More Highlights from the Educational Event for Wild Salmon

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Captions: clockwise from top left

  1. Karissa Glendale (kwakwa̱ka̱’wakw) wearing a traditional button blanket and Julia McIntyre-Smith (Musgamagw Dzawada’enuxw). Karissa is one of the Indigenous activists who occupied the Swanson Island fish farm. Julia spoke at the educational event
  2. Kwiis and Siiam Hamilton (Musqueam), Cynthia Lam (UCV), Doreen and Greg Fitch, Karissa Glendale (Kwakwa̱ka̱’wakw)
  3. Drumming at Hewett Hall. Stó:lō Elder from the Skwah First Nation and president of Wild Salmon Defenders Alliance, Eddie Gardner (middle red shirt), leads drumming
  4. Reception at Hewett Hall
  5. UCV Earth Banner
  6. Front row on right: Hereditary Chief Ernest Alfred from Alert Bay

single quote

If our salmon are not healthy, then our watersheds are not healthy, and if our watersheds our not healthy, then we have truly squandered our heritage and mortgaged our future

— John Kitzhaber


Environment • Indigenous people • Social Justice • Wild Salmon