Sad drumbeats in the wilderness

| Oct 5, 2005

Sad drumbeats in the wilderness

by C.W. Nicol

I made several visits to the Aichi Expo this year and met a lot of interesting people. But one person above all left an indelible impression. Soft-spoken, modest, and wearing traditional northern buckskin, his name was Michael Cazon — a Dene drummer, teacher and ...

Apres le deluge

| Dec 2, 2004

Apres le deluge

by C.W. Nicol

As I write this it is 4 in the afternoon of a mid-November day, a fine, clear, crisp day, with the sun now gone down behind Iizuna mountain to leave the massive bulk of Kurohime looming black against a sky of blazing silver, its ...