Adrian Vilaca

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Recent Pieces from Adrian Vilaca

Caption: The Water Walker, Credit: Joanne Robertson

s3.e4...And Water For All (58:31)
From: Adrian Vilaca

Safe drinking water is a common right of humanity as part and parcel of a healthy environment. Champions for the Great Lakes are in an existential battle to protect the ...
Caption: Vegetables, Credit: Monica Vaes

s3.e3. A Tasty Stew of Culture (58:00)
From: Adrian Vilaca

The Great Lakes Basin is the cultural bowl in which a tasty stew is served - a savory dish of mixed origins, each ingredient flavored and enriched by those around them.
Caption: The Fugiitve's Son, Credit: G. Thomas

s3.e2.Underground Railroad (58:30)
From: Adrian Vilaca

Escaping for the north terminus to freedom, African American slaves of the mid 1800s risked their lives on the Underground Railroad to reach the safety of the Great Lakes basin.
Caption: Carpet Of Light, Credit: Dr. Roberta Bondar

s3.e1.Paleoclimate (58:02)
From: Adrian Vilaca

The Great Lakes origins live in the ancient past and the coldest times. Traveling through thousands of years to today, the Odyssey finds itself navigating uncharted waters.
Caption: Teo Beer & Brewery, Credit: Adriano

s2.e10.Beer & Brewing On The Great Lakes (58:00)
From: Adrian Vilaca

Each region's cultural history is shaped by its character and ecosystem. Hundreds of breweries on the Great Lakes tap into this natural-resource jackpot, each of them ...
Caption: Resilience, Credit: Juss Kaur

s2.e8. Growing Our HOMES (58:00)
From: Adrian Vilaca

We don’t live on the land or by the Lakes - we live with them. How do we grow in relationship to all the beings with whom we share space?
Caption: River Pilot, Credit: Sault Ste. Marie ON Museum

s2.e9. Fishing Stories (58:01)
From: Adrian Vilaca

Finding, eating, and sustaining healthy populations of fish. What are the community, family, and individual practices which support the cause?
Caption: Plastic Everywhere, Credit: Michael Devoni

s2.e7. Plastic Is Where? (58:01)
From: Adrian Vilaca

Plastic can be found in the waters, in the fish, in the animals, in our blood - even in mother’s milk. How do we address this threat to both our and the Great Lakes' health?
Caption: Boat, Credit: Duff Jennings

s2.e6.Graveyard Of Ships (58:01)
From: Adrian Vilaca

The cold, clear, deep waters of the Lakes are home to thousands of shipwrecks. What is their legacy and what is our obligation to these sites?
Caption: 7 Fishes, Credit: Zoey Wood-Salomon

s2.e5. When Grandfather Returns, We Return (58:02)
From: Adrian Vilaca

The return of sturgeon signals a restoration of Great Lakes waterways and habitat. It is one part of a deeper return to traditional ways of knowing and living with nature, ...