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Pacific herring is one of the most important food fish in the ocean, and herring spawn has long been a favourite of Nuu-chah-nulth communities on Canada’s west coast. This booklet (part of a... More > series) is a reminder of traditional harvesting techniques that once provided Nuu-chah-nulth people with fresh food during the last days of winter. Included is historical information about herring and the herring fishery, along with step-by-step instructions for harvesting and preparing herring spawn. The booklet also includes learning activities for communities and classrooms and related Nuu-chah-nulth words.
The Nuu-chah-nulth Traditional Foods Toolkit promotes the wisdom of Nuu-chah-nulth elders by recording and sharing their experiences, language, and knowledge regarding traditional foods. Proceeds from the sale of this booklet go towards education and training programs for children and others in Nuu-chah-nulth communities.< Less