indigenous law

VIDEO: Weaving Solidarity: Honouring Stolen Sisters

By Andrea Palframan / October 21, 2020 /

Join a powerful circle of healing and remembrance: bear witness to a webinar with Wet’suwet’en matriarchs that took place October 20, 2020. We hear so often about “Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls”. Behind that grim descriptor are people’s lives: in remembering, it is so important to say their names, and remember their stories.…

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Constituting Indigenous Law with John Borrows: S1 Episode 5 RAVEN (De)Briefs

By Andrea Palframan / April 21, 2020 /

Immerse yourself in the profoundly poetic worldview and philosophy of Canada Research Chair and RAVEN legal advisory panel member John Borrows. His discourse is richly adorned with the shapeshifting sounds of Jeremy Dutcher, a classically trained musician who takes 100 year old wax cylinder recordings of his Wolastoq ancestors, and sets them to soaring strings…

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Man Camps Perpetuate Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women

By Maia Wikler / April 4, 2020 /

Violence against the land begets violence against women. Research, testimonies and community members have made this crucial connection. Notably, Amnesty International reported: “Oil and gas extraction, coal mining, and hydroelectric development help fuel the provincial economy and create high paying jobs that attract workers from across the country. In actively promoting intensive development in the…

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Meet Brendan, Tar Sands Trial Campaigner

By RAVEN / October 5, 2018 /

Brendan is a Cree undergraduate student was born and raised on Treaty 4 territory, but moved in 2014 to Nogojiwanong (Peterborough), which is within the territory of the Mississauga Anishinaabeg. Here, he continued his studies as part of the Indigenous Environmental Studies & Science program. He is eternally grateful to the Anishinaabeg, who made space…

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