Grassy Narrows First Nation declares its territory to be an Indigenous Sovereignty and Protected Area. The new “Grassy Narrows Land Declaration” bans all industrial logging in Grassy Narrows’ Territory and asserts that Grassy Narrows will make their own land use decisions.Read More
Several First Nations from Treaty 9 territory, which covers about 2/3 of Ontario from Timmins north, are launching a historic case in Ontario court against the federal and provincial governments. The case is a head-on challenge to the Crown governments’ purported unilateral jurisdiction and decision-making control throughout Treaty 9 Territory. The case says that the…Read More
Join Dee and Tasman as they raise money to support Gitxaała Nation’s legal challenge! These two Indigenous studies students at Camosun College who are hosting this fundraiser for their final project. Come on out on Saturday April 22nd, 5pm at Norway House to support!Read More
As the Nation begins a two-week hearing at the BC Supreme Court, RAVEN reports on their landmark mining case – the first to consider the enforceability of BC’s Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act. Conrad, Jamie-Leigh, Caitlyn, Levin met up at the Sutton Place Hotel for a press conference hosted by Gitxaała and…Read More
It’s not every day that you get a chance to change the nature of mining, but that’s what’s happening at the B.C. Supreme Court this week (April 3-14, 2023).
Our very own Karissa Chandrakate created this graphic novel-style story explaining the case.Read More
During the NBA’s All-Star Weekend in February, singer Jully Black made a bold statement when singing Canada’s national anthem. Performing live in a full stadium in Salt Lake City, the Toronto born singer altered the lyric “Home and native land” to “Home on Native Land” with emphasizing the word “on.” Now, RAVEN is urging everyone…Read More
RAVEN is hiring an Administrative Assistant! The Administrative Assistant reports directly to the Operations Manager, works closely and collaboratively with the Accountant, and will be required to perform a wide range of duties to assist with organizational support.Read More