On Tuesday, April 26 at 7:00 pm, Friends of the Salmon River presents: From the Heiltsuk Nation: Combating climate change and colonialism through land-based healing and education online with Jess Housty.
Learn also about the unique geography and history of Bella Bella in the Central Coast region of British Columbia and about Bella Bella as a community.
Jess Housty (Háust̓i) is a mother, writer and land-based educator who lives in her unceded ancestral homelands in Bella Bella. She can teach us a lot about social and environmental justice.
Jess is the Executive Director of Qqs (Eyes) Projects Society, a Heiltsuk charitable non-profit that supports their youth and families through community and cultural programming. She is active in community organizing and food systems resiliency.
This is the seventh and final event in the online Winter Speaker Series 2021/22 co-hosted by Friends of the Salmon River and Friends of the Napanee River.