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Portaging with Grace: Path of the Paddle, The Omimi Trail, September 2017

November 14th, 2017|3 Comments

written by Ann Verrall (co-producer/co-director) When Dee first asked me to be involved in 500 Days it was to do some filming for 3 days in Nova Scotia when passed through on the trail. Now

The Animikii Trail. A tale of thunder, trust and healing

September 12th, 2017|5 Comments

Animikii means thunderbird in Ojibwe. In their mythology they are eagles with supernatural power and strength who fight the underwater spirits. So it seemed a sign of good fortune that thunder shook the sky four

An ending and a beginning. Beacons and ancient water trails

August 27th, 2017|7 Comments

Lake Superior Water Trail. I arrived into Thunder Bay at 2:40am. There was no moon. No stars. But there was a fire. An ancient beacon lit by a friend so I could find my way.

Gichigami

May 29th, 2017|10 Comments

"Maybe everything we need to know we have forgotten, this journey is a search for lost wisdom." If I were  a hobbit who left the shire, the wizards on this journey are the wise grandmothers

500 DAYS IN THE WILD is Dianne Whelan’s new adventure film, an homage to forgotten spirits, an ecological pilgrimage and a modern day Canterbury Tales. A 23,000 km journey where story has no boundaries. Follow Dianne as she hikes, bikes and paddles the trans Canada trail.

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14Nov, 2017

Portaging with Grace: Path of the Paddle, The Omimi Trail, September 2017

November 14th, 2017|3 Comments

written by Ann Verrall (co-producer/co-director) When Dee first asked me to be involved in 500 Days it was to do some filming for 3 days in Nova Scotia when passed through on the trail. Now

12Sep, 2017

The Animikii Trail. A tale of thunder, trust and healing

September 12th, 2017|5 Comments

Animikii means thunderbird in Ojibwe. In their mythology they are eagles with supernatural power and strength who fight the underwater spirits. So it seemed a sign of good fortune that thunder shook the sky four

27Aug, 2017

An ending and a beginning. Beacons and ancient water trails

August 27th, 2017|7 Comments

Lake Superior Water Trail. I arrived into Thunder Bay at 2:40am. There was no moon. No stars. But there was a fire. An ancient beacon lit by a friend so I could find my way.

29May, 2017

Gichigami

May 29th, 2017|10 Comments

"Maybe everything we need to know we have forgotten, this journey is a search for lost wisdom." If I were  a hobbit who left the shire, the wizards on this journey are the wise grandmothers