Learn Cutting Edge Online Fundraising + Organizing Strategies: Webinar!

By RAVEN / October 31, 2018 /

Interested in learning more about organizing + fundraising? Join a webinar with RAVEN’s Ana Simeon and Tar Sands Trial organizer Brendan Campbell on November 6th, 4:30 P.S.T. RSVP: RAVEN (Respecting Aboriginal Values and Environmental Needs) has used state-of-the-art digital tools to amplify and grow the power of grassroots movements. Find out how you can lean…

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Parade and Party with Buckman Coe for Salish Sea Day of Action

By Andrea Palframan / August 22, 2018 /

People throughout the Salish Sea, from Puget Sound to Johnson Straight, are gathering on Saturday September 15 to celebrate our magnificent home, and to highlight risks posed by fossil fuel infrastructure in the Salish Sea. Renowned for its natural beauty, wildlife, artists, musicians, craftsmanship and the diversity of cultures and ecosystems, the Salish Sea is one…

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Healing Walk Victoria: an inter-faith journey

By RAVEN / July 4, 2018 /

By Terry Dance-Bennink I came back a changed woman after my river pilgrimage to the tar-sands in September 2013, determined to take action. I shared the story of my pilgrimage at my local church, Esquimalt United, and to my delight, our minister, Leanne Benoit, suggested we hold a solidarity healing walk next spring in Victoria,…

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Birthday Justice

By RAVEN / June 9, 2018 /

Host a birthday fundraiser for Indigenous Justice! Are you hitting a milestone, or just hitting your stride? Ted Grand was turning 50, and he wanted to do something more meaningful than just receive a bunch of messages on Facebook or a pile of presents. He set up an online fundraiser and raised over $7000 for…

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Turning the Tides: An end of summer Extravaganza in North Vancouver with RAVEN

By Andrea Palframan / September 7, 2017 / You are invited to a solidarity event in support of First Nations’ legal challenges to the Kinder Morgan and Petronas pipeline, on Saturday, September 23 from 5 – 9 PM, at Roger’s Plaza in North Vancouver!! You can bid adieu to summer while sampling craft beer by Green Leaf and indulging in delicious treats…

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Packed house(s) for Tsilhqot’in fundraisers bring hope to the campaign to save Fish Lake

By Andrea Palframan / February 16, 2017 /

Many thanks to the individuals and businesses who came to hear the wonderful speakers and view the film presentation about the Tsilhqot’in Nation’s legal defence against Taseko Mines. Thanks to everyone who attended and donated to the Loonie-toonie raffle and the Silent Auction, we raised over $15,000 towards the legal challenge! Particular thanks to  ‘I…

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Poets for the Peace ~ August 28

By Andrea Palframan / August 24, 2016 /

Please join us for a special night of Poetry  to protect the Peace River and raise funds for the Treaty 8 legal challenge! In solidarity with the Justice for the Peace Caravan who will be arriving in Ottawa (Haudenosaunee territories), we’re hosting a powerful group of artists and poets who will be sharing their voices…

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Exciting new campaign launches in time for Paddle for the Peace!

By Andrea Palframan / June 23, 2016 /

Every year, the Peace Valley Environment Association and West Moberly First Nation host a Paddle for the Peace that brings hundreds of people to the Peace River to protest Site-C. So what if we helped them amplify the Paddle for the Peace with a groundswell of grassroots fundraising events that together raised big money for First Nations to stop Site-C…

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Event: Pull Together in Vancouver – Sarah Harmer and friends

By Christopher Roy / March 3, 2015 /

With a seventh new nation on board and court cases being heard later this year, Pull Together is excited to launch the second phase of our fundraising campaign with a concert in Vancouver on March 24. Tickets on sale Thursday March 5, 2015. Get updates via Facebook. On the anniversary of the Exxon Valdez spill, join…

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Pull Together for BC: A night of Live Music & Spoken Word – Nov. 22

By Susan Smitten / November 19, 2014 /

Saturday, November 22 – 7 – 10pm at St. Barnabas Church Hall, corner of Begbie and Belmont.  Victoria artists are getting together to share their talent with you in an unforgettable night of music, poetry, story-telling, live-auction of original art and dance! Pull-Together for First Nations against Enbridge with spoken word artist Janet Rogers, singer/songwriter…

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