growing season / a glossary1 min read

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By Renee Sarojini Saklikar
Published in 16.4


growing season / a glossary

Dimension: March, 2007
Sound: Trans-Canada Highway
Story: Abbotsford
Context: farming
Vehicle: baggy pants, tunic, scarves
Sound: churches / gurdwaras
Materials: tractor, transmitter, siren
Story: Amarjit Kaur Bal, 52
Exhibit: Killed
Valley: corn, cabbage-heads, water
Story: Sarbjit Kaur Sidhu, 30
Exhibit: Killed
Transaction: farm worker
Choice: organic
Materials: local
Field: Agro-chemical
Story: Abbotsford
Story: Sukhvinder Kaur Punia, 46
Exhibit: Killed
Sound: Trans-Canada Highway
Material: seatbelts
Un/authorized Interjection: March, 1914
Echo: “we want no interference with our labouring classes” ~
The Vancouver Sun
Material: farmer
Dimension: March, 2010
Sound: ceremony
Sadness: cherry blossoms
Valley: Amargit, Sarbjit, Sukhvinder
Broadcast: the correct pronunciation—Abbotsferd / not
Field: mother / daughter / aunt
Sound: grandfather / daughter / cousin
Objects: 3 photographs / 1 memorial
Subjects: their story / their story / their story
Time: and its dimensions

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