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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Bandidas Taqueria Earth Day Fundraiser

By Andrea Palframan / April 16, 2019 /

A sidewalk festival and student art show/fundraiser with Bandidas! WHERE: BANDIDAS TAQUERIA, 2781 COMMERCIAL DRIVE WHEN: SUNDAY, APRIL 28TH 2019, ALL DAY / NIGHT (9:00AM UNTIL MIDNIGHT) As a business, Bandidas are committed every day to choosing environmentally sustainable practices, and Earth Day has always been an important day for increased action on these core…

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A Shout out to RAVEN’s Amazing Site-C Business Donors!

By Andrea Palframan / October 17, 2016 /

We are so grateful to the businesses who stepped up to support our No Site-C campaign. Thank you for acting out of the courage of your convictions to put your business on the line and stand up for Indigenous justice. With gratitude, The RAVEN Team. Golden Ears Farm, Mason Street Farm, Yogacara Whistler, Uprising Breads Bakery,…

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One Percent for the Planet + RAVEN = Big Love for Indigenous Justice

By Andrea Palframan / April 9, 2015 /

RAVEN (Respecting Aboriginal Values & Environmental Needs) is getting to be known as the best little NGO in the west (in our humble opinion). This is in huge part thanks to donors and supporters like you. For instance, one of the most effective things we’ve ever done was partner with 1% for the Planet. Not only…

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