WIBF 2018 Featuring: Saul Brown
Saul ‘Hazil’hba Brown: Saul is a student of Heiltsuk Gvi’ilas (laws) and governance. As an food sovereigntist, he sees the intrinsic value and necessity of giving effect to Heiltsuk laws out on the water and land. Working with the Heiltsuk economic development corporation with the intent of breathing life into Heiltsuk ancestral law in the contemporary has proved prosperous for both the environment and economy. The resurgence of Heiltsuk legal traditions is major facet of his communities journey to true and lasting self-determination. He understands the need to have a strong Indigenous governance reflective of sustainable business practices.