Governor Gregoire Declares May 20-26, 2012 Bear Awareness Week


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Washington State’s Governor Gregoire declares May 20-26, 2012 “Bear Awareness Week” Special resources celebrate state’s grizzly and black bears and educate the public on how to co-exist Black bears and grizzlies are an important part of our state’s natural heritage. …

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Giving Voice to Bear


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The role of the bear has always been prominent in American Indian initiation and healing ceremonies, in shamanic rites, in the quest for guardian spirits, and in many dances. This photo is of a Bear Ceremony by northern Paiute people …

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