RAVEN - Respecting Aboriginal Values and Environmental Needs

Thunderous affirmation of people power!

AMAZING NEWS!! Kinder Morgan Canada Limited today announced that it is suspending all non-essential activities and related spending on the Trans Mountain Expansion Project. KML also announced that under current circumstances — “specifically including the continued actions in opposition to the Project —” it will not commit additional shareholder resources to the Project. You guys, it’s...
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7th Annual Young Scholars Essay Prize

Calling all Master’s students!  Do you have interests or commitments to Indigenous culture, social justice, and environmental rights?  Do you have a paper due this term?  Then we need to hear from you! The purpose of the RAVEN Young Scholars Essay Prize is to recognize outstanding academic work which intersects with the core precepts and values...
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Earth Day with Bandidas!

Aiyana and her amazing team at Bandidas ride again! This Earth Day, the beloved East Van eatery is holding an all-day festival in support of Indigenous justice. Come on down to this famed Commercial Drive eatery on Sunday, April 22nd and enjoy incredible food, great people and a fabulous atmosphere: all for justice! Says Aiyana,...
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Luke Wallace and “Us”

  Luke Wallace brings heart and guts to his performances, weaving audiences into his protest songs and creating a powerful sense of community with every show. He’s been around B.C. and Washington State, visiting ground zeroes where ill-conceived mega projects meet passionate community resistance. At every stop, he’s made live recordings, giving voice to the...
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What’s next for Pull Together?

What a glorious weekend! As spring sprung on the B.C. coast, thousands upon thousands of coast protectors streamed into Coast Salish Territories/Vancouver on March 10th in support of Kwekwecnewtxw: Indigenous resistance to Kinder Morgan. The Tsleil Waututh Nation, supported by Indigenous Nations from the Arctic to the St. Lawrence to Standing Rock, erected a “Watch House”...
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Olympia and Seattle step up for Coast Heroes

Picture this: a group of Indigenous drummers form a circle around a bust of George Washington.  As their song and drumbeats reverberate through the marbled dome of the state legislature, lobbyists and officials stand in tight clusters outside the chambers where bills are being debated, talking intently. Zoom in to Frank and Kathy Brown, their...
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Case Study — Pull Together

Who knew stopping a pipeline could be so much fun? Indigenous peoples in Canada have earned powerful constitutional rights over major projects on their lands, yet governments and big business continue to ignore them. Pull Together was created as a grassroots campaign to fund First Nations legal battles and stop unwanted fossil fuel projects, together....
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Join the #next150 challenge!

We’re excited to share a new initiative being carried out in the memory of Richard Wagamese. Called “Indian Horse” after Wagamese’s groundbreaking novel, the organizers of this new campaign are inviting people to sign on to the #next150 challenge: let’s make the NEXT 150 years ones where we craft a safer, more understanding country. From...
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