by Elizabeth Jenkins, Alaska's Energy Desk | Jan 16, 2019 | Local News
Climate change has been linked to killing at least a million acres of trees across the Pacific Northwest. So one ecologist wondered, for the yellow cedar forests and the people who care about them, what comes after environmental loss?
Kimi Eisele is the artist-in-residence at the Island Institute. She'll present a shadow puppet performance called "In and Out of the Shadows," on the ecology of yellow cedar 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 11 at the Sheet'ka Kwan Naa Kahidi. Downloadable audio.Read More
Kimi Eisele is a Writer in Residence here at the Island Institute. Her radio essay, "Listening to Yellow Cedar," aired on Raven Radio Sunday, Oct. 25th. This personal investigation looks at the yellow cedar tree and its importance culturally, economically and as part of the temperate rain forest ecosystem.
Kimi Eisele is an artist, writer, and choreographer from Tuscon, Arizona. Eisele will be in Sitka for two months as a resident with the Island Institute, studying the significance of the yellow cedar tree and teaching compositional improvisation and shadow puppetry. Downloadable audio.Read More