Alaska, Canada tribal members talk of shared interests in protecting rivers


September 29, 2022

WRANGELL—Tribal members from both sides of the U.S.-Canada border — the headwaters and downstream region of the Stikine River — talked about strengthening their relationship when they met at the recent Sharing Our Knowledge conference in Wrangell.

One of the common interests bringing the Indigenous people together is their concern for the river — protecting and preserving its salmon runs that have fed tribal members for generations.

The discussions during the conference were about “connecting and cementing those relationships,” said Christie Jamieson, assistant executive director of the Southe...

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