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Tahltan Nation demands end to Jade Fever

Calls on Discovery to stop show, BC to handle bigger issue North of 60 Mining News – May 21, 2021

 

Last updated 6/24/2021 at 3:35pm

Tahltan Nation Discovery Chanel Jade Fever British Columbia Canada

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A jade specimen on display at Jade City, a store along the Stewart-Cassiar Highway about 116 kilometers (72 miles) north of the community of Dease Lake, British Columbia.

Fed up with the Discovery Channel show "Jade Fever" glorifying what it considers irresponsible and disrespectful mining practices in the territory of the Tahltan First Nation people it represents, Tahltan Central Government is demanding that the producer suspend airing the "reality show."

Having recently launched its seventh season on Discovery Channel Canada, Jade Fever follows a family-run mi...



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