much of my adult life as a school teacher and administrator. I now do
and writing relating to Heritage
Sites and History.
website,Virtual Manitoba, started with my
ongoing efforts to simplify access to resources and information about
the history, geography and culture of our province. Visit it at:
Another site, kenstorie.ca is a more
general overview my life, my family & my work.
seems logical to me that a love of the outdoors and a respect for
go hand in hand with a concern, in a larger sense, for the
environment. I like the term, "self propelled adventure". It says it
all. I prefer to walk and paddle: better for me - better for the
the years I have
played guitar in various
now I'm with.... Crossfyre
I have produced dozens of Heritage Projects for Municipalities and
Heritage Committees. These are generally inventories of places, people
and events, or focused reseach projects.
More details at: www.kenstorie.ca
I also do some project management and
writing for the Turtle Mountain -
Souris Plains Heritage Association.
Check out their activities at: www.vantagepoints.ca
think that saving the planet starts at home. That is
something I'm trying to explore in a section of Virtual Manitoba that I
“Being a Humanist means trying to behave decently without
expectation of rewards or punishment after you are dead.”
― Kurt Vonnegut
thoughts on the study of
"There is an undeside to every age about which history does
speak, because history is written from records left by the
priviledged" Howard Zinn
“Patriotism consists not in waving the flag, but in
that our country shall be righteous as well as strong.”
James Bryce, British historian and ambassador to the United States.
"Empires and churches are born under the sun of death."
We Canadians try to be on the right side of history – but
too often we fail. We fail largely because morality and money are
seldom on speaking terms.
John Boyko - Glode &
Mail. July 27, 2021
To commit genocide it is not necessary to build
ovens. All that is required is to remove the basis for a way of life.
Grand Chief John Kelly - Testimony before the Royal Commision on the
Northern Environment, 1977