Webinars

VIDEO: Chief Roland Willson & expert panel on Site C

By Andrea Palframan / April 21, 2021 / Comments Off on VIDEO: Chief Roland Willson & expert panel on Site C

On April 20th, over 300 people gathered on a warm spring evening to hear from West Moberly Chief Roland Willson, who presented a chilling map of cumulative impacts of industry on his Treaty 8 territory. Willson was joined by Kai Nagata of Dogwood, who explained that his reporting beat covering corruption in mega-projects prepared him…

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VIDEO: Weaving Solidarity Honouring Stolen Sisters

By Andrea Palframan / March 10, 2021 / Comments Off on VIDEO: Weaving Solidarity Honouring Stolen Sisters

You are being welcomed to offer support by listening deeply to survivors from Wet’suwet’en Nation, who will be honouring  their stolen mothers, daughters, cousins and relatives – the human beings at the heart of the current legal challenge before the B.C. Supreme Court. 

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VIDEO: Indigenous Voices, From the Grassroots to the Courts

By Andrea Palframan / February 26, 2021 / Comments Off on VIDEO: Indigenous Voices, From the Grassroots to the Courts

Co-hosted by RAVEN Trust and Stop Ecocide Canada, this webinar aims to raise awareness on how an international crime of ecocide could uphold Indigenous rights and benefit Indigenous land defenders & water protectors. Moderated by Suzanne Dhaliwal, climate justice creative, campaigner, researcher, lecturer in environmental justice and trainer in creative strategies for decolonisation, a powerful…

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From harm to harmony: Ecocide as an instrument of international law

By Andrea Palframan / January 20, 2021 / Comments Off on From harm to harmony: Ecocide as an instrument of international law

“Criminalizing harm to nature echoes the universal, fundamental law of reciprocity: if you damage Mother Earth, there are consequences,” says Jojo Mehta of Stop Ecocide. “That is an increasingly obvious fact.” Protecting the future of life on Earth means stopping the mass damage and destruction of ecosystems taking place globally.  This serious harm to nature…

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VIDEO: Desirée Dawson on solidarity in action

By Andrea Palframan / December 17, 2020 / Comments Off on VIDEO: Desirée Dawson on solidarity in action

Hear soulful songstress Desirée Dawson – CBC Searchlight winner and award-winning singer-songwriter – on why she supports RAVEN (and why you should too!) “I really appreciate how RAVEN raises funds so Indigenous communities can protect their rights and integrity to land and culture. I also really appreciate that when there is outreach and education that…

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VIDEO: Outspoken women warriors share from the heart

By Andrea Palframan / December 17, 2020 / Comments Off on VIDEO: Outspoken women warriors share from the heart

Last night on a RAVEN webinar, we heard the spirited stories, soulful songs and passionate teachings of Birdy Markert, Desirée Dawson and Helen Knott. Though we were each in our separate homes, seeing each other in our living rooms with fires lit and armchairs rocking to the sweet tunes  felt like having a visit with…

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“OUTSPOKEN” – Songs and stories in solidarity

By Andrea Palframan / November 28, 2020 / Comments Off on “OUTSPOKEN” – Songs and stories in solidarity

While your hatches may be battened down and your blankets snuggled close, we want to invite you – from the comfort of your sofa –  to meet some inspiring leaders on a special RAVEN year-end webinar.   Wednesday, December 16, join RAVEN to hear from activist, social worker, mother and Dane-zaa author Helen Knott. In 2020…

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WEBINAR: Dr. John Borrows & the nature of justice

By Andrea Palframan / November 17, 2020 / Comments Off on WEBINAR: Dr. John Borrows & the nature of justice

Hopping on Zoom is one way to sustain networks of resilience that can help us weather the coming storms.  Join RAVEN now as a monthly donor and get an exclusive invite to a webinar Wednesday, December 9th with Anishnabe & Ojibwe scholar Dr. John Borrows!  The co-founder of Canada’s first joint degree program in Indigenous…

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VIDEO: Hereditary chiefs, matriarchs and legal counsel for Wet’suwet’en speak

By Andrea Palframan / October 8, 2020 / Comments Off on VIDEO: Hereditary chiefs, matriarchs and legal counsel for Wet’suwet’en speak

Last night over 700 people registered for a webinar to hear hereditary chiefs, elders, legal counsel and RAVEN for a webinar to unpack the court challenges underway NOW in B.C. Supreme Court. Watch the video of the online rally: Ana Simeon of RAVEN outlined the purpose of the call, explaining the basis of the legal…

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WEBINAR: Rare chance to hear from Hereditary Chiefs & legal experts on Wet’suwet’en challenges

By Andrea Palframan / October 2, 2020 / Comments Off on WEBINAR: Rare chance to hear from Hereditary Chiefs & legal experts on Wet’suwet’en challenges

Individually, we’re one drop. Together? We’re a mighty river. We’ve been waiting a long time for Wet’suwet’en’s case to be heard by the BC Supreme Court. On October 2, hereditary chiefs who aim to stop Coastal GasLink from encroaching on their territory will be in court for the second – and final – day of their…

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