Festival Afloat

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Join an on-the-water, paddle powered festival!

This summer, RAVEN  is paddle-powered! Bringing together allied businesses and impassioned community members, we're hosting a series of floating concerts in communities all over to raise funds and awareness for Indigenous-led legal challenges.

With 6 feet of distance between each paddle-powered watercraft, this is a safe and fun way to gather friends and community in celebration of the beautiful waters where you live, in support of Indigenous sovereignty and environmental protection.

Get involved! You can sign up to organize your own show, involve your business as a sponsor, or join a livestream or live show near you. 

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Festival Afloat: Ways to Play

ORGANIZE OR HOST EVENTS

RAVEN provides all the materials you need to host a floating concert or on-the-water livestream. Ready to  bring people together and have fun?

BECOME A SUPPORTER

Use your brand to boost Indigenous sovereignty and environmental protection. Sponsor an event with your business or workplace.

FIND A SHOW NEAR YOU

Floating concerts are popping up all over. Check out upcoming and past shows near you: and hey,  if there isn't one in your area, attend a livestream!

WE ARE RAVEN:
Changing the Landscape, One Victory at a Time.

“It’s not every day that we come across an organization such as yours that would assist First Nations with such a cause as ours. Mahsi cho for all your efforts and RAVEN for providing fundraising and support to the Peel Land Use Planning court session. It has been an honor to work with you on this initiative.”

— Chief Roberta Joseph, Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in

"We are the legal agents in this world. We all have the opportuntiy to practice law: sometimes that's done by standing with Indigenous Peoples and working with them in direct ways,  but also it means in some instances providing resources to help Indigenous Peoples as they're raising their voice. And so, providing resources is actually a practice of law. It's a custom that can be used to put us in relationship with one another."

— John Borrows, Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Law, University of Victoria

"One of the upsides of these fights is that they have created the wonderful opportunity to bring an awful lot of good people together. And as we move forward into our history, our coalitions our alliances are becoming a lot more broad based, and collectively we are taking ownership of the fact that this is our home. And our home is worth defending."

— Saul Brown, Heiltsuk Reconciliation Negotiator