Can the Columbia River Treaty call salmon home?

Join Touchstones Nelson on Jan. 14 at Expressions Café for an in depth discussion on salmon restoration.

Eileen Delehanty Pearkes (left) curated Roll On Columbia

Eileen Delehanty Pearkes (left) curated Roll On Columbia

Join Touchstones Nelson from 7 to 9 p.m. on Jan. 14 at Expressions Café for an in depth discussion on salmon restoration in the Canadian Columbia River Watershed.

Perspectives to be explored include those of Virgil Seymour, Arrow Lakes facilitator for the Colville Confederated Tribes; Bill Green, Canadian Columbia River Intertribal Fisheries Commission; D.R. Michel, executive director of theUpper Columbia United Tribes; and local lead for the panel discussion, Gerry Nellestijn, coordinator of the Salmo Watershed Streamkeepers Society.

Also included is a screening of the short film, Treaty Talks: A Journey up the Columbia River for People andSalmon. The evening concludes with a performance of The Dam Song by the Ronnie Howard Trio.

This event is coordinated by Touchstones Nelson in support of its current exhibition, Roll On Columbia: Exploring the Landscape and Culture of the Columbia River Treaty, curated by Eileen Delehanty Pearkes. On display until Feb. 7.

Tickets for the panel discussion/film/music event are available at the door.