EARTH A New Wild

Traditional Heiltsuk Herring Egg Harvest Using Hemlock

Clip: Episode 3 | 2m 45s

Jordan Wilson, a man from Heiltsuk descent, reveals the traditional methods of harvesting herring eggs, using hemlock branches. The Heiltsuk sustainable herring fishery has used this traditional process, passed down from ancestors for generations to maximize the yield of herring eggs at spawning time.

Aired: 02/04/15

Rating: NR

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