K.C. Mitchell strains the Kava into a large traditional bowl. In order for Kava to reach its highest potency, it must be massaged and continuously strained in cold water for around 15 minutes. Kava is traditionally consumed in one swallow in order to achieve the fastest effect, and to avoid the bitter taste.
A bald eagle perches high in a tree in Cordova, Alaska.
A local Cordova, AK fisherman expertly cleans salmon after a day of fishing.
Oregon Ducks Casi Jackson (11) and Annelyse Robinson (30) perform a partner stunt. Oregon acrobatics and tumbling falls to Quinnipac in tri-meet on Mar. 11, 2018. (Natalie Waitt-Gibson/Emerald)
Quinn Garrick, lead vocalist for local Eugene band Novacane, finishes a set at popular downtown store, Voodoo Doughnuts. Novacane is an alternative, psychadelic band that makes frequent appearences at local Eugene venues. On Tues. Nov. 7, Voodoo Doughnuts hosted Novacane, The Co Founder, and Spiller for an intimate evening of alternative music.
Overlooking Paris, France, moments before sunset.
Vanessa Clare freestyle dances at the end of the West Coast Swing dance lesson on Oct. 24, 2017. It was Clare's first time dancing with the group. West Coast Swing practices every Tuesday night in the Global Scholars Hall of the University of Oregon campus.
Traveling by bus to Northern Spain's Picos de Europa.