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Tŝilhqot’in Nation Outraged by Alaskan Commercial Fishery Threatening B.C. Bound Salmon: Calls for Immediate Review of the Pacific Salmon Treaty

January 14, 2022 Williams Lake, BC: The Tŝilhqot’in Nation is alarmed to learn about an Alaskan Commercial Fishery that is threatening salmon that are bound for British Columbia and having severe impacts on the fishing rights of the Tŝilhqot’in Nation and other First Nations in British Columbia. The Tŝilhqot’in call on Canada to establish an […]

by ahnationtalk on January 14, 202265 Views

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Lax Kw’alaams Fisheries Biotoxin Update 11 and 12

Read More: https://laxkwalaams.ca/lax-kwalaams-fisheries-biotoxin-update-11-and-12/ NT4

by ahnationtalk on January 12, 202222 Views

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Fisheries Minister Discards Science in Pacific Herring in the Strait of Georgia Decision and gets 85% of the Revenue

VANCOUVER, BC, Dec. 16, 2021  – “Shocked and devastated,” says the Herring Conservation and Research Society’s Rob Morley of Fisheries Minister Joyce Murray’s decision to reduce the harvest rate on Pacific herring in the Strait of Georgia to 10% from the long-standing, science-validated 20%. “Fisheries management decisions should be based on solid peer-reviewed science not the […]

by ahnationtalk on December 17, 202117 Views

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Fisheries and Oceans Canada updates Pacific herring coast-wide harvest plan for 2021-22

From: Fisheries and Oceans Canada December 16, 2021 Vancouver, BC – Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) supports fishing opportunities for communities, and is firmly committed to the conservation, protection, and regeneration of our marine environment and the lifeforms they sustain. Herring are a forage fish, an important food source to other keystone species like Pacific salmon, […]

by ahnationtalk on December 16, 202123 Views

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Anti-salmon farm activists trample on First Nations’ rights – Sea West News

Anti-salmon farm activists are signalling that the collective and individual rights of First Nations should be disregarded when it comes to marine aquaculture operations in traditional territories Anti-aquaculture activists in British Columbia are calling on the federal and provincial governments to ignore the indigenous rights of First Nations who want new and continued salmon farming […]

by ahnationtalk on December 2, 202119 Views

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B.C. study shows sustainable management of salmon fishery before colonization – APTN News

Nov 10, 2021 A B.C. study confirms what Michelle George’s family has told her about their Tsleil-Waututh ancestors’ fishing practices of targeting male salmon both for their meat and to sustain the fishery. They knew that if more “females make it upstream to spawn, the circle of life will have a better chance of succeeding,” […]

by ahnationtalk on November 10, 202126 Views

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Lax Kw’alaams Fisheries

See the documents below for further information. 2021-09-22-Biotoxin-Update-1Download 2021-10-09-Biotoxin-Update-2Download 2021-10-15-Biotoxin-Update-3Download 2021-11-03-Biotoxin-Update-4Download NT5

by ahnationtalk on November 9, 202123 Views

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These Indigenous fishers hold DFO accountable for B.C.’s shocking salmon decline – National Observer

Salmon stocks on the Fraser have tumbled in the past decade, leading Fisheries and Oceans Canada to limit Indigenous food fisheries on the river, even as some recreational fishing is allowed. While the decision has caused tensions, there is one point where both anglers and First Nations agree: DFO is failing the salmon and the […]

by ahnationtalk on October 4, 2021104 Views

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CFN: Fisheries Resources Reconciliation Agreement means increased say in management of oceans

The historic Fisheries Resource Reconciliation Agreement will provide funding for access to commercial fishing opportunities for the eight Coastal First Nations member communities. The recently announced signing of the amended Coastal First Nations Fisheries Resources Reconciliation Agreement (FRRA) includes a regional planning component over our community-based fisheries, says CFN Executive Director Christine Smith-Martin: “This historic […]

by ahnationtalk on September 16, 202136 Views

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Coastal First Nations in B.C. demand DFO respect their right to fish – APTN News

Aug 16, 2021 On Aug. 4,the Ha’wiih issued fishers with Ha’oom Fisheries Society licenses. They will harvest according to allocations from their own fisheries plans. Fishers with five nations on the British Columbia coast will harvest with allocations from their own fisheries plans, says Ha’wiih, the hereditary leadership of five Nuu-chah-nulth Nations. “Our Ha’wiih, in […]

by ahnationtalk on August 16, 202144 Views

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