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Saying Goodbye to Granny, the World’s Oldest Orca

October 4, 2017

This summer when I embarked on my first whale watching adventure with orca spirit, I wasn’t sure what to expect. I mean, I knew there would be wildlife, but I didn’t know what I’d feel. I was excited, but would I be blown away? Mesmerized? Terrified? I even allowed for the small possibility that I […]

Killer Whale Facts You Already Know, and What You Wish You Didn’t Know

September 15, 2016

Updated on: March 10th, 2022 When you reflect on the world of orca whales, it’s easy to get sentimental. There’s a lot we know about these wonderful animals, but there’s a lot we wish we didn’t know. The history of orcas on British Columbia’s west coast, indeed, all over the world, hasn’t always been pretty. […]

Our Legends: Killer Whales & the History of the Coast Salish People

June 21, 2016

Imagine coming face to face with a legend. Picture walking slowly along on a quiet mountain trail and coming to the realization that you’re not alone, that some forgotten primate from another generation was watching your every move. Imagine a great creature in the sky blocking out the light of the sun itself, casting a […]

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