Andrea Palframan

$2400 in 24 Hours!

By Andrea Palframan / May 27, 2015 /

When we launched the “Join the Circle: No Site C” campaign on Monday, we knew we had some strong allies in northeastern British Columbia. We saw the powerful resistance to the plan to flood fertile farmland, drown cultural sites and destroy traditional hunting and fishing grounds. Farmers and First Nations have been demanding justice, and building solidarity,…

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Deadline for Young Scholars Essay Prize Extended to June 5th

By Andrea Palframan / May 26, 2015 /

Ravens are acrobatic fliers. They have a reputation for solving ever more complex problems with creativity and ingenuity. With the deadline for the 4th annual Young Scholars Essay Prize fast approaching, we wanted to introduce you to some of the brilliant and ingenious scholars whose body of work comprises the winning entries to previous years’…

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Another Fish Lake/Tsilhqot’in win!

By Andrea Palframan / May 12, 2015 /

Tsilhqot’in Nation, Federal Court moves forward with two Judicial Reviews Tsilhqot’in Territory, BC (May 11, 2015): The Tsilhqot’in National Government supports the Federal Court’s decision to move forward with two judicial reviews rather than granting the request of Taseko Mines Limited (TML) to restart its litigation as a full trial proceeding.  Both judicial reviews relate…

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Successful Peace Valley landowners encourage support of Treaty 8 challenge

By Andrea Palframan / May 6, 2015 /

The Peace Valley Landowners Association have recently announced that they have reached their $200K goal towards  a separate legal challenge to Site C. We are thrilled with this fantastic news! Since PVLA have reached their goal, but know that Treaty 8 Nations have launched their own legal crowdfunder, they are encouraging people who want to oppose the dam…

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Marilyn Baptiste, 2015 Goldman Environmental Prize

By Andrea Palframan / May 6, 2015 /

A powerful RAVEN ally— who led a fight against a proposed open-pit copper and gold mine in British Columbia —has won the North American prize in the world’s largest international contest for grassroots environmental activism. Marilyn Baptiste, 45, received US$175,000 at a ceremony at San Francisco’s opera house. She will join five other recipients from Kenya, Myanmar, Scotland,…

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Keeping the Peace Event: An Evening to support Treaty 8 Nations

By Andrea Palframan / May 1, 2015 /

Please join us for an evening of discussion, solidarity and action in the fight to stop the Site C dam. The BC and federal government are pushing ahead with the Site C dam, even though the governments’ own review panel found that that Site C would cause severe and unmitigable impacts to Treaty 8 First…

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Rally at the Courthouse: No Dam Way!

By Andrea Palframan / April 29, 2015 /

This Friday May 8, the Federal Government is going to try and throw out Tready 8’s Site C Court Case before it goes to trial in July. All of the legal teams for Treaty 8 and the communities— Doig River, West Moberley, McLeod Lake and Prophet River First Nations— who are involved in the court…

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30,000 Year Old Horse Bone Found in the Peace River Valley

By Andrea Palframan / April 23, 2015 /

This press release was issued on April 22nd to coincide with the Supreme Court hearing for Treaty 8 Nations against the Site C Dam. FORT ST. JOHN, BRITISH COLUMBIA–(Marketwired – April 22, 2015) – Editors Note: There are two photos associated with this press release. The Treaty 8 Tribal Association is proud to announce the…

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Shuggie Brown & Crystal Lameman release “RavenSong” for BLCN

By Andrea Palframan / April 9, 2015 /

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 9, 2015 Press and Radio contact: Bernadette Quigley/Quigley Media/917.414.9765/email: quigdette@yahoo.com Shuggie Brown Releases New Song “Ravensong” featuring Crystal Lameman To Help Raise Funds For The Beaver Lake Cree Nation’s Legal Fight Kingston, Ontario – Multi-instrumentalist, music producer and social justice activist Shuggie Brown aka Hugh Christopher Brown releases a new original song “Ravensong” penned exclusively for the…

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Kamloops to host Chief Roland Willson May 14th

By Andrea Palframan / April 9, 2015 /

Join the gathering and show your support for protecting the Peace and First Nations as they work to preserve the opportunity to carry out their guaranteed treaty rights in the Peace River Valley. The B.C. and federal governments are pushing ahead with the Site C dam even though their own review panel found that it…

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