RAVEN - Respecting Aboriginal Values and Environmental Needs

All Four Pull Together Nations join forces to stop TMX in court

On July 7, 2019, a number of the First Nations — including all four of the Pull Together nations supported by RAVEN — filed lawsuits to judicially review the federal government’s recent re -pproval of the Trans Mountain pipeline and tankers project.  After hearing from leadership of Tsleil-Waututh, Coldwater, Squamish and Secwepemc Nations, we’re feeling energized and...
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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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