Salmon People: Northwest Native Opposition to Genetically Engineered Fish
Location: Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute, 104 17th Ave S.
What are the risks from genetically engineered fish to the people and environments of the Pacific Northwest? We tackled this question head-on with our short film Salmon People. Now Town Hall joins forces with CAGJ to screen this powerful new film and call together a panel of indigenous and advocacy perspectives—all key activists working on Northwest Native food sovereignty and justice in the Pacific Northwest. Sit in to hear from the voices across the Pacific Northwest who are speaking out about the risks of genetically engineered fish.
Valerie Segrest, Muckleshoot Food Sovereignty Project
Fawn Sharp, President of the Quinault Indian Nation
George Kimbrell, Legal Director, Center for Food Safety
Alan Stay, Office of the Tribal Attorney, Muckleshoot Indian Tribe
Thank you to these Community Partners: Central Co-op, Chinook Book, First Nations at UW, Go Wild Campaign, Green Plate Special, Health Alliance International, Indigenous Peoples Institute, LGBTQ Allyship, Loki Fish Company, NAMA-Northwest Atlantic Marine Alliance, Sierra Club NW, Sno-Valley Tilth, 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
Sponsored by Town Hall Seattle and Community Alliance for Global Justice. For more info contact CAGJ!