The Hunter Conservationist podcast - Tom Sewid - First Nation Grizzly Bear Hunter

In this episode Mark & Curtis are joined by Tom Sewid, Kwakwa̱ka̱ʼwakw grizzly bear hunter and guide from Northern Vancouver Island in British Columbia. Tom talks about what grizzly bears and hunting them means to him and why he named his son after the grizzly bear. Tom speaks about his bear viewing and eco-tours businesses and then delves into some controversial topics including, how the grizzly bear hunt impacted him and many of his friends, why the hunt was ended, celebrating a grizzly hunt, how First Nations, resident hunters and Guide-Outfitters can work together, a proposal to accommodate bear viewing and grizzly bear hunting as well as ethical grizzly bear hunting on coastal BC and his opinions on the prevailing narrative around First Nations support for the grizzly hunting ban.