Otter vs. koi debate reveals ‘cultural blindness’ at heart of Vancouver history
When Kevin Huang was born, his parents flew a blue koishaped kite above their family home in Taiwan to celebrate his entry into the world, just as they’d flown a red-pink kite above the home following the birth of his sister. As a child, Huang’s grandparents had a koi pond in their back- yard, which held his childhood fascination. As the dramabetween a wayward otter and the population of beloved koi fish at Vancouver’s Dr. Sun Yat-sen Classical Chinese Garden played out over
Two of the famous koi fish in the pond at the Dr. Sun Yat-sen garden.