Podcast

PODCAST: Cedar Sisters with Terri Lynn Williams Davidson

By Andrea Palframan / April 19, 2021 /

RAVEN Debriefs Podcast features Terri Lynn Williams Davidson – Haida lawyer and Indigenous legal visionary – in conversation and song.

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From Bad Law to Restorative Justice with John Reilly

By Andrea Palframan / April 6, 2021 /

Raven is the only organization in Canada that’s expressly established to provide access to justice for indigenous Nations. RAVEN exists to level the playing field, so that when nations are up against very deep pockets of governments or corporations they have the financial staying power to see legal actions aimed at protecting their rights and…

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PODCAST: Cultural Refugia with Ethnobotanist Nancy Turner

By Andrea Palframan / March 23, 2021 /

Ethnobotanist Nancy Turner reveals the intricacies of interspecies dynamics that underlie Indigenous People’s deep affinity to the lands and waters.

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PODCAST: Ed Jensen – Walking the Path of Respect

By Andrea Palframan / March 15, 2021 /

Just as his Nation embarks on an historic Title Action to assert Indigenous sovereignty over traditional territories that were never ceded through treaty, Jensen is involved in practicing, teaching and breathing life into Secwepemc hunting traditions. Grounded in Secwepemc laws that were taught to him by his uncles and grandfather, Jensen is bringing those traditions…

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PODCAST: Indigenous Foodways Series with Jess Housty & Granny’s Gardens

By Andrea Palframan / March 8, 2021 /

This episode is Part 1 in our series on Indigenous Foodways. We’re talking with Jess Housty from her kitchen in Bella Bella. Jess shares with us the story of her community’s Granny’s Gardens: a food sovereignty project that is rooted within the traditions of the Heiltsuk Nation on British Columbia’s central coast.  The Nathan E.…

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PODCAST: Indigenous Power with Judith Sayers

By Andrea Palframan / February 23, 2021 /

Our guest on this episode is pioneering human rights lawyer and trailblazer on the path to Indigenous sovereignty, Dr. Judith Sayers.  We spoke with Judith in late summer of 2020, just as her community was reeling from the violent murder of Chantal Moore at the hands of police.  Hear from participants in the Indigenous Justice…

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“Full Fledged Tricksters”: Val Napoleon & the Indigenous Law Research Unit

By Andrea Palframan / February 2, 2021 /

On this episode, we took a walk with the  director of the world’s first Joint Degree Program in Indigenous and Common Law, Val Napoleon, and her colleague Rebecca Johnson. Meet Julianna Alexander, a Secwepmec elder and research partner with the Indigenous Law Research Unit, and student researcher and JID student Carolyn Belleau. Hear from this dynamic…

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Making history with Tsilhqot’in’s Russ Myers Ross

By Andrea Palframan / January 16, 2021 /

Chief Russ Myers Ross saw his Nation through one of the most historic periods of the past century. Elected chief at just 30 years old, Ross witnessed the Supreme Court’s recognition of Tsilhqot’in Title, helmed the largest Indigenous-led solar project in the province, successfully defeated Taseko Mines in court, and was present for the exoneration…

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S1 Episode 7: Decolonize Now! With Nikki Iyolo Sanchez

By Andrea Palframan / May 19, 2020 /

On this episode of RAVEN (De)Briefs,  we’re talking to  Nikko Iyolo Sanchez.    We caught up with Nikki on the day that the book, Spirits of The Coast, was released. As a guest editor for the Royal BC Museum, Sanchez worked with diverse contributors, young and old, to explore the magic, myths and ecology of orca…

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RAVEN DeBriefs S.1 Episode 6 – We Are the Stronghold

By Andrea Palframan / May 5, 2020 /

Listen to this episode Today’s episode introduces Shosana and Raven of Digging Roots, who, together with promoter and singer songwriter Amanda Rheaume are the founders of the indigenous Music Summit. This February, as the Wet’suwet’en Nation’s courageous stance against Coastal Gas Link inspired solidarity actions around the world , this powerhouse trio got together to…

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