Saving the Salmon on Gitanyow lax’yip

Gitanyow – DJI_0007Photo by VoVo Productions

Salmon are crucial to ecosystem health across BC. In the northwest, the Gitanyow Hereditary Chiefs plan to declare an area of the Gitanyow lax’yip (territory) as an Indigenous Protected Area – with or without support from the Province. Watersheds BC’s own Naxiginkw Tara Marsden is featured in this great piece, Saving the salmon: why the Gitanyow are creating a new Indigenous Protected Area. The article was published in the Narwhal on April 17th, 2021.