First Nations

Walk for the Salish Sea

By RAVEN / January 19, 2017 /

Join all or any part of this 4-day, family-friendly, broad-based citizen’s walk (or roll) over the Easter long-weekend, from Songhees to Tsleil-waututh territory, Victoria B.C to Burnaby, in unity and solidarity to protect global climate and marine ecosystems of the Salish Sea and surrounding communities from the threat of expanded tar sands pipelines and tanker…

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Meet the Nations: Coldwater Indian Band

By RAVEN / January 17, 2017 /

Coldwater First Nation are Interior Salish people who belong to the Nlaka’pamux Nation. They are connected to other Nlaka’pamux communities through shared values, language and ancestry. Locally, Coldwater  people are known as C’eletkwmx, and their regional affiliation is with the Scw’exmx, the “People of the Creeks.” Coldwater was among the first Nations to sign on with Pull Together.…

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Calabash Rocks Out for Pull Together

By RAVEN / January 17, 2017 /

The 23rd edition of Calablast Tuesday is back and this time we’re currating a night of music in support of First Nations led legal challenges against the Kinder Morgan pipeline! Who knew stopping pipelines could be so much fun? We stand as a community against Kinder Morgan with First Nations as they defend their territory…

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Moksha Yoga Burnaby pulls together to protect the coast

By RAVEN / January 15, 2017 /

Through the months of January and February, Moksha Yoga Burnaby hot yoga studio are raising funds for First Nations legal challenges to the Kinder Morgan pipeline and tankers project.   Moksha Yoga Burnaby are standing up to ensure that all parties have an active voice in how development takes place in First Nations traditional territory, and that First Nations groups have…

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Be Clean Naturally steps up!

By RAVEN / October 26, 2015 /

We are so thrilled to announce that our friends at Be Clean Naturally have created gorgeous soap bars to raise funds for Pull Together. The soaps in question are a sweet cocktail of essential oils such as orange, lime and cedar with other natural ingredients including olive and coconut oils. We’re also excited that Pull…

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Vancouver Film Screening Raises Over $3000

By RAVEN / October 7, 2015 /

In late September, a Vancouver resident named Sondra put on a fantastic event, with a little help from her friends, all of them volunteering their time to make the event a success. About 140 people packed Vancouver’s Unitarian Church to see the inspiring and insightful new documentary film, Coastal Tarsands. The audience also had the opportunity…

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Summer 5Rhythms Dance Classes Raise $346

By RAVEN / September 3, 2015 /

All year long, we’ve seen concerts, potlucks, yoga classes and many other creative fundraisers for Pull Together, but this is a first: Weekly 5Rhythms dance classes, collecting donations to this campaign to support First Nations fighting Enbridge in court. For the month of July, Joanne Winstanley donated a portion of the proceeds from her Tuesday night classes…

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Igel Architecture supports Pull together in a big way

By RAVEN / July 21, 2015 /

Igel Architecture, based out of Vancouver, is a small architecture firm specializing in small and medium scale projects, of both new construction and renovation to existing buildings Through their projects they have donated $2000 of their own profit to help support First Nation legal challenges. Have a look at what Igel Architecture has been up to…

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Pull Together With Black Spruce Bog

By RAVEN / July 8, 2015 /

Sea to Sands Conservation Alliance in Prince George Pulled Together with their local community to organize a Dance featuring the incredible band Black Spruce Bog! The energy in the room from the dancing, music and speeches made it a spiritual night for anyone who was present. Sea to Sands have been huge supporters of Pull Together all…

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Film screenings in Vancouver suburbs raise $1000

By RAVEN / June 23, 2015 /

A film screening of two powerful pipeline films held by our allies at Tri-Cities Leadnow and Raincoast raised over $1000. Two beautiful and powerful films were shown: Reflections: Art for an Oil Free Coast Groundswell It was a great night of film screenings and art for The Week to End Enbridge and raised 560$, which means…

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