Northwest Native Opposition to Genetically Engineered Fish

What are the risks from genetically engineered fish to the people and environments of the Pacific Northwest? New Canoe Media tackles this question head-on with their new short film Salmon People. This program documents an event organized by the Community Alliance for Global Justice and features the film and a panel of indigenous and advocacy activists working on Northwest Native food security and justice in the Pacific Northwest. Hear voices from across the Pacific Northwest who are speaking out about the risks of genetically engineered fish then give your Senators a call to support S.282 the Genetically Engineered Salmon Labeling Act.

Speakers include:

Heather Day, moderator, Executive Director and co-founder of Community Alliance for Global Justice.
Valerie Segrest, Muckleshoot Food Sovereignty Project
Alan Stay, Office of the Tribal Attorney, Muckleshoot Indian Tribe
Fawn Sharp, President of the Quinault Indian Nation
Dana Perls, Senior Food and Technology Policy Campaigner with Friends of the Earth

Links:
cagj.org/salmonpeople/
foe.org/gmo-salmon-bill

Presented by Town Hall Seattle, Community Alliance for Global Justice, Center for Food Safety, and Friends of the Earth. Recorded 4/9/19
Community Partners: 350 Seattle, Central Co-op, Chinook Book, First Nations at UW, Go Wild Campaign, Green Plate Special, Got Green, Health Alliance International, Indigenous Peoples Institute, LGBTQ Allyship, Loki Fish Company, NAMA-Northwest Atlantic Marine Alliance, Sierra Club NW, Sno-Valley Tilth, Tilth Alliance, Tulalip News, UFCW Local 21, UW American Indian Studies, UW Anthropology, UW Center for Human Rights, UW Comparative History of Ideas, UW Geography, UW Nutritional Sciences, UW Program of the Environment, Union Cultural Center, Washington State Unitarian Universalist Voices for Justice

Program Details
Topics Ge Salmon, Resistance, Legislation
Episode S8E15
Broadcast Week Apr 15th 2019
Duration 00:58:00
Audience Rating TV-G
Genre Action
Theme Academic & Education
Language English
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