Letting laughter flow in our woods

| Jan 4, 2006

Letting laughter flow in our woods

by C.W. Nicol

Two years ago, we started running programs specially designed for visually challenged children in our forest near Kurohime among the Nagano Prefecture hills. Before getting started, our Afan Woodland Trust sent out a questionnaire asking the children what they would most like to do ...

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 ...