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This World Oceans Day, join Heiltsuk Nation to restore marine ecosystems.

By Karissa Chandrakate / June 8, 2022 /

Today is World Oceans Day. It’s a day to celebrate the awe-inspiring ecosystems that make up our planet’s oceans. It’s also a day to uplift the people who are working year-round, across the generations, to steward and protect life-giving marine resources.  RAVEN is highlighting Heiltsuk Nation today. We’re shining a light on the groundbreaking work…

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Lanscape photo of Kitkaatla waters and land by Paulina Otylia

Will B.C.’s DRIPA Action Plan put an end to government’s scorched-earth tactics in the courtroom? A tabletop exercise

By Ana Simeon / June 2, 2022 /

With the implementation of a DRIPA Action Plan, B.C. has committed to shift away from patterns of litigation with Indigenous Peoples. What does this mean, and what would change on the ground?

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A journey to B.C.’s sage lands

By RAVEN / May 21, 2022 /

In 2019, RAVEN travelled to Secwepemc territory to begin filming a documentary. Then: covid hit. After a two-year pause, we’re back on the land near Kamloops, B.C. to pick up the thread of story. We’re working in collaboration with a group of local youth, together with Indigenous film mentors from media educators InPath.  Intended as…

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Digital Illustration of Tanya Tagaq. Text reads "Tanya Tagaq #365 Indigneous

#365 Indigenous: Tanya Tagaq

By Jamie-Leigh Gonzales / May 20, 2022 /

For RAVEN’s #365 Indigenous Series, Meet Tanya Tagaq: Inuk throat singer, composer, visual artist, advocate, writer and public speaker.

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Seeing Beauty: A Photographic Exhibit to Benefit RAVEN

By Jamie-Leigh Gonzales / May 16, 2022 /

Join RAVEN, Discovery Coffee, Victoria Cecchini and friends for the launch party on June 23rd at Discovery Coffee 2550 Rock Bay Ave. All photographs on display will be for sale on the evening of the event and afterwards, every print sold in connection with the event will go to RAVEN.

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aerial view of Lake Morrison

A Victory for Lake Babine!

By RAVEN / May 10, 2022 /

RAVEN is celebrating a victory for Lake Babine Nation!

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A digital illustration of DJ O Show with text that reads #365 Indigenous DJ O Show

#365 Indigenous: DJ O Show

By Jamie-Leigh Gonzales / May 3, 2022 /

For RAVEN’s #365 Indigenous Series, Meet DJ O Show: Afro-Indigenous DJ, speaker, artist, leader and youth mentor.

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digital illustration of Buffy-Sainte Marie. With text that reads "Buffy Sainte-Marie. #365 Indigneous"

#365 Indigenous: Buffy Sainte-Marie

By Jamie-Leigh Gonzales / May 2, 2022 /

In RAVEN’s #365 Indigenous series, meet Buffy Sainte-Marie: Cree singer-songwriter, activist, and icon.

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A group of runners participating in the Run for FUNds race at Elk Lake Park on April 2, 2022

Running for FUNds with RAVEN champions

By Jamie-Leigh Gonzales / April 26, 2022 /

On April 2, 2022 a group of runners took to the trail at Elk Lake to raise funds and awareness for Indigenous sovereignty and marine life conservation.

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Celebrating the laws of the land this Earth Day

By Andrea Palframan / April 21, 2022 /

Around the world, Indigenous Peoples share a very similar respect and caretaking relationship with the land. Those stewardship values stretch back through time immemorial and exist as living, breathing ‘laws of the land’ today. It’s incredibly exciting to see the braiding of modern rights-based laws with Indigenous legal frameworks in courtrooms everywhere.

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