Tuesday, November 16

11:00 am – 12:30 pm PST

Online via Zoom

Register here: https://events.uw.edu/d/d8qjkv/

The conversation will focus on how the Heiltsuk Nation's success in regaining control of their fishery might be used as a model, and how different approaches to tribal rights and law in each country affect these efforts.


  • Louise Brady, Kiks.ádi Tlingit, Founder, Herring Protectors
  • Louisa Housty-Jones, Heiltsuk, Councillor, Heiltsuk Nation
  • Matthew Newman, Senior Staff Attorney, Native American Rights Fund, Alaska
  • Saul ‘Hazil’hba Brown, Nuu-chah-nulth/Heiltsuk, 3rd year law, University of Victoria, former negotiator for Heiltsuk reconciliation process
  • Vina Brown, Nuu-chah-nulth/Heiltsuk, PhD candidate, University of Alaska, Adjunct Faculty, Northwest Indian College

Moderated by: Charlotte Coté, Associate Professor, American Indian Studies, University of Washington.