Indian Food Fishing on the Fraser River

Indian Food Fishing on the Fraser River

Available on DVDContains Closed Captioning

This 2014 digital release, created by Scott Renyard, pays tribute to the 1982 film by acclaimed BC cinematographer Dick Harvey (1930-2007).

Food fishing for sockeye salmon on the Fraser River has been practiced by British Columbia's first nations communities for thousands of years. With the world changing around them, both the fish and the people remain as close as ever. 

Trial of an Iconic Species

Trial of an Iconic Species

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The mighty Fraser River sockeye run is in trouble. Beginning in the early 1990's, the sockeye salmon populations began to decline. Millions of fish were disappearing and fisheries scientists and managers were stumped.

The Unofficial Trial of Alexandra Morton

The Unofficial Trial of Alexandra Morton

Available on DVDContains Closed Captioning

The crash of 19 stocks of Fraser River sockeye over a 15-year period finally forced the Canadian Government to close all fishing from 2007 to 2009. It looked like Fraser river sockeye populations were going extinct.