Feather from Fish Lake

The Tsilhqot'in have been fighting a proposed gold and copper mine in their unceded territory for decades. This film follows an eagle feather, passed in ceremony, as it journeys to Victoria BC (the capital city) and delivered to the Premier with the message: No means No.

  • Jeremy Williams
    St'at'imckalh ~ Spirit of the People
  • Tsilhqot'in National Government
  • Chief Roger William
    Key Cast
  • Chief Russel Myers-Ross
    Key Cast
  • Project Type:
    Documentary, Short
  • Genres:
    environment, native rights, documentary
  • Runtime:
    7 minutes 36 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    March 16, 2017
  • Production Budget:
    4,000 USD
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Director Biography - Jeremy Williams

Jeremy is an award-winning photographer and professional filmmaker. He has produced over 100 short documentary videos on environmental, cultural, and social issues. His work has been broadcast on CNN, CBC, APTN, Vision TV, and Free Speech TV, as well as screened in film festivals in Canada, the USA and Europe.

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Director Statement

This film follows a sacred eagle feather that carries prayers from ceremonies and delivers a message to the colonial government of "British Columbia" that the Tsilhqot'in will NOT allow a gold and copper mine at Teztan Biny, also known as Fish Lake.