Tag Archives: Victoria Linssen

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Lokahi presentation of Indigenous People and Culture

Lokahi Cultural fundraiser Together We Rise for Indigenous People and their rights Watch Lokahi Part 1A – Opening with Native American Chief Caleen Sisk and Hawaiian Kumu Pua Case Watch Lokahi Part 1B – Ecuador […]

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Exploring Wet Beaver Creek Trail

After moving back to Arizona from the year-round temperate climate of Southern California, it was a shock to my system to say the least, when I re-experienced the hot, broiling Arizona summer heat. I essentially […]

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The Stray Dogs of Chile Dog Photography

A few years ago, I shot an assignment for the Ojai Valley News Visitor’s Guide, which I lovingly called, “For the Love of Dogs.” It was a series of dog photos showcasing how friendly the […]

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AARP Caregiver Assistance PSA – A Family Pitches In

More than 40 million family members and friends provide more than 37 billion hours of unpaid care each year to older parents and loved ones. Many people don’t realize they are family caregivers – they […]

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Chillin’ in Chile

At the end of 2014, I had a chance to travel to Chile to help a friend finish filming a personal documentary seven years in the making. Our journey took us to Santiago and beyond […]

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Chile’s Volcan Villarrica

Every once in awhile, life throws you one of those curve-balls that punch you in the gut and take your breath away. And when you finally stand-up, catch your breath, brush off the dust, look […]

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A whirlwind of change

A few months ago, I made a life-changing decision: to move from the city I loved dearly, Ojai, CA, to Ashland, OR to start my next new adventure shooting the documentary film “5 Women: 4 […]

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Pondering Portland

I had the opportunity recently to visit the unique city of Portland, OR. Now, you know a city is unique if the bumper sticker slogan is “Keep Portland Weird.” I can’t say I found the […]

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SAVE our seals, save Ourselves!

  Last fall, while I was visiting Montana De Oro State Park in San Luis Obispo, CA, I came across a group of dedicated volunteers from The Marine Mammal Center in Morro Bay. They were […]

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Kiyiswana’n – Our Native Way

On October 6, 2013, the Chumash First Nation people held their 18th Annual Inter-Tribal Pow Wow at Lake Cachuma in Santa Ynez, CA. These annual Pow Wows are held as a celebration to honor Native […]

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