Bringing ooligan home to Bella Coola

After years without any ooligan to render into grease, the Nuxalk Nation are celebrating. For the first time in many years there is a stink box full of ooligan beside the Bella Coola river.

After years without any ooligan to render into grease, the Nuxalk Nation have been celebrating. For the first time in recent memory there is a stink box full of ooligan bubbling away beside the Bella Coola river.

Read the full story in the Coast Mountain News.

To learn more about central coast ooligan (also known as eulachon), read our story highlighting the Nuxhalk Nation’s efforts to bring the “saviour fish” back to their territory.

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