Heiltsuk’s Historic Big House Opening is a Powerful Testament of Sovereignty and Resilience

By Andrea Palframan / October 16, 2019 /

For generations Indigenous governance was carried out carefully amid the federal ban of governance practices. Today, the voices of Heiltsuk people are ringing out loud and clear across the land and water. At the heart of Waglisla (known as Bella Bella), the mural-festooned cedar Big House stands as a triumphant marker of Heiltsuk pride. Inside,…

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Stand with RAVEN #UnitedAgainstEnbridge October 1st

By Andrea Palframan / September 30, 2015 /

This week, we’re making history. On October 1st, First Nations, unions, and environmental groups will finally have their cases against Enbridge’s Northern Gateway pipeline and tankers project heard in court. We’ve been working hard towards this day: for the past 12 months, community groups, businesses, and people like you have found amazingly creative ways to raise…

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