Redwoods are immense and unforgettable. The time I spent in their presence on a snowy day in Sequoia National Park some years ago still stays with me. Today, I'm in love with these trees more than ever.
Larger than many hawks, owls and other birds, raven sometimes serves as inspiration in my own work. Appearing as a wide-winged, blackly feathered bird, the common raven (Corvus corax) is anything but boring.
When I look at the photographs taken by Edward Curtis, I sense the gentleness and depth of the native people he respected. His images prove to me that the spirit of First Americans can never be erased.