Too many Chiefs, not enough leadership


The NDP has created a monster with today’s aquaculture veto-tenure announcement that will pit First Nation against First Nation, create economic chaos and clog up our already overburdened courts.

When Harold Sewid speaks about the benefits of salmon farming to his community, he starts with an introduction about his ancestry.

Sewid’s father and grandfather, both were hereditary chiefs of the Qwe’Qwa’Sot’Em people of the Broughton Archipelago in Northwest British Columbia.

Like his forefathers, Harold Sewid now sits as Clan Chief of the Qwe’Qwa’Sot’Em First Nation and is a proud supporter of salmon farming operations in their traditional territory.

When Robert Mountain of the Mamalilikulla First Nation talks about salmon farming, he asserts that Sewid can’t be making decisions about the traditional waters of the Broughton Archipelago.

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Fabian Dawson – SeaWestNews – June 20, 2018.

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