A community-led approach to COVID-19

This spring, the Haíɫzaqv (Heiltsuk) First Nation on the West Coast of Canada cancelled their 2020 commercial spawn-on-kelp herring fishery season in response to the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic ([ 1 ][1]). This fishery constitutes a central economic and cultural activity ([ 2 ][2]), the rights to which the Nation fought to have recognized through precedent-setting efforts,…