Growing Rooted Solidarity: Allyship and Land Back

Leslie Anne smiling looking at the camera

Leslie Anne St Armour

Leslie Anne St. Amour (she/her) is a member of the Bonnechere Algonquin First Nation, located in Eastern Ontario and of mixed Algonquin and settler heritage. Leslie Anne completed her BA at McGill University in Political Science and a minor in Indigenous Studies, before spending a year as an Pathy Foundation Fellow working in her home community. A lawyer by training, Leslie Anne completed her JD at the University of Toronto and worked in private practice for two years before moving to Lekwungen and W̱SÁNEĆ Territories join RAVEN as Campaigns Director. When not working Leslie Anne can be found diving, camping, canoeing, or beading and scheming up her next trip.


Andrea Palframan

Andrea Palframan (she/her; settler of Scottish and Irish ancestry living on unceded Hul'quimin'um speaking-people's lands) is RAVEN’s Director of Communication. She is dedicated to make media that brings the strength of data together with the power of storytelling.

She holds a Masters in Intercultural & International Communication. Her research focus— how Indigenous communities are responding to, resisting, and adapting to climate change—forms the underpinning of her understanding of environmental justice and human rights issues. She spent 10 years working in sub Saharan Africa as Programs Manager for Glasswaters Foundation, working with grassroots community leaders to bridge the digital divide. 

You are invited!

Come spend an afternoon with RAVEN's Campaigns Director and Communications Director to learn about how to live in solidarity and allyship with Indigenous Nations. We will cover some basics of the colonial history of Canada and BC, the legal landscape relating to Indigenous people, the work of RAVEN and how this work is part of the larger Indigenous rights movement.

When: March 9, 2024

Time: 2-3:30PM

Where: Unitarians Victoria or Online via Zoom