Sustainable Fisheries/Energy Industry: Down2Earth (Ep 106)
Catalogue Number: AP0008
Producer: Aarrow Productions
Subject: Canadian Social Studies, Documentary, Environmental Studies, First Nations Studies, Science, Social Studies
Grade Level: 9 - 12, Post Secondary
Country Of Origin: Canada
Copyright Year: 2012
Running Time: 21:00
Closed Captions: Yes
Sustainable Fisheries/Energy Industry: The Huu-ay-aht First Nation, along with the Bamfield Marine Sciences Centre and the community of Bamfield, have worked together to revitalize the endangered pinto abalone, a traditional food source for the Nuu-chah-nulth people. In Vancouver, the C Restaurant purchases and serves the adult abalone from the Bamfield hatchery. Income from the sale of the shellfish is reinvested into the project.
Includes segment with Earl Tulley, a Navajo environmentalist tha tworks with communities adversely affected by the energy industry.
Filmmaker Bio: Barbara Todd Hager is a writer, producer and director. Her family traces its Métis ancestry to Red River, Fort Pitt and St. Paul des Métis Settlements. In 1999 she launched Aarrow Productions and it has grown into one of Canada’s leading Indigenous-owned media companies.
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