learn first to listen_
to the germinating 
      ancient seeds & also
catching echoes

North Island Kōkako duo

intimate conversation
with absence of Huia

on Tiritiri Matangi Island, 22 February 2020

“Bird Doll” ceramic & mixed media by Kirsty Gardiner


Macaulay Library Sound Recording Workshop

Learning to listen
through recording

Cornell Lab of Ornithology
Macaulay Library
Sound Recording Workshop
June 11-18, 2017

Cornell Ornithology Recording Workshop

The Story Isn’t Over 

Chapter 22 from
Wildness: Relations of People and Place
Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2017

The Barren Woman Becomes One Who Bears Up Multitudes

Resilient Questions: What Kind of Ancestor Do you Want to Be?
Center for Humans and Nature
March 2017;

Yupik dancers, Emmonak, Alaska
in Sarah Elder and Len Kamerling’s Drums of Winter (1989)