RAVEN - Respecting Aboriginal Values and Environmental Needs

Walking a New Path, Together

By Ana Simeon On March 31-April 1 I had a special opportunity to visit Pípsell, a beautiful lake set in the rolling grassland near Kamloops and a sacred site to the Stk’emlúpsemc te Secwépemc Nation. Pípsell (also known as Jacko Lake) is threatened by the proposed Ajax mine, an open-pit gold-copper mine that would destroy...
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Meet the Nations Fighting Kinder Morgan

There’s been a lot of grieving, soul-searching, and head shaking since Trump was elected and, in rapid succession, the Kinder Morgan pipeline was approved last fall. But it’s springtime now,  and the world is waking up after a long, dark winter. We’re super stoked to announce that the Pull Together campaign has raised over $185,000 in only a...
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“Upstream Voices” Raises the Roof in Vancouver

A feisty crowd of nearly 200 braved a snowy evening in Vancouver/Coast Salish Territories to raise over $7500 and hear Hereditary Chiefs and Elders from the Skeena tell the story of their defence of Skeena salmon and traditional territories from the proposed Petronas LNG project. Check out the event highlights on video: https://vimeo.com/207589370 Opening storyteller...
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Packed house(s) for Tsilhqot’in fundraisers bring hope to the campaign to save Fish Lake

Many thanks to the individuals and businesses who came to hear the wonderful speakers and view the film presentation about the Tsilhqot’in Nation’s legal defence against Taseko Mines. Thanks to everyone who attended and donated to the Loonie-toonie raffle and the Silent Auction, we raised over $15,000 towards the legal challenge! Particular thanks to  ‘I...
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