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Online Events @ Herring Fest 2022

March 4 @ 7:00 pm - March 5 @ 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 TurnerDance 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 FishNew 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