Okanagan Nation Alliance

October 21, 2009 13:59 ET

Okanagan Indian Band Protects Brown's Creek Watershed

Attention: Assignment Editor, Business/Financial Editor, Environment Editor, News Editor, Government/Political Affairs Editor VERNON, BC, NEWS FLASH--(Marketwire - Oct. 21, 2009) - Members communities of the Okanagan Nation have joined Chief Fabian Alexis of the Okanagan Indian Band in their fight to protect their Brown's Creek watershed.

Joining Chief Fabian Alexis are Chief Tim Manuel of the Upper Nicola Band and Okanagan Nation Alliance Chair, Grand Chief Stewart Phillip and approximately 25 community members who travelled last night into the Brown's Creek watershed to oppose and block Tolko logging from commencing logging operations in the watershed. /For further information: Chief Fabian Alexis, Okanagan Indian Band (250) 306-2838; Chief Tim Manuel, Upper Nicola Indian Band, (250) 378-1986

Contact Information

  • Grand Chief Stewart Phillip, Chair, Okanagan Nation Alliance
    Primary Phone: 250-490-5314