How to support RAVEN this Giving Tuesday

November 28 is Giving Tuesday! A day that offers us all a much needed detox from the rampant email campaigns, advertisements, and sales that characterize the lead up to Black Friday. Extractive capitalism pushes us every year to rush to spend, to race to the bottom, to buy the cheapest, newest products. And — each…

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Weekly News Roundup (Oct 22-27): News you may have missed this week

Weekly News Roundup Oct 22-27, 2023

Here’s our Weekly News Round up for Oct 22 – 27! We are using our blog and social media to amplify news that may have been missed due Bill C-18 in Canada. Share widely! After years of exploitation, the iconic Cowichan sweater is being protected with a new fair-trade program. Read more from IndigiNews. Ontario…

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Beyond the Prize: Indigenizing Changemaking in Academia with Ashton Harry

birdseye view of a crowd wearing graduation cap and gown

This year’s first place Harmony Essay Prize winner is Ashton Harry of the Tsilhqot’in Nation.  Ashton, a recent graduate with a Masters degree from Royal Roads University, aims to support Indigenous communities advance themselves by blending the insights acquired in Western academia with her extensive 4.5-year tenure, first as a member of Tl’etinqox band council…

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The Hidden Truths of the Treaty No. 9 Agreement

Throughout Canada’s history, the relationship between Indigenous Nations and settlers has been marred by a long-standing pattern of broken promises and exploitation — and the signing of Treaty No. 9 is no different. Signed in 1905 and 1929, Treaty No. 9 is an agreement between the Crown and Indigenous Nations in Northern Ontario that, according…

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