Businesses

Drawn & Quarterly: creatively supporting RAVEN

By Karissa Chandrakate / January 10, 2021 /

We would like to send a big THANK YOU to Drawn and Quarterly for donating $1000 to RAVEN in October 2020. They have also committed to donating annually to support Indigenous legal challenges. We are grateful for their support! “Recently, D+Q has asked ourselves what it means to have a land acknowledgement on our website…

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Small business, SIC.Co Activewear, donates 10% of net profits to RAVEN.

By Karissa Chandrakate / January 6, 2021 /

We are kicking 2021 off with a shoutout to small business SIC.Co Activewear for choosing to donate 10% of their net profits to support Indigenous legal challenges! SIC.Co is focused on helping Canadians lead healthier and more active lives by providing them with activewear that helps them look good, feel good and, most importantly, do…

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Elderflower tea supporting Secwepemc Nation

By Andrea Palframan / December 23, 2020 /

To celebrate winter solstice return of the sun, the good folks at Elderberry Farm bottled up some golden sunshine… with proceeds to RAVEN!

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Lumi Gives

By Andrea Palframan / December 14, 2020 /

Lumi is supporting RAVEN as part of their goal of making the world a better place and supporting valuable work. Check out Lumi at lumi.gives

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Hex Metals in Solidarity

By Andrea Palframan / December 11, 2020 /

Since April 2020, 5% of each sale of Hex Metals handcrafted jewellery will be donated to support Wet’suewet’en land protectors via Raven. According to Hex, “This is more than a pipeline issue – it’s about Indigenous land sovereignty and continued violence by the colonial state. As a business run by a settler of colour, it…

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BlackBird Fabrics raise $3000 to support Indigenous Legal challenges!

By Karissa Chandrakate / December 9, 2020 /

We want to give a big THANK YOU to BlackBird Fabrics for fundraising to support Indigenous legal challenges. The small business recently raised $3000 all of which will go to supporting Indigenous access to justice. “Living and operating on the unceded territories of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), səlil̓wətaɁɬ (Tsleil-Waututh), and Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish) peoples, we recognize how…

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Musicians dedicate fundraiser to Indigenous legal challenges.

By Karissa Chandrakate / November 6, 2020 /

We are so grateful to the band VSUVIUS for fundraising for RAVEN with their new song Water, which was written for water and climate justice. “Water is inspired by returning to roots and nature’s strength and resiliency. This isn’t about what’s wrong or right— only human rights.  Water is the basic fundamental nature of life.…

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Earnest Ice Cream offers RAVEN a cool $6K!

By Karissa Chandrakate / October 13, 2020 /

Here at RAVEN, we’re so grateful to all the businesses that continuously step up to show support for Indigenous rights. Earnest Ice Cream recently raised $6000 for Indigenous legal challenges. During a time where small businesses are experiencing deep uncertainty, it’s humbling to see them continue to take a stand for justice. Earnest Ice Cream…

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Artist raffles custom hand painted Vans

By Andrea Palframan / September 29, 2020 /

Antisocial Sk8 Shop on Main St. in Vancouver is hosting a raffle for these gorgeous handprinted shoes. Featuring hereditary chiefs of Wet’suwet’en Nation, the shoes are painted by Nora Pape, a Coast Salish youth. Along with the shoes, the shop is raffling a hand embroidered silk banner made with love by the beautiful Fyme Lahcene.…

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7 Indigenous Businesses the RAVEN Community Loves

By Maia Wikler / August 19, 2020 /

Back in May we asked our supporters on social media to share some of their favourite Indigenous-owned businesses they love to support, we rounded up the most popular suggestions! Copper Canoe Woman @coppercanoewoman Wild Greens Sovereignty @wildgreenssovereignty Skwalwen Botanicals @skwalwenbotanicals Indigenous intentions @indigenousintentions Mamawi Creations @mamawicreations Among the Wildflowers @among_the_wildflowers Thunderbird woman reads@thunderbuirdwomanreads

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