Ana Simeon

RAVEN-WECANN Webinar: Indigenous Perspectives on Climate Action

By Ana Simeon / January 6, 2022 /

We’re delighted to announce a new webinar series and a new partnership! RAVEN and WECAN (West Coast Climate Action Network) have teamed up to host a four-part webinar series: Indigenous Perspectives on Climate Action. Please join our next webinar: What: Community Solutions Who: Pansy Wright-Simms (Spokesperson for Simogyet Luutkudziiwus, Gitxsan Nation) Leona Humchitt (Councillor, Heiltsuk Nation) When: January 12,…

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Beaver Lake Cree Nation is headed to the Supreme Court!

By Ana Simeon / September 11, 2021 /

On November 4, Beaver Lake Cree Nation will appear before Canada’s highest court in a bid to reinstate a cost award which the Nation says is the only way to bring a decade-long treaty rights challenge finally to trial. Support Beaver Lake Cree Nation’s urgent legal work to prepare for the hearing in Ottawa. “What…

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As Canada delays climate action, Wet’suwet’en push on

By Ana Simeon / June 4, 2021 /

The Wet’suwet’en challenge Federal Court decision to strike constitutional action After the Federal Court struck the Wet’suwet’en constitutional and Charter challenge last November, two Houses of the Wet’suwet’en Likhts’amisyu (Fireweed) Clan are pressing ahead with an appeal. The case aims to confront Canada’s 30-year record of inaction and the inability of the political process, on…

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West Moberly First Nations wins key motion in Treaty infringement challenge over Site C

By Ana Simeon / May 4, 2021 /

BC and BC Hydro must disclose information on dam safety and cost. On April 30, the BC Supreme Court ordered B.C. and BC Hydro to disclose to West Moberly First Nations the full, unredacted Milburn Report and all appendices, as well as all documents relating to the projected final cost and safety of Site C…

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Site C campaign takes off with matching funds

By Ana Simeon / April 14, 2021 /

Just as West Moberly First Nations was headed to court to argue their critical motion to compel B.C. to release key documents on dam safety and costs, a “Group of Seven” generous donors stepped up to offer $50K in matching funds.

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Ana Siméon, Directrice des campagnes, sur les droits, la responsabilité et la réciprocité

By Ana Simeon / December 18, 2020 /

Dans leurs conversations, les membres de la Nation Wet’suwet’en font référence à l’affirmation des droits et des responsabilités des Wet’suwet’en sur et envers la terre. Droits et responsabilités : pas seulement droits. Et envers la terre : ce qui pointe vers une relation de réciprocité. Lorsque 5 nouvelles cabanes appartenant à des clans ont été…

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Rights, Responsibility & Reciprocity

By Ana Simeon / September 28, 2020 /

Wet’suwet’en Nation’s Coastal GasLink legal action is one way of asserting Wet’suwet’en “rights and responsibilities on and to the land.” That phrase – Rights and responsibilities – shows up again and again in emails and conversations with members of the Indigenous Nations RAVEN supports. Not just rights, but responsibilities. And not just ‘on’, but ‘to’ the land: pointing to…

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