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EXPERIENCE. LEARN. COLLABORATE. ACT.

Join a conversation to create action plans with Indigenous and scientific communities around the urgency of protection, conservation and restoration of wild Pacific salmon and their habitat.

Sunday, September 30, 2018

11:30AM

Meet at Quaaout Resort and Departure to Tsu’tswecw 

Optional: Transportation on own.  Meet Symposium group at Tsu’tswecw for afternoon activities

From Quaaout Lodge to Tsu’tswecw

12:00PM

Lunch on own at Salute to Sockeye festival vendors

Tsu’tswecw 

1:00PM

Tsu’tswecw (Roderick Haig-Brown) Naming Ceremony

Symposium attendees have been invited to this significant cultural event. Followed by Salute to the Sockeye festival opening ceremony.

Tsu’tswecw (Roderick Haig-Brown Provincial Park)

2:30PM

Indigenous On the Land Experiences (Choose One)

  1. Canoe Journey (Space limited to 40, book with online registration)
  2. Walk along the trails of Tsu’tswecw with  Secwepemc elders, storytellers and knowledge keepers

Tsu’tswecw 

4:30PM

Return to Quaaout Resort, Room Check In and Event Registration

Quaaout Resort

5:30PM

Feast

  • Bringing “Uninterrupted” back to the Adams River, Nettie Wild, Canada Wild Productions
  • Welcome to Secwepemcúlecw (Shuswap Nation) and Prayer by Kukpi7 (Chief) Oliver Arnouse, Little Shuswap Lake Indian Band
  • Salmon Song & Dance by Chief Atahm School
  • Indigenous Art Silent Auction (open until 12 Noon Monday)

Quaaout Resort – Chief’s Room

7:00PM

Dawn Morrison, Secwepemc Nation, Indigenous Food Sovereignty Specialist

Quaaout Resort – Chief’s Room

7:45PM

Herb Hammond
Ecosystem-based Conservation Planning, Silva Forest Foundation

Quaaout Resort – Chief’s Room

8:30PM

Kenthen Thomas, Secwepemc Performance

Lummi Nation performer, Coast Salish Performance (to be confirmed)

Quaaout Resort – Chief’s Room

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Monday, October 1, 2018

7:30AM

Breakfast

Quaaout Resort – Chief’s Room

8:30AM
  • Welcome to Secwepemcúlecw (Shuswap Nation) and Prayer by Kukpi7 (Chief) Oliver Arnouse, Little Shuswap Lake Indian Band
  • Recap of previous day, Carmen Massey, The Adams River Salmon Society.

Quaaout Resort – Chief’s Room

9:00AM

Tina Donald – Simpcw Nation, History and context of the salmon in the Fraser, the Indigenous Lived Experience. (to be confirmed)

Quaaout Resort – Chief’s Room

9:45AM

Dr. Brian Riddell, Pacific Salmon Foundation,

The State of the Salmon Address

Quaaout Resort – Chief’s Room

10:30AM

Panel Discussion:  Salmon Conservation & Management: Necessary changes for a better future

  • Moderator:  Dr. Hannah Wittman, Academic Director, Centre for Sustainable Food Systems, UBC

Panelists:

      • Dr. John Reynolds, Tom Buell BC Leadership Chair in Salmon Conservation and Management at Simon Fraser University

      • Sunny LeBourdais, Director of Governance for the Secwepemc Nation Building Initiative, Shuswap Nation Tribal Council SNTC

      • Dr. Jeanette Armstrong, Canada Research Chair, Indigenous Philosophy at University of British Columbia Okanagan (to be confirmed).

      • Rebecca Reid, Regional Director General, Fisheries and Oceans Canada (to be confirmed)

Quaaout Resort – Chief’s Room

12:ooPM

Lunch Program:

Dr. Courtney Mason, Canada Research Chair, Rural Livelihoods and Sustainable Communities at Thompson Rivers University

Quaaout Resort – Chief’s Room

1:00PM

Small Group Working Sessions:

Salmon Conservation in the Shuswap Lake Watershed

– Facilitated by Mike Simpson, Fraser Basin Council

Quaaout Resort – Chief’s Room

3:00PM

Big Group Discussion & Sharing

Quaaout Resort – Chief’s Room

4:00PM

Closing Remarks:

  • Carmen Massey, The Adams River Salmon Society, Symposium Recap and Next Steps
  • Dr. Don Patterson, The Adams River Salmon Society, closing remarks
  • Kukpi7 Oliver Arnouse, Little Shuswap Lake Indian Band, closing remarks and Closing Ceremony

Quaaout Resort – Chief’s Room

4:30PM

Departure

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