Zenfolio | Michael Wigle Photography | Nuxalk Salmon Celebration-2010
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Modified 11-Jun-10
Created 11-Jun-10
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The first Spring (Chinook) Salmon of the year are beginning to appear in the Bella Coola River and, on June 2nd, a Ceremony took place at riverside to give thanks for their return.
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