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VIDEO: Wet’suwet’en chiefs reveal depth of devastation, vision for repair on powerful webinar

By Andrea Palframan / February 23, 2024 / Comments Off on VIDEO: Wet’suwet’en chiefs reveal depth of devastation, vision for repair on powerful webinar

What happens when you bring 5 Indigenous chiefs who have been fighting industry for their cultural and ecological survival together for a short, sharp hour?  You get a powerful conversation: and, an injection of hope into a movement hungry for change.  SLIDESHOW EXPLAINER ABOUT THE CAMPAIGN: https://raventrust.com/wetsuweten-charter-challenge-explained/ Last night, we joined  Smogelgem (Warner Naziel), Dstahyl…

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$2 million from Krawczyk Foundation breathes new life into Indigenous environmental justice

By RAVEN / January 22, 2024 / Comments Off on $2 million from Krawczyk Foundation breathes new life into Indigenous environmental justice

$2 million from Krawczyk Foundation breathes new life into Indigenous environmental justice in Canada. Krawczyk Family Foundation has made a remarkable and transformative $2 million donation to RAVEN, supporting access to justice for Indigenous Nations who are in court to protect land, air and water for future generations. Alex Krawczyk, daughter of the late philanthropists…

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Buckle up to zoom in on “R v Montour”

By Leslie Anne St. Amour / November 21, 2023 / Comments Off on Buckle up to zoom in on “R v Montour”

What does NASCAR and tobacco have to do with s. 35 Aboriginal and Treaty rights? Turns out: a lot.  A landmark decision has outlined a new definition of Aboriginal rights that could usher in an era where Indigenous laws gain more influence in the country’s courts.  In 2016 Derek White and Hunter Montour were busted…

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Solidarity with Breathing Lands Nations in Toronto

By Andrea Palframan / September 28, 2023 / Comments Off on Solidarity with Breathing Lands Nations in Toronto

Wednesday Sept 27, 2023, a river of solidarity coursed through the streets of Toronto. Anishinaabe and Ojibwe Nations joined forces with 6000 marchers to push back against the Ontario government’s rampant pro-mining, pro-logging, pro-industry agenda.  We are overwhelmed by the support pouring in from communities ready to do what it takes to protect Indigenous rights. …

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A legend in the making : Tia Wood on Salt Spring Island

By Andrea Palframan / September 6, 2023 / Comments Off on A legend in the making : Tia Wood on Salt Spring Island

Salt Spring islanders are in for a huge treat as Tia Wood brings her rawly beautiful voice and medicine songs to Fulford Hall.

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PODCAST: Gitxaała Nation takes on the Mineral Tenure Act in B.C.

By Jamie-Leigh Gonzales / April 22, 2023 / Comments Off on PODCAST: Gitxaała Nation takes on the Mineral Tenure Act in B.C.

This episode of RAVEN Debriefs takes a look at how Gitxaała Nation is taking on the Mineral Tenure Act in B.C.

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PODCAST: A different kind of mining company

By RAVEN / April 6, 2023 / Comments Off on PODCAST: A different kind of mining company

This episode of RAVEN Debriefs is a guest episode put together by Gitxaala’s legal team at Ng Ariss Fong.

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PODCAST: Meet the Gitxaała Challenge Intervenors.

By RAVEN / April 6, 2023 / Comments Off on PODCAST: Meet the Gitxaała Challenge Intervenors.

This episode of RAVEN Debriefs is a guest episode put together by Gitxaala’s legal team at Ng Ariss Fong.

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PODCAST: The Fight Against Big Mining: Guest Episode with Gitxaala Nation’s legal team

By Jamie-Leigh Gonzales / March 30, 2023 / Comments Off on PODCAST: The Fight Against Big Mining: Guest Episode with Gitxaala Nation’s legal team

This episode of RAVEN Debriefs is a guest episode put together by Gitxaala’s legal team at Ng Ariss Fong.

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Introducing: Carly Eldstrom, RAVEN’s new Development Director

By Jamie-Leigh Gonzales / February 17, 2023 / Comments Off on Introducing: Carly Eldstrom, RAVEN’s new Development Director

RAVEN is welcoming back Carly Eldstrom, former RAVEN grant writer and now our newest Development Director! Carly recently graduated from Columbia University with a masters degree in Nonprofit Management, and we couldn’t be more excited to have her back on the RAVEN team in this new capacity. 

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