Stellat’en salmon festival celebrates local harvests

From Aug. 23 to 25, the Stellat’en First Nation is inviting all to its community garden to celebrate the annual salmon run.

A member of the Stellat'en First Nation showcases the community's harvest from the land and river at its Salmon Festival last summer.

A member of the Stellat'en First Nation showcases the community's harvest from the land and river at its Salmon Festival last summer.

From Aug. 23 to 25, the Stellat’en First Nation is inviting all community members, native or non-native, to its community garden and smokehouse to celebrate the annual salmon run.

The annual event features workshops on traditional preservation methods of fresh salmon, as well as a feast of the local fish and fresh vegetables harvested from the community plots.

Schedule and more information to come.