Xelaltxw: Building a Better Tomorrow
Catalogue Number: RVP001
Producer: River Voices
Subject: Canadian Social Studies, Canadian World Studies, Criminal Justice & Law, Environmental Studies, First Nations Studies, Indigenous Issues, Indigenous Peoples, Science, Social Studies
Grade Level: 6 - 8, 9 - 12, Post Secondary
Country Of Origin: Canada
Copyright Year: 2016
Running Time: 7
Closed Captions: Yes
The Xelaltxw (aka Halalt) First Nation is fighting a corporate giant, a pulp mill that has destroyed their estuary and prime shell fish feeding grounds on the coast of BC. Can their law suit hold this company to account? Xelaltxw is a David and Goliath story of a small indigenous community standing up to a pulp mill that has desecrated their fishing grounds.
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