Watch Episode 5, “Wellhead to Tidewater” with Eriel Deranger

By Andrea Palframan / March 12, 2020 /

Episode 5 – our last episode in Pull Together’s 5 part webinar series – was a great way to wrap up the ranging discussions we’ve been having over the past weeks. Our guest speaker was Eriel Deranger of Indigenous Climate Action. For many years, Eriel has brought together resistance to tar sands and fossil fuel…

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Watch Episode 4, “Wellhead to Tidewater” with Isabella Zizi

By Maia Wikler / March 6, 2020 /

Isabella grew up in Richmond, CA living roughly two miles away from the Richmond Chevron Refinery. Just one month after her high school graduation, on August 6, 2012, the refinery had a massive explosion that sent 15,000 residents to the hospital. This is when she knew work had to be done. Since then, her community-based organizing has taken…

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Episode 1: “Wellhead to Tidewater” with WCEL’s Eugene Kung is now online!

By Maia Wikler / February 19, 2020 /

We had an amazing 720 people sign up for our Pull Together organizing webinar series. Just a week after the TMX Federal Court decision, it was amazing to have Tsleil Waututh lawyer Eugene Kung on the call to walk us through the next steps for Indigenous legal action and to inspire us with how many…

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Watch Episode 2 of “Wellhead to Tidewater” with Kayah George

By Andrea Palframan / February 19, 2020 /

Kayah George of Tsleil-Waututh Nation and Tulalip Tribes spoke on what her communities have been organizing and the impacts of the super tankers on the Salish Sea, as well as on language and culture.  Kayah spoke with Sam Suarez, an organizer living in Oregon who has been travelling throughout the Pacific Northwest determined to stop Trans…

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Watch Episode 3 “Wellhead to Tidewater” with Anjali Appadurai

By Maia Wikler / February 2, 2020 /

Anjali Appadurai from Sierra Club B.C. and the Padma Centre for Climate Justice spoke on the webinar episode about the global climate movement and organizing against climate change, and what this pipeline’s impact on Canada’s commitment on greenhouse gas emissions and the global South. Anjali’s family comes from Humble Nadu, a state in India’s southernmost tip.…

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Pull Together Kicks off Mass Organizing Call

By RAVEN / July 26, 2019 /

It was great to have so many of you on our mass organizing call — over 150 people signed up for what turned out to be a combined legal briefing and strategic overview. We know that, like all of us, you have a dose of deja vu about this whole project, but we hope that…

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VIDEO: The Nature of Justice with Dr. John Borrows

By Andrea Palframan / December 10, 2013 /

On a chilly night in early December, 2020, the RAVEN community gathered to listen, entranced, to a luminous storyteller who shared beautiful gems of wisdom. Anishinabe/Ojibwe scholar, lawyer and legal advisor to RAVEN, Dr. John Borrows, spoke about rights, relationship and reciprocity  from the place where Indigenous vision meets engaged allyship. “One of the reasons…

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