Dodoland Angels and
If you would like to become a Dodoland Angel please contact
Della or Dale at
We would like to acknowledge certain "Dodoland Angels"
who have helped us to keep Dodoland in Cyberspace going over
the last sixteen years. These Angels have contributed financially
as well as with their hearts..
Howard Jerome and Alice Brownlee
Tom and Jo Ann (Sal) Williams and Family
"Big things can happen with the
help of people who care".
Thanks to many others who have helped us with Dodoland
The latest thanks goes to Chris Martin
for web-design of present site and all coding and Josh Arndt
for help in intial mapping of the present site plan.
The "Swiftsure Project" which was a Canadian
British Columbian Government funded project. This gave us
internet training and made the launch of our first issue in
All the children who have inspired us.
Dave Godfrey for his belief and advice.
Ivan Sinclair for his incredible committment
in giving us help at the beginning..
"Softwords" for their contribution of energy.Chris
Haskell for support
Robert McCourty at Pacific Interconnect for
Peter Miller for great proofreading email
Marilyn Bowering and the Writers
Union of Canada for informing us of Swiftsure.
Glen Burford for his wonderful and ongoing technical advice.Thanks Glen. Chris Martin for his web design work .
Mike West for the Dodoland title graphics
on the Main page. Thanks Mike.
Donna for her volunteer work in doing interior
design of the rooms in the Dodoland castle& the ABC books
in which pages are shown online.
Rumiko Kanesaka for her translation in Japanese
Bruce Torrie and Keith Heidorn for their
help with forming Earth Child Foundation.
Paul George/Adriane Carr and the Western
Canada Wilderness Commitee.
Thanks to those who contributed to the Animation Library
Tom and Eileen Lyons for their global concerns
Desiree and Lyle Burford for help over many years
Norah Burford for her help over the years.
Pat and Jim Piercey for sharing their house and garden.
Murray Burford for his help in getting the painting
ready for the Stone Journey Show.
Edna Reti for her help with equipment and
belief in the project.
Thanks to Tedrian Chizak and Henryk
Binder who were inspirational in our work.
Thanks to Merian Soto, Julie Liberman, Larry Karush,
Jerry Schrair and all the New York performers and
musicians who played and performed the story for 7 years.Tree
Newson for helping with costumes for various New York
Mark Jenkins at "Face to Face Communications"
in Toronto for apprenticeship.
The Ontario Arts Council for 14 Creative
Artists in the Schools grants.
The Canada Council for numerous author tours.
The Writers Union for the National Reading
Metro Toronto Separate Schools for years
Toronto School Board and schools for sponsoring
Edmonton Writer in Residence program.
Vancouver Artist in Residence program
Brenda Parres in believing in my work. Inner City
Angels for arranging years of work with children.300 schools
in New York and Canada where workshops took place. Thanks
to all the teachers, principals and librarians who have been
Victoria Community Arts Council for school
sponsorhip and Lynne Moorhouse for work in Victoria.David
Melville for following the work for many years.
Art Smart for sponsoring workshops in Vancouver.Ambassador
of the Arts for sponsoring a storytelling at South Plaza,
Orange County, California
Maria Formolo for here dance of the Magical Earth
Virgil Scott for this present work on creating music
for Spirit Rabbit.
Jane Gibney for helping with the colors on my puppet
for storytelling in Holland.
Globetree in Sweden for the their wonderful work.
Diana Rhode- the Seed of Life Foundation for
letting us contribute to her Peace Scroll
Mary Lynne Ogilvie, Tom and Sal Williams, Doug
and Jules Atkins who have been pat of the Earthchild Environment
Joe Michael for arranging our work at the Festival
of Island Cultures in Korea
Marian and Elwyn Roberts in Birmingham for
making our trip enjoyable in England and Wales.
Sue Bladon and Barbera Tremain for helping
us in Cornwall.
Marijke Sluitjer and Educare for arranging
work in Holland.
Gloria Hershhorn for making puppets of the Storytellers
for the Rabbit Story.
Friends of the Environment Foundation for
projects in Toronto, London, and Vancouver.
Planet Oasis for including us in their initial
Virtual City. All the sites on the internet(over 1000) who
have put links to us to share our work with others.
Thanks to the Nanaimo Art Gallery and their artist in the school program.
Thanks to our families, and friends support.
The Williams family for being part of Dodoland.
All the "web masters" who have linked us
to their sites.
All the children and schools who have contributed
Thanks to all those who were part of the Dream Centre project in Korea
Thanks to Gloria in Mexico and those at the Vancouver Language Centre
Thanks to I Made in Bali and his dance group,
Sorry if I have forgotten anyone. Thanks to everyone!
And a special thanks to Doug Riseborough for his
initial love of the story, and his inpiration and creativity,
and the late Dr. Richard Mazurek who helped make it
all happen with the publication of "Journey To Dodoland".
Original Designer and Conceptualizers of Dodoland
Dale Bertrand & Della Burford