RAVEN - Respecting Aboriginal Values and Environmental Needs

Incredible support for Unistot’en

We are so grateful to everyone who stepped up and donated this week in support of the Unist’ot’en, who were in court June 11-14 fighting to overturn an injunction by Coastal Gas Link. Two generous matching funds donors stepped up to meet over 500 donors, who together have raised over $70,000 for this important case....
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More matching funds roll in for Unist’ot’en!

It’s been  a week of astonishing generosity:  hundreds of donors from around the world have pitched in to support Unist’ot’en as they go to court to defend traditional Wet’suwet’en territory.  Now, as we reach an amazing  $50,000 milestone, a new matching funds donor has come forward. This donation will allow RAVEN to match donations and...
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Secwepemc win motion for elders to give oral history evidence as a group

photo by Paul David Shea/courtesy of Photographers Without Borders We congratulate Stk’emlupsemc te Secwepemc Nation on setting this important precedent even before the main hearing in their title case! In his decision, Justice Patrice Abrioux of the BC Supreme Court allowed “panel deposition” testimony of four Secwepemc elders. Unlike the usual proceedings in the Canadian...
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7 Generations Now! UVIc stands with Heiltsuk Nation

University of Victoria screens #RavenPeopleRising May 28 We’re excited to be working with the fabulous Katherine Cook, who has stepped up to organize a screening of our latest documentary short, Raven People Rising, on May 28 at UVic. RSVP and spread the word here:  https://www.facebook.com/events/2023000254465733/ Katherine is leveraging our sophisticated but simple online fundraising tools....
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Mateada Lounge hosts “Raven People Rising” for an evening about herring, orcas + a healthy ocean

Herring feed Chinook. Chinook feed Orcas. This connection and the protection of Herring populations off the coast of B.C. cannot be overlooked. Join us for an evening to deepen your understanding of precious Herring and learn about what the Heiltsuk Nation is doing to uphold an unbroken lineage of teachings that powerfully connect people to...
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