Her visual odyssey to the indigenous of Northwestern British Columbia Canada spanned the late 19 Th and 20 Th century.
As she met many women who spoke to her of their culture and ways that rang true to a discovery of her own inner landscape.
She also connected with animals, the nature and art culture throughout the globe.
But she was born in Victoria, British Columbia and made the west coast her home.
A bronze statue depicting her, a beloved monkey and doggie, her wearing formal yet casual clothing and a pen in her hand is a commemorative of her writing career late in life.
Around town, her house and image survive her in many places.
National news speaks of her work as a mother would about a favourite daughter.
She has many sisters still.
Many stand with her spirit as a respectful way to acknowledge humanity.