & Vancouver World Ads   WARNING: This page contains images of nudity.  Some modern viewers may be amused, bemused or even tickled pink.       Early in the silent movie … Continue reading

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Teddy Roosevelt Called it Climate Change in 1908

  “THE CLIMATE HAS CHANGED AND IS STILL CHANGING.” President Theodore Roosevelt, 1908       Teddy Roosevelt Called it Climate Change in 1908   As a Canadian, I’ve never had much to do with party politics. OK, I’ve posted … Continue reading

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Greatest Writers of Mountie Fiction

  The GREATEST AUTHORS OF NORTH-WEST MOUNTED POLICE FICTION     Or WRITERS OF THE SCARLET SERGE   “To the sweet-voiced, dark-eyed little half-Cree maiden at Lac-Bain, who is the Minnetaki of this story; and to Teddy Brown, guide and … Continue reading

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Trail of the Elk: Discovering the Northcountry of Mikkjel Fønhus

  Trail of the Elk: Discovering the Northcountry of Mikkjel Fønhus       “This is the story of a wizard elk — Rauten, as people called him. He was a human being in animal guise…”   The Northcountry in literature has … Continue reading

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Marlice van Vuuren – Cheetah Rescuer

  Marlice van Vuuren – Cheetah Rescuer   “I knew that my husband-to-be was the right one for me when I introduced him to the baboons on the farm.  Their reaction toward him was friendly and that’s when I knew … Continue reading

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Howling with Wolves at the International Wolf Center

  Howling with Wolves at the International Wolf Center     INTRODUCTION BY BRIAN ALAN BURHOE: Here, along the forested rocky coast of Atlantic Canada, we howl with coyotes. They yip, hoot and kind-of bark.  But not a real a-whooooo … Continue reading

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