The Fight for Fish Lake (Teztan Biny)

The Tsilhqot’in and Xeni Gwet’in people of British Columbia, Canada a fighting to stop the construction of Prosperity Mine, a gold and copper mine proposed by Taseko Mines Ltd as it would destroy Fish Lake (Teztan Biny), a body of water they hold sacred by. The film Blue Gold by Canadian filmmaker Susan Smitten and her team documents the impact of the proposed mine on the environment and the cultural heritage of British Columbia’s native people. Produced in collaboration with R.A.V.E.N (Respecting Aboriginal Values and Environmental Needs), a Canadian charitable organization.

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