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A Lot of People Think We’re Doing This Just for First Nations People. We’re Not’ – The Tyee

The First Nations Fisheries Council is working to ensure that salmon are a part of our future.

If there’s one thing that nearly all First Nations in B.C. have in common, it’s salmon.

“Salmon are a foundation, a pillar, of First Nations culture in British Columbia,” says Hugh Braker, president of the First Nations Fisheries Council. “Virtually all First Nations, with the possible exception of the far northeast, rely on salmon. It plays an important part in their lives.”

In recent years, however, salmon populations have been declining precipitously.

Read More: https://thetyee.ca/Presents/2022/06/30/First-Nations-Fisheries-Council-Land-Award/

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