Fishing, Aboriginal

FISHING, ABORIGINAL, predates the arrival of Europeans in BC by many centuries. FIRST NATIONS on the coast and in the Interior relied on many different types of marine plants and animals as traditional sources of food and as trade goods. Coastal people had access to a wide variety of marine resources, including SALMON, different types of GROUNDFISH (HALIBUT, LINGCOD, ROCKFISH and others), shellfish (ABALONE, CLAMS, SEA URCHINS, CRABS and others), STURGEON, EULACHONS, HERRING and herring roe....

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