Bringing the Salmon Home Transboundary Tour Launch

Bringing the Salmon Home Transboundary Tour Launch

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Bringing the Salmon Home: The Columbia River Salmon Reintroduction Initiative is collaboratively led by the Syilx Okanagan, Secwépemc, and Ktunaxa Nations ( Dams have blocked salmon from returning into the upper Columbia for over 85 years. The Columbia was once the greatest salmon-producing river in the world. Almost 40-percent of the mainstem Columbia River originates in Canada.

The Bringing the Salmon Home Transboundary Tour launching May 24-25, 2024 brings together members of the three Indigenous Nations to celebrate ceremonial, cultural and technical exchange between our Initiative and allies along this One Great River.


10am – Bringing the Salmon Home Mural Reception 
Columbia Lake Recreation Centre, ʔakisq̓nuk First Nation, 3050 Highway 93/95, Windermere, BC 

12-Noon – Ceremonial Salmon Fry Release *water conditions permitting
James Chabot Provincial Park, Athalmer, BC
4pm – Community Dinner for members of Nations


11am-6pm  Bringing the Salmon Home Transboundary Tour Launch
Raven’s Nest, Highway 93-95, 4 km north of Fairmont Hot Springs, BC

·       Enjoy presentations, cultural performances, traditional games
·       Bring food items, crafts, goods to trade & barter
·       Salmon Feast dinner provided

Additional Details

Name of contact person - Comms

Country - Canada


Date And Time

2024-05-25 @ 11:00 (CDT) to
2024-05-25 @ 18:00 (CDT)

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