Nuu-chah-nulth Win Right to Sell

When traveling along West Coast Highway 4 through the Tseshaht First Nation Reservation, you’ll see a line of signs advertising “Salmon.” Home to one of the west coast’s largest sockeye salmon runs, the Tseshaht Nation enjoys an abundance of fish, but under federal government rules they’re not legally permitted to sell the thousands of sockeye caught for “food, social and ceremonial purposes,” although a black market fishery has existed for decades.
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