SPOTLIGHT
 on Aboriginal Rights --- Fisheries


July 22, 2002 - Despite arrests during a demonstration at the BC Legislature, First Nations and environmentalists promise to protest more and more to prevent expansion of fish farms. Protestors dumped 200 pounds of dead salmon in front of the legislature in Victoria, BC urging the provincial government to maintain a moratorium on new salmon farms. Namgis, Kwi-kwa-aut-enox, Ts-wa-da-nuq, Songhees and Heiltsuk First Nations gathered with members of the Forest Action Network. Two activists were arrested.

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