Heiltsuk

Reflections on the Solidarity of Nations Feast - Jessie Housty

10/07/2010 (All day)

By the time I returned to Bella Bella from the Guardian Watchmen conference, a boat had been secured to take a group of Heiltsuk elders, chiefs, singers and youth to join our northern brothers and sisters at the Solidarity of Nations feast in Kitamaat. The boat was leaving in an hour and I needed to bring my regalia….

Heiltsuk

Heiltsuk monitoring and stewardship is integral to the effective implementation of Heiltsuk marine and land use plans. Monitoring and stewardship will ensure that resources are sustainably managed in Heiltsuk territory and ensure that important cultural and natural resources are protected. Within the Heiltsuk Nation, several organizations/entities are currently involved in monitoring and stewardship activities, including the Heiltsuk Fisheries Co-Management Program, the Qqs Projects Society’ Coastwatch program, and Heiltsuk Marine Use Planning.