Our Times 3

Dawn Hoogeveen

  • Struggles against a gold mine on Indigenous land

    For many Tsilhqot’in families raised on the nearby shores of adjoining Little Fish Lake, this place is home. Tsilhqot’in youth continue to maintain a relationship with Teztan Biny that has spanned generations. The stories and ceremonies associated with the lake are part of Tsilhqot’in identity and way of life. For Vancouver-based Taseko Mines, Fish Lake is the chief obstacle to development in the region.

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