Madii Lii

Tribute to Richard Wright – Rest in Power

By Andrea Palframan / May 26, 2020 /

RAVEN Remembers Gapaygy’m Ganauu  – Richard Wright   We are saddened by the passing of Richard Wright, land defender of the Gitxan House group Wilp Luutkudziiwus. Richard helped found the Madii Lii camp on the Suskwa River which acted as an anchor for cultural revitalization and resistance to gas pipelines. RAVEN has worked with Richard…

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In the arms of the mighty Skeena

By Andrea Palframan / August 14, 2017 /

By Ana Simeon, RAVEN Campaigns Manager   This summer I was privileged to visit Gitxsan, Gitanyow and Lake Babine Nations in north-western B.C. – communities that have all been impacted by the rush to extract and sell off resources, regardless of Indigenous consent, rights and title.   On our way back to Victoria, just as…

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Luutkudziiwus House leaders on establishment of Madii Lii camp

By Andrea Palframan / August 14, 2015 /

A great article in the Vancouver Observer offers a statement for the intention behind building Madii Lii camp. Please share the powerful words of Chief Noola and show your support for the families and friends who are standing up to Petronas: In late August, an Aboriginal protest group with the Gitxsan tribe in northern B.C.…

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LNG: BC’s Tar Sands?

By Andrea Palframan / August 14, 2015 /

Want the facts about LNG and fracking in BC? Lng from Andrea Palframan   LNG: BC’s Tar Sands? from Andrea Palframan

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Lelu Island salmon nursery under threat from LNG plans

By Andrea Palframan / August 14, 2015 /

The proposed location of the Pacific NorthWest LNG plant is right on the doorstep of an exceptionally abundant feeding ground for juvenile salmon. The Flora Bank “is like Grand Central Station for salmon,” said Allen Gottesfeld, head scientist for the Skeena Fisheries Commission. The Lelu Island liquefied natural gas plant site near Prince Rupert is…

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Making the connection: Fracking=LNG

By Andrea Palframan / August 14, 2015 /

As RAVEN gears up to launch a new campaign to support the Madii Lii opponents of Petronas’ LNG project in northern BC, it’s interesting to learn that only 25 per cent of British Columbians support fracking in the province. According to the Vancouver Sun, this is in stark contrast with the 50 per cent who are…

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