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Online Events @ Herring Fest 2022
March 4, 2022 @ 7:00 pm - March 5, 2022 @ 2:00 pm
March 4: FRIDAY FILM NIGHT, 7-9 p.m. (via Zoom)
Herring defence through storytelling – meet the storytellers
- Louise Brady: Sitka Tribe Herring Protectors film Yáa at wooné | Respect for All Things
- Bob Turner: Dance of the Herring and Why is the Salish Sea So Rich with Life
- Sam Rose Phillips: CHI film We are the Herring
- Evelyn Pinkerton: How can BC fishermen take back their licences and quotas from corporations? Followed by film The Price of Fish: New Zealand organization Rescue Fish explores how to solve depleted fish stocks and address environmental damage
March 5: SATURDAY HERRING SCHOOL: 9:30 a.m. -12:45 p.m: (Via Zoom)
Let the herring live
- Chief Eric Pelkey of the W̱SÁNEĆ First Nation returns to update us on the First Nations perspective on herring
- Thomas Thornton, author of Herring and People of the North Pacific: Sustaining a Keystone Species. Best practices for revitalization of herring.
- Jim Shortreed The Herring Rabble Rousers and the Herring Recovery Program
- Ben Friedman, Head of Product at Wildtype: Could a cell-cultured future save our wild fish?
- Saul ‘Hazil’hba Brown is from the Nuu-chah-nulth and Heiltsuk Nations and a law student in the Joint Degree Program in Canadian Common Law and Indigenous Legal Orders at the University of Victoria. Topic TBA
- Round table discussion with all speakers
For updated schedules, tickets and more information please visit CONSERVANCYHORNBYISLAND.ORG