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Bringing the Salmon Home Festival May 3-4, 2022

Bringing the Salmon Home Festival May 3-4, 2022

For over 80 years salmon have been blocked by dams from returning to the upper Columbia River in the Kootenay region of British Columbia. The Columbia River was once the source of the greatest salmon runs in the world. Bringing the Salmon Home: The Columbia River Salmon Reintroduction Initiative, the Indigenous-led collaboration of the Syilx Okanagan, Ktunaxa and Secwépemc Nations, together with Canada and BC, is exploring innovative ways to bring the salmon back.

Discover more about this vital work through the Bringing the Salmon Home Festival May 3-4, 2022 happening online at ColumbiaRiverSalmon.caAll events are free. Learn about innovative approaches to ecosystem restoration and cultural renewal. Enjoy diverse presentations from leaders, elders, knowledge keepers, youth, storytellers, artists, musicians, and scientists.

Be first in line to register for the free festival events. See the full program at

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MUSKRAT Magazine

MUSKRAT is an on-line Indigenous arts, culture magazine that honours the connection between humans and our traditional ecological knowledge by exhibiting original works and critical commentary. MUSKRAT embraces both rural and urban settings and uses media arts, the Internet, and wireless technology to investigate and disseminate traditional knowledges in ways that inspire their reclamation.

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